Course starts: September 2020

Age groups

19+, Leisure courses

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Whether you’re interested in developing your existing skills in pottery and sculptures or are starting from scratch, this course will teach you the skills and knowledge required to create beautiful and inspiring works of art.

Working with a diverse range of materials and styles, you’ll be taught how to create a range of decorated clay items using traditional hand building techniques. You’ll learn about the principles and theories behind ceramics, explore different techniques and produce your own portfolio of work.

Our course is designed to support those who are interested in expanding their hobbies and interest, or would like to enhance their current understanding and techniques.


Entry requirements

The course is designed for all students with a passion for working with clay and who enjoy 3D modelling.


What will I learn?

  • Learn the techniques involved in drawing and designing concepts for your ceramic piece
  • Understand the techniques and principles with decorating ceramic pieces through glazing and firing
  • Learn how to manipulate and mould the material into your chosen design



You’ll be assessed through a combination of informal discussion and regular assessment based on your portfolio.


Career and progression

This course is for those who want to improve their ceramic skills as a hobby, or if you want to progress to the Level 2 or Level 3 Art & Design. You’ll get instruction and guidance to extend your experience, and worksheets and examples of previous work will be available to help inspire you for future study.



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