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Diploma of Ceramics

National Course Code: CUA51220


The nationally recognised Diploma of Ceramics gives you the confidence to sustain your own highly individual ceramics practice. Youll learn to analyse art theory and combine technical, creative and conceptual skills to make unique hand-crafted objects that can be artistic or functional.


Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Make moulds, casts and surface treatments
  • Draw, design and sculpt
  • Set up firing kilns
  • Document, display and exhibit works
  • Manage studio facilities and safety requirements
  • Present a body of your own creative work with an accompanying portfolio


Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • A creative eye
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • A collaborative approach to learning
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Communication skills
  • An interest in creative trends


Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Diploma level
  • A solid grounding in this highly specialised creative discipline, which enables you to either practise as a working ceramicist or further your expertise with deeper study

Career opportunities:

  • Ceramicist
  • Ceramic technical assistant
  • Visual artist
  • Sole trader
  • Studio technician or assistant
  • Workshop teacher


Take your career further with the:

  • Advanced Diploma in Visual Arts (Ceramics)
  • Bachelor of Creative Practice with TAFE NSW degrees


This course is currently available at 2 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • VET Student Loans Available
  • On campus
  • Full Time, Part Time

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Coffs Harbour: Full Time, On campus

  • Full Fee: $11,930.00
  • Start Date: 21 Jul 2022
  • Duration: 1.5 years

Gymea: Part Time, On campus

  • Full Fee: Enquire
  • Start Date: Enquire Now

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