If you would like to teach a class or hold a workshop at Maker Station, please look at the points bellow
and make contact with MS staff, we will help you structure and promote it, but we need this info from
Please read each question description carefully to be sure that your responses contain the required
Cover these points for each class/workshop you want to propose.
The first half of the list covers the basic proposal and logistical details, the second collects material for
the registration page and promotional materials for the class.
If you have any questions or concerns before then, contact the staff at Maker Station. First name * Last name * Email *
Phone * INSTRUCTOR PHOTO:
If you can upload a photo of yourself.
Date of workshop
Time of workshop Structure and duration of class:
List the number of hours of each session as well as how many sessions. Please also note if sessions are sequential, or if they can be taken individually.
Please let us know what days of the week and times of day you’re available to teach this class. Make sure to include specific date guidelines since your class may be considered more than a month after being proposed.
MS instructors generally charge between R50 and R300 per student hour separate from materials
cost, depending on the experience of the instructor, demand for the class, complexity of the class and
level at which it is thought. Instructors get 70% of all Instructors rate, that doesn’t go to cover the cost
of materials, overheads etc.
Price per Class: Instructor rate + materials + overheads (from MS) + marketing / number of students
= Hourly Rate per student
Number of Students:
How many students can you accommodate - please indicate minimum and
maximum? (to be confirmed with MS as certain spaces only allow limited number of people.)
Class product photo:
If you can, upload a photo/s of an example of the final product of the class. If you prefer you can also email it to booking@
nullmakerstation.co.za . If the class does not
have a 3-dimensional final product, then try to find a good photo to represent the subject matter. Promotional Class description (Long):
(Long Form) Please include a paragraph or two for describing
your course to prospective students, for listing on the registration page. Make it clear what the scope
of the class is (generally what it will cover), who it’s intended for, and why people should be excited to
take it. Be sure to use full sentences and describe the class in such a way that it sounds appealing to
your intended audience!
Promotional Class description (Short):
(Short Form) This is a 1-2 sentence condensed version of the
above, for listings on our website and print materials.
Who is this class designed for? (Youth / Adults / Families / Beginner / Intermediate/ Advanced/ All Levels, artists looking for engineering skills, vice versa, all of the above, etc.)
Skills covered / Expected outcomes:
Provide a list of the skills or outcomes that students should expect to leave the class with. That might be a list of tools students will learn to operate, processes like project management or brand development, and any concrete outcomes like “10 completed screen-printed greeting cards of your own design”
Proposed Syllabus (Short Form):
Please describe briefly below how you plan on organizing your material (per session for multi-session
classes, or per section for 1-day workshops.
Please include any necessary prior courses or knowledge (examples: “Must have already taken basic Wood Station safety at Maker Station” or “Students should have some prior
milling experience.”). If there are no prerequisites, list “None.”
List any materials that will be provided, their total cost, and whether that cost is included in the registration fee or if students should bring a check/cash with them to pay you
directly on the first day of class.
WHAT TO BRING:
List anything students should bring with them. That could be payment for the materials fee, materials that they are expected to provide, specific clothing appropriate for the class activity, ideas, etc. If students need to purchase any materials on their own, list items needed plus estimated costs and, if applicable, locations where students can purchase them.
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