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THE PICTURE FRAMING ACADEMY

Skills you need to frame your own pictures as a hobby or even a paying one !

ACADEMY AT CUSTOM FRAMES

Within the three modules you should be able to frame nearly any item

We are delighted to be able to launch our own picture framing training courses. Our 3 tailored made one-day courses will cover a wide variety of skills and knowledge which we have accumulated over 25 years in the business working for a vast range of clients, both locally and internationally.

If taken, all three courses will provide the specialist skills to enable you to frame virtually anything.
The contents of these three modules will equip you with the know how to frame almost any item, from simple photographs to 3D items, all to a professional standard. If however, you’d just like a great day out learning a new skill, the Introduction to Picture Framing course is for you. Each of our courses takes place in our own 4000 square ft commercial workshop where you’ll learn and see first hand how things are done from start to finish.

£130
Introduction to Picture Framing

If your interest is borne simply out of a hobby, or you’d like to earn from it, our one-day introductory course is perfect for you. Our friendly and professional team will guide you through the basic skills you need to make frames and fit your own pictures or artwork. You will learn what tools and equipment are needed and how to use them safely and effectively.

This course includes an invaluable six months FREE advice and support via phone or email.
Lunch, refreshments and all materials required on the day are included.

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£250
Advanced Picture Framing

This one-day course is designed for people who already have a basic knowledge of picture framing, either as keen hobbyists or who are perhaps new to the picture framing business. The course will help you to move forward and expand your knowledge to framing more complex or larger items with confidence.
To ensure this course perfectly meets your requirements, you will choose 4 main and 4 secondary subjects to cover a wide variety of advanced topics. Our friendly staff will pass on their expert knowledge of picture framing and guide you through each process.

This course is limited to 4 students per instructor to ensure personal attention is given and also includes an invaluable six months FREE advice and support via phone or email.
Lunch, refreshments and all materials required on the day are included.

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£350
Advanced Picture Framing + Business

To attend this one-day course, it is strongly recommended that the Advanced Picture Framing course is taken beforehand to ensure you are up to date on the necessary skills and knowledge to get the best out of this training.
Half a day of this course will be dedicated to practical picture framing skills where you will choose 4 specific subjects to cover. The other half of the day will be centred around business skills allowing you to look at setting up your own picture framing business. Topics such as equipment, planning your workshop, sales, pricing, suppliers, administration and insurance will be covered….plus, of course, a few trade secrets as well !

This course also includes an invaluable twelve months FREE advice and support via phone or email.
Lunch, refreshments and all materials required on the day are included.

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GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE
Call our team for information on Gift Vouchers.

TIMES

9.00 – 12.30
30 minutes Lunch
1.00 - 4.30pm

DATES AVAILABLE

All Dates below are Saturdays only

  • JUNE 17TH
  • JULY 1ST , 8TH , 29TH
  • AUGUST 12TH , 26TH
  • SEPTEMBER 9TH

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