Relax, unwind and get creative in this short 8 week ceramics course. Learn about the art of clay and wheelforming as you explore the techniques behind making ceramic products. You'll finish the course with the skills to start your own small business.
During this course you'll learn to:
Establish techniques in wheelforming from basic forms to bowls
Research and apply the properties of clay related to wheelforming
Handle finished work and structures safely, throughout the creative process
Apply ceramic design elements
Apply basic kiln firing principles
You'll leave this course with:
A Certificate of Attendance
Specialist skills to create clay structures
Exposure to a strong network of likeminded creatives
Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects
Explore a hobby in a fun and supportive environment
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:
An interest in exploring the clay medium
Perseverance as wheelforming takes time to get the basics
The ability to pay for the clay used in your works (approximately $50) and to provide your own ceramics tools (approximately $20)
An awareness that this course may be potentially physically demanding on your back
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.
Our graduates go onto roles like: ceramicist and creative artist.
Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.
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.
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.
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
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TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
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