Getting Started 2021

5 January 2021

The Goldsmiths’ Centre has opened applications for Getting Started Online 2021,  the one-week introduction to business course designed to support the most talented UK designers, designer makers and skilled craftspeople in the jewellery, silversmithing and allied industries. This is a free course, delivered for the first time completely virtually, and will provide up to 100 start-ups with the help to get practical guidance and advice on key aspects of getting their business started.

Applications close Sunday 14 February 2021.

The course will be hosted by the Goldsmiths’ Centre from 22nd until 26th March 2021, and will cover topics from understanding target markets, developing products to successfully preparing for selling in person or online. Through live webinars and talks, industry experts will give the benefit of their experiences to participants across the UK, supporting them to get a head start in their career. Participants who complete the Getting Started programme can apply to participate in an online showcase launching in Summer 2021.

Applicants for Getting Started must be resident in the UK and can apply if they are aspiring to start, or have recently started their own business, or self-employment in the jewellery industry, whether as a designer, designer maker or other skilled craftsperson. They must also have completed an accredited Precious Metal course or a jewellery industry apprenticeship in the UK.

For more information about the course, application guidelines and to apply, click here


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