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Pottery/Ceramics: Tue 10 weeks

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This 10 week Pottery/ Ceramics course is offering you the opportunity to improve your knowledge and skills in all things ceramic.

We will tailor the sessions to your level, from beginner to advanced. For beginners, the course will cover the two main ways of making pots, together with a range of different ways to decorate them. For the more experienced, the course will allow you the space and support to refine your skills, develop your own style and find a way out from a rut.

We have a well equipped studio with a large capacity kiln and slab roller.        

Please note that this course does not run during the half term/ end of term breaks.

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.

What I'll learn

You will gain the knowledge to develop your ceramics/ pottery skills, along with the confidence to work independently.

 

How I'll learn

Depending where you are on the experience curve, you will learn to make different styles of pots using pinching, coiling, slab making and throwing methods - together with a range of surface decorative techniques.

For more experienced students, we will work on specific areas you would like to improve.

 

How I'll be assessed

There are no formal assessments. 

 

Entry Requirements

Open mind, enthusiasm, an apron, a notebook and some hand cream are needed to take part in this course.

All levels of experience will be catered for. You are advised to wear old clothes or bring an overall because working with clay can get messy.

 

How to Apply

To apply 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.