Organic Soap Making
Discover how to make your own beautiful organic, scented soaps, using all natural ingredients.
“I chose Newbury College because it has a healthy environment in which I can enjoy creative freedom.”
“My time at college has been really positive. I’ve been able to focus solely on one subject that I really enjoy and I’m progressing onto university with an unconditional offer at the university of my choice.”
Art and Design
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“I chose to study at Newbury College because it was conveniently close. I also loved the course choices, such a huge range, it was very difficult for me to decide what would be best. I had a lot of support to help me choose what course would be best for my future. I have enjoyed the confidence that I have gained from my course and I am very thankful for everything the college has done for me.”
This one day workshop is aimed at completed beginners and will cover the following:
- An introduction to the art of soap making
- An introduction to the melt and pour process
- An introduction to soap making tools
- Design and create your very own soap, using only organic and natural ingredients
Once students have designed their soaps they will:
- Add their chosen colours, which can be mixed, marbled or layered
- Add their chosen essential oils
- Add any desired herbs for dermatological properties or dried flowers
- Pour into chosen soap moulds or cut soaps into desired shapes.
Students should be able to make around five soaps each, time depending.
The day will finish with learning how to package soap in sustainable gift wrap, for those wishing to create soaps as gifts.
All ingredients used are 100% vegan and cruelty free.
*PLEASE NOTE - The running of this course is subject to receiving sufficient enrolment numbers. Newbury College reserve the right to close, cancel or postpone a course if it has not received the minimum required enrolment number by the scheduled start date. In the case of cancellation, enrolled learners will be notified approximately one week prior to the start of the course.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
This course does not lead to a formal qualification.
Students could progress onto other craft based courses at Newbury College.
Learners' work will be assessed by the tutor throughout the workshop and progress will be discussed with each learner.
This is a one-day course; therefore, no homework will be given.
Students do not need to be in relevant work to undertake this course.
Fees and Additional Costs
The price below includes an additional £5 materials fee, which covers the cost of the majority of materials used during the session. Learners will be required to purchase their own soap block.
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14 - 18 year olds
In most cases students aged 14-18 years old on a substantial study programme will NOT be required to pay fees and most course-specific equipment and materials will be funded by the College. This excludes stationary, non-curriculum trips and a £15 enrichment fee.
19 years and over
Students aged 19 years and over may be required to pay fees. For details of fee remission and loans for students over the age of 19 click here. Please note that some courses may have additional registration, examination and/or materials fees. Where we have been unable to provide these additional costs in this information, they will be discussed with you prior to enrolment. If you think you may be entitled to financial support or fee remission, or you would like more information on the additional costs associated with your chosen course, please contact us.