Qualification Standard

Authorising body: Ministerstvo průmyslu a obchodu
Group of fields: Art and Applied Art
Occupation: Artisan blacksmith and locksmith
Validity of standard: from 29/4/2013
Qualification level: 3

Qualification Standard

Vocational competence Level

Proven knowledge of technical and artistic documents for producing artisan and craft products from metals

3

Choice of work procedures, processing techniques, tools, aids and materials for hand production of utility and decorative products of artisan blacksmithing

3

Independent processing of artistic intention for manual production of utility and decorative products of artisan blacksmithing

3

Operating blacksmith's forges and furnaces

3

Operating power hammers and forging presses

3

Producing tools needed for artisan blacksmithing, e.g. shaping hammers, tongs, chisels etc.

3

Making products of artisan blacksmithing, e.g. door handles and door signs, bars, gates, statues, spiral staircases, decorative keys etc.

3

Making product forged from copper or brass sheets or forged from steel

3

Surface finishes of artisan blacksmithing product by tinning, chemical colouring and paints coating

3

Assembling products of artisan blacksmithing and acting as a locksmith

3

Following entities have contributed

The qualification standard was prepared by the Sector Council for handicrafts (artisan). It has been established and licensed for this activity by the Chamber of Commerce of the Czech Republic and the Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic.

 

Entities represented in the following work groups have contributed:

Společenstvo uměleckých kovářů a zámečníků a kovářů-podkovářů Čech, Moravy a Slezska (Association of Artisan blacksmiths and locksmiths and blacksmith-farriers of Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia)

Sdružení výtvarníků Karlova mostu, o. s. (Association of The Charles Bridge Artists, o.s.)