Course Duration
1 Year
Location
Cauldon Campus
Course Cost
£ 300.00
Do I have to pay this fee? These courses receive government funding, and some learners will be eligible for FREE tuition if they meet specific criteria. Some L code courses at Level 3 to 6 may also have an Advanced Learning Loan available for learners aged 19 and over.
Course Code
PL6018
Start Date
01/01/2023
Start Time
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Day
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Course Summary

This course is designed for adults who want to further develop knowledge and skills in creating and developing ceramic based wares and crafts. This is an ideal progression course for those who have completed the Ceramics and Pottery Throwing course at the College.

Are you interested in throwing and glazing? Do you wish to use pottery wheels? Then this course is the ideal way for you to develop your knowledge and practical skills.

Taught at our spacious art and ceramics rooms in the brand new Digital and Creative Hub at Cauldon campus, opposite Staffordshire Univerity and Hanley Park, this course will provide you with an awareness and understanding of the creative process as well as practical knowledge of how to apply this to your ceramic designs. You will explore a range of methods and techniques as well as learning how to develop your own ceramic work.

On this course you have access to workshops, pottery wheels, spray booths, kiln and drying rooms. This course is portfolio assessment only (no exams)!

Course Requirements

Entry Requirements

None required, although prior experience in Art and Design related subjects is advantageous.

How Is It Assessed

The assessment is through a personal portfolio and sketchbook submission, the portfolio will document your creativity and skills development on the course. There is continual feedback and workshop discussions. There are no exams to sit for this course. All work is moderator assessed after submission to course tutor.

How Is It Taught

The course is taught by specialist lecturers including working professionals, who aim to help you to gain the most from the course.

The course is delivered through a mixture of practical workshops, lectures and some self directed study. You will have fun with opportunity to learn how to develop your pottery skills and knowledge, practical techniques and skills.

What Could I do Next

On successful completion of this course you could be able to progress to our other Creative Media or Art & Design courses, depending on where your interests lie.

What Else Do I Need To Know

The course is a ten week course, that runs from 5th Cotober to 14th December. There are 10 sessions in total. Sessions in evenings, starting 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

Entry Requirements

None required, although prior experience in Art and Design related subjects is advantageous.

How Is It Assessed

The assessment is through a personal portfolio and sketchbook submission, the portfolio will document your creativity and skills development on the course. There is continual feedback and workshop discussions. There are no exams to sit for this course. All work is moderator assessed after submission to course tutor.

How Is It Taught

The course is taught by specialist lecturers including working professionals, who aim to help you to gain the most from the course.

The course is delivered through a mixture of practical workshops, lectures and some self directed study. You will have fun with opportunity to learn how to develop your pottery skills and knowledge, practical techniques and skills.

What Could I do Next

On successful completion of this course you could be able to progress to our other Creative Media or Art & Design courses, depending on where your interests lie.

What Else Do I Need To Know

The course is a ten week course, that runs from 5th Cotober to 14th December. There are 10 sessions in total. Sessions in evenings, starting 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

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