Artistic Fired Enamel on Metal (Sant Andreu) - C.F. Grado superior

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The Artistic Fired Enamel on Metal program trains specialists in the application of fired vitreous enamel on metal for uses including contemporary artistic and artisan work as applied to the worlds of objects, design, applied art, jewelry and art.

The program provides a solid foundation in drawing, color, enamel-working techniques, history, artistic concepts, experimentation with new materials and current applications of the enameling discipline.

The School offers spacious, bright, warm and modern workshop space with professional equipment, a large-dimension kiln and an enameling booth. There is also a specialized library and a video library, and the School puts out a periodical publication done in collaboration with the National Enamellers’ Association.

ESDA Llotja also offers the possibility of participating in EU exchange programs and doing internships at specialized companies.




Oferta de Cicle de doble titulació d’esmalts artístics al foc sobre metalls i joieria artística.

Aquest cicle formatiu forma l'anomenat Pack amb Joieria (que suposa l'avantage de possibilitar una doble titulació).

Per cursar un dels cicles formatius del pack l’alumne/a es matricula a una de les especialitats. En el primer curs hi ha matèries comunes alhora que hores específiques en els tallers de l' especialitat escollida.

IMPORTANT !: en el moment de la matrícula s'ha d'inscriure al codi comú corresponent al cicle de joieria. És després, a la pròpia escola, on optarà per una de les dues especialitats. La titulació final obtinguda serà la cursada, sigui esmalts o sigui joieria.

Opcionalment amb sols un tercer curs podrà obtenir la titulació en l'altra especialitat afí (doble titulació)

Prerequisites for Admission to Advanced Vocational Training Programs

The conditions for admission and enrolment are established by the Catalan Government’s Department of Education every academic year and published in the Official Gazette of the Government of Catalonia (Diari Oficial de la Generalitat de Catalunya – DOGC).

As a general rule, prospective students must:

a) Hold at least one of the following qualifications:

- Batxiller or equivalent: Advanced Level Secondary Education diploma, High School diploma, etc.
- University degree
- One of the following degrees, diplomas, certificates or accreditations: University Orientation Diploma (A-Levels) or university preparatory studies, Specialist Technician Certificate, Advanced Vocational Training Certificate, Intermediate Vocational Training Certificate or Sports Education Certificate, accreditation of having passed the general part of the admissions exam for Advanced Vocational Training or Advanced Vocational Training in Sports, accreditation of having passed all parts of the university admissions exam for those at least 25 years of age or an admissions exam to experimental professional modules.

b) Pass the specific studies part of the admissions exam.

However, regardless of Section a) above, prospective students can be admitted to Advanced Vocational Training without holding any of the academic qualifications indicated by passing both the general and specific parts of the admissions exam indicated in the corresponding Government Resolution.

To be eligible to take the general and specific admissions exams, prospective students must be at least 19 years of age, or turn 19 during the calendar year in which the admissions exam is taken, or be at least 18 and hold an Intermediate Vocational Training Certificate in Fine Arts and Design or an equivalent certificate in similar studies.

Certificate of Advanced Vocational Training in Fine Arts & Design, Specialization in Artistic Fired Enamel on Metal

Professional Group
Artistic Enameling

Advanced Vocational Training


History of the Art of Enameling

105 hours

Artistic Drawing and Color

240 hours

Technical Drawing

270 hours

Analysis of Artworks

105 hours

Modeling and Model-Making: Enamel

105 hours

Artistic Enameling Projects

300 hours

Enameling Workshop

660 hours

Employment Skills, Labor Regulations and Job Orientation

60 hours

Internship at a company, studio or workshop

25 hours

Final Project

80 hours

Sant Andreu


Enamellers can work as freelance professionals or in association (to different degrees) with a company or workshop. Enameling activities can include:

  • Pictorial mural works or sculptural works of the enameller’s own design

  • Jewelry, including pieces using gold and silver-working techniques as well as jewelry made of simpler materials

  • Artistic installations

  • Architectural facings for both interiors and exteriors

  • Teaching

  • Socio-cultural and recreational activities and workshops for children and adults

  • Design of industrial elements, design of urban furniture and preparation for serial production

  • Museum science and exhibitions

  • Conservation, restoration and handling of decorative arts heritage objects

With the Advanced Vocational Training Certificate you are eligible for the following university studies:
-Architectural Technician Studies
-Education / Teacher Training (3-year university degree or diplomatura)
-Advanced Fine Arts and Design Studies, with a qualification equivalent to a 3-year university degree or diplomatura (specializations: Fashion Design, Product Design, Interior Design, Graphic Design)
-Undergraduate studies in Fine Arts (Bachelor’s Degree)
-Undergraduate studies in History (Bachelor’s Degree)
-Undergraduate studies in History of Art (Bachelor’s Degree)
-Industrial Design Engineering
-Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Assets (specializations: Graphic Documents, Sculpture, Archeology, Painting)