Art, Design, Creative Media & Music

Ceramics - A020

12 Quays Part Time Level 1

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This course is suitable for both beginners and intermediate students who have little or no experience of ceramics. The sessions will have formal content and instruction. However, if you already have expertise in the ceramic processes you can use the session to develop your ceramics/throwing skills in relation to your own ideas.

Course Details

The sessions will explore the general techniques of ceramics, with the course aiming to introduce you to a variety of techniques in ceramics. After undertaking the course you will have a portfolio of ceramics that demonstrate you have achieved the following:
An understanding of hand building and throwing processes An increased critical understanding in contemporary ceramics An understanding in Glaze processes An understanding of safe working practices in a ceramic studio

Entry Guidelines

There are no formal entry criteria.

You should have a general interest in ceramics and have the ability to develop ideas for projects.

Good eye/hand co-ordination and communication and numeracy skills would be useful.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Office Use Only. Non Standard 22.11
Assessment Method

No formal assessment but assessments for practical work continue throughout the course.

Additional Information

You will produce several sculptures covering all aspects of hand building techniques which allows the learner to progress with confidence.

Where can I progress to?
Progression to Art & Design courses available at the college. Access to HE Art, Foundation Art.

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Book a Place

Starting 26th April 2023 - Ending - 24th May 2023

REF A020O003

If you are aged 19 or over:

There are no discounts available for this course

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £275.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

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