Our company aim is to assist the UK craft industry in one of its most noble and useful endeavours - the passing on of creative and technical skills and the practice of craftsmanship.
This website enables people to find details and information about thousands of creative, craft and artisan courses and workshops as well as books and kits, to book or buy gift vouchers and to connect with potential tutors. We also collect reviews of the courses undertaken so that future students may gain a real taster of what the experience will offer and tutors can gain invaluable feedback.
CraftCourses gift vouchers are redeemable against any of the courses listed on our site. All tutors registered with us are required to accept gift vouchers as payment of course fees if requested by a student.
Important note: courses must be booked and the voucher code validated against the booking by the expiry date, though the actual course may take place later than this.
We pay tutors via BACS upon confirmation that the course has taken place, minus our commission of 12% of the voucher plus VAT.
For the full terms and conditions for CraftCourses gift vouchers including how to process them and how tutors get paid please click here.
Safety & insurance
Tutors are responsible for meeting the safety regulations and providing the appropriate insurance cover for their specific course/s; Craft Courses Ltd takes no responsibility for tutors or course organisers who advertise on the site and do not provide any insurance cover or official safety advice or inspection – we advise all tutors to take professional advice.
Student reviews help tutors gain recognition, feedback and testimony, which is invaluable in attracting new students.
Student reviews posted on our website are the sole property of CraftCourses.com and are not to be replicated elsewhere without expressed permission. Whilst we monitor the content posted, CraftCourses does not edit or control the student reviews posted. CraftCourses does nevertheless reserve the right for any reason in its sole discretion to remove without notice any Site Content. In very rare cases, students leave negative reviews expressing disappointment. Offensive and inappropriate comments will be removed, as will comments from those who have not actually been on the course in question. However, please note that we will not remove other negative reviews at the request of tutors without the consent of the student, which CraftCourses will seek directly. Students should not be approached directly by the tutor about their reviews instead tutors have two weeks to publicly respond to student reviews. In posting on CraftCourses.com you expressly agree not to post anything that is false, unlawful, misleading, defamatory or otherwise objectionable.
Diversity and inclusivity policy
CraftCourses is committed to promoting creative learning and inclusive practices for all individuals.
We believe that every individual using the CraftCourses platform as a student or a tutor should be treated with dignity and respect. We ask that all tutors using the platform provide a learning environment that is free from judgement or bias, regardless of race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or age.
Where disability or physical challenges may be a barrier to participation, we ask that tutors make all reasonable adaptations possible to allow maximum safe inclusion for all, and if this is not possible, to make it clear in advance.
Registering as a Tutor
CraftCourses.com offers every UK based creative tutor, centre, organisation or college the opportunity to register for a tutor account. The goal is to enable artists and craftspeople and those wishing to learn or experience creative practices to connect. Courses may be in-person, online, live-online or in kit/book form.
The following rules apply to all information uploaded onto CraftCourses.com:
API - automated content feed
We offer an API service to select partner organisations, which enables them to publish select information about the courses we promote. This is agreed on a case by case basis and allows for our courses to be published more widely. Please contact us for more information.
Notice and take-down policy
CraftCourses.com operates on a "notice and takedown" basis. If you have any complaints or objections to material or content including student reviews posted on this Site, or if you believe that material or content posted on this Site infringes a copyright that you hold, please contact us immediately and we will make all reasonable endeavours to remove illegal content within a reasonable time.
The above terms apply as a condition of using the CraftCourses platform and we reserve the right to change these terms from time to time without reference to customers or notice. These terms and conditions do not affect your statutory rights as a consumer and are governed by and in accordance with British law.