Level III: Journeyman
This certificate is awarded to those who show expertise in all the skills required at the advanced levels. In addition, they will show they can apply those skills in the construction of articles and they will become proficient in making the tools required to produce The Journeyman's Grill. To receive this certificate, the blacksmith will present to their instructor one of two completed projects:
Successful Smiths must also pass a safety test. By completing this coursework they will have shown mastery of the Intermediate skills of a blacksmith and the following:
Completion of this project is expected to take approximately 100 hours. It is assumed that the Journeyman Blacksmith has their own shop and most of the basic tools and that they will only need the guidance of a mentor. It is also expected that the blacksmiths will have made some of their own tools. Some of these skills will be taught at Education Committee Instructor Workshops.