|Duration||1 year (approximately) usually commencing in February|
|Attendance||Two 1-day workshops plus six written assignments, due monthly|
|Fees||to be advised|
|Applications||to be advised|
|Facilitator||Chris Bennett (Masters of Adult Education)|
For those interested in developing skills as a professional judge of the needle arts.
Judges Accreditation candidates are required to:
- Attend a one day Judges Accreditation workshop at Guild Headquarters (at commencement of course)
- Research a variety of books relating to the needle arts (approx. 6)
- Participate in two trial judgings prior to completion of course
- Submit assignments on their knowledge of the principles and elements of colour and design, stitching techniques, judging criteria, ethics, and needlework history of different types of needlework (5 separate assignments in all)
- Attend a final workshop and judging class
Candidates are monitored throughout the accreditation process.
It is expected that, once a candidate becomes accredited, their name will be placed on the list of Accredited Judges and they will participate in judging as and when required.
Accredited judges are required to keep their Guild membership current and to send in updated resumes every three years to remain on the list of active accredited judges.
Judges Accreditation, is open to any candidate who meets one of the following requirements:
Accredited teacher with The Embroiderers’ Guild NSW Inc
Teacher Accreditation from another recognised needlearts organisation
Degree in fine arts
Comparable qualifications and needlework expertise
This course is open to Guild members only. Enrolled students must maintain financial membership of the Guild for the entire duration of the course.
For more information about this course please contact Chris Bennett on 02 9876 8997 or email on firstname.lastname@example.org.