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Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

Whether you’re new to the world of antiques or have some pre-existing knowledge, the fun, information-packed Antiquing Diploma Course provides a fascinating insight into the world of antiques. You’ll discover what antiques are and why they have value, the specifics of various types of antique furniture, ceramics, glass and other items, and how to identify, buy and sell antiques.

Introducing you to the course, we’ll consider what antiques are, what antiquing is and how to identify and select antiques. We’ll look at buying antiques online, at auction and elsewhere, and work out what prices you should buy at. We’ll also look at selling antiques online, at auction, in your own shop or a combination of these, and discuss how to build a client base and a brand.

We’ll explore the various types of antiques out there. We’ll start by focusing on time periods and styles of furniture, moving on to the types, marks, and identification of antique ceramics, and how to identify antique glass and silver. We’ll also take a look at other types of antiques, such as coins, jewellery, clocks, rugs and more.

The course concludes with a look at forgeries, reproductions, caring for antiques and tips on how to start an antiques business.

By studying this course, you will:

  • Understand how to buy and sell antiques for profit
  • Learn about antique furniture, including time periods and styles
  • Learn about antique ceramics, glass, silver, and more
  • Receive advice on how to spot forgeries, care for antiques and start an antiques business

Information for international students

Whether you’re new to the world of antiques or have some pre-existing knowledge, the fun, information-packed Antiquing Diploma Course provides a fascinating insight into the world of antiques. You’ll discover what antiques are and why they have value, the specifics of various types of antique furniture, ceramics, glass and other items, and how to identify, buy and sell antiques.

Introducing you to the course, we’ll consider what antiques are, what antiquing is and how to identify and select antiques. We’ll look at buying antiques online, at auction and elsewhere, and work out what prices you should buy at. We’ll also look at selling antiques online, at auction, in your own shop or a combination of these, and discuss how to build a client base and a brand.

We’ll explore the various types of antiques out there. We’ll start by focusing on time periods and styles of furniture, moving on to the types, marks, and identification of antique ceramics, and how to identify antique glass and silver. We’ll also take a look at other types of antiques, such as coins, jewellery, clocks, rugs and more.

The course concludes with a look at forgeries, reproductions, caring for antiques and tips on how to start an antiques business.

By studying this course, you will:

  • Understand how to buy and sell antiques for profit
  • Learn about antique furniture, including time periods and styles
  • Learn about antique ceramics, glass, silver, and more
  • Receive advice on how to spot forgeries, care for antiques and start an antiques business

Fees and funding

UK students
£127
International students
£127

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Quality Licence Scheme
    full time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    flexible
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • CPD
    part time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    flexible
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    The Antiquing 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 £15). 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.

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.150

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