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Card Making Techniques Diploma

Centre of Excellence Online Ltd
Course summary
150 hours
105.83 GBP excl. VAT
English
Online courses
Professional Training
Next available date: - Online courses

Course description

Starting with the card crafting essentials, you’ll learn about paper and card – the different sizes and weights, envelope types and sizes, and the tools that should be in your craft kit. We’ll look at different card styles, shapes and folds, along with how to make inserts and create backgrounds.

The course covers a wide range of techniques, including basic and advanced rubber stamping, parchment craft and teabag folding. You’ll become familiar with the different types of ribbon, the easy yet versatile needle pricking technique, die-cutting, embellishments and shrink plastic.

We’ll look at the various types of punches used in punch art, iris folding, lacé and kirigami folding and cutting, encaustic art and quilling. Finally, we’ll explore types and applications of decoupage and cards that have movement included within them, such as shaker and pop-up cards.

By studying this course, you will:

  • Learn about various types of paper, card, and envelopes
  • Discover the tools of the trade and how to use them
  • Receive guidance on numerous card making techniques
  • Take on projects to practice what you have learned

Outcome / Qualification etc.

The Card Making Techniques Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.


Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.


This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Training Course Content

Module 1: Paper and Card

Module 2: Backgrounds, Card Types, and Inserts

Module 3: Rubber Stamping Techniques

Module 4: Parchment Craft

Module 5: Teabag Folding

Module 6: Ribbons and Needle Pricking

Module 7: Die-Cutting, Embossing, Shrink Plastic and Embellishments

Module 8: Punch Art

Module 9: Iris Folding, Cutting Techniques, Encaustic Art, and Miscellaneous Crafts

Module 10: Quilling

Module 11: Decoupage, Shaker Cards, and Action Cards

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Centre of Excellence Online

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