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You are encouraged to develop your skills and knowledge of ceramic materials and processes which could lead to self employment or progression to other specialist courses.
Our career pathways show you a typical route through the various stages of learning, what you will learn along the way and the careers these programmes could lead onto.
Leisure CourseQualifications explained
2018 Associate Artists Ceramics / Pottery (pm)16-18: £243.00Adult: £243.002018 Associate Artists Ceramics / Pottery (am)16-18: £223.00Adult: £223.00
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If you are inspired by the creative potential of clay then this is the course for you. You are encouraged to develop your skills and knowledge of ceramic materials and processes which could lead to self employment or progression to other specialist courses.
Areas covered in the course include throwing, slip-casting, hand-building, glaze formulation, decorating techniques and firing.
More advanced students will be encouraged to develop their own ideas through personal tutorials with the tutor.
This is a non-accredited daytime course but you will be taught Level 4 (Higher National Diploma level) techniques and processes through practical projects, demonstrations and visits to working potteries and exhibitions.
Learning is through a series of self-initiated projects which encourage you to explore a variety of ceramic processes and techniques. This is a practical course with group and individual demonstrations. All practice is supported by theory and technical information.
There is no formal assessment for this course.
I’ve enjoyed working with different mediums and doing lots of things that I hadn’t done before. Not many schools can offer the facilities that they have here.”
There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will need a good understanding of ceramics and the creative possibilities it offers. You will also have the desire to explore higher-level techniques within this discipline.
To enrol for this course, simply click on the ‘enrol’ button. You will then be taken to an enrolment form, where you will be asked to add your contact details and payment information.
Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible.
If you prefer to enrol in person please visit us at one of our college Advice Centres or enrol over the phone via 0800 612 6008.
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