Course code: 800-000178

TAFE Statement in Open Studio Practice - Ceramics

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Overview About this course

Enhance your existing ceramics skills as you choose your own direction and goals for what you want to accomplish during this course. Collaborate with other ceramists and enjoy the freedom to focus on your work in an immersive studio environment.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

During this course you'll learn to:

  • Apply various techniques such as wheelforming, slip-casting or handbuilding

  • Work with a variety of glazes

  • Work in a ceramics facility, including a kiln room

  • Use the full range of firing cycles

  • Develop your knowledge and skills in glaze and firing technology

Course outcomes

You'll leave this course with:

  • A Certificate of Attendance

  • Enhanced ceramics skills and knowledge

  • Expert feedback on your creative practice and works of art

  • Networking opportunities with other artists and like-minded individuals

  • A sense of accomplishment and a boost in creativity through achieving your goals in an immersive studio environment

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:

  • Competed the Diploma of Ceramics or the Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

  • An interest and involvement in the arts and ceramics community

  • A drive to progress your skills by receiving professional feedback

  • Access to your own ceramic materials, an apron and enclosed shoes

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 production potter, freelance ceramics artist, ceramics small business owner, community centre ceramics educator 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

Delivery Options Find a location to enrol

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