Course code: 800-000446

TAFE Statement in Ceramics - Glaze and Fire Intermediate

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Overview About this course

Build on your existing knowledge of glaze and firing techniques in this intermediate course. Create handmade tiles using stoneware, earthenware or porcelain clay bodies. Achieve your desired glaze effects with the help of a practising ceramist.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

During this course you'll learn to:

  • Use raw glaze materials safely

  • Follow set recipes to achieve a range of effects in the class glaze tests

  • Understand the chemical properties of glaze materials and how they respond in different kiln environments

  • Explore aspects of colour in glaze and surface finishes

  • Test glaze properties on stoneware, earthenware and porcelain clay tiles

Course outcomes

You'll leave this course with:

  • A Certificate of Attendance

  • A potential pathway to further study in ceramics

  • Intermediate glazing and firing skills and knowledge

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Professional Development

Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects

Personal Interest

Explore a hobby in a fun and supportive environment

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this course.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:

  • Prior ceramics experience in creating glazes and different kiln firing applications, or

  • Studied the TAFE Statement in Ceramics Glaze & Fire (800-000191)

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Where can this course take you?

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: studio potter , ceramicist and ceramics technical assistant.

Study options

Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses can be made up of a combination of core and specialty units.

Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.

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TAFE NSW Services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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