Award Craft skills using Natural Materials Level 1

Award Craft skills using Natural Materials Level 1

Duration: 11 weeks
Start Date: Monday 13 January 2020
Induction: Monday 6 January 2020
Day and time: Monday, 6-8.30pm
Course fees: £115 including registration plus £35 for clay / FREE (fee remissions available)
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course aims

Practical handling skills for working with clay by developing skills and techniques tailored to your own interests

Design, build and decorate your individual projects as well as learning how to permanently incorporate natural and found materials into your ceramic work. By the end of the course you will have created a strong, durable piece of ceramic work, and have developed understandings of both professional project development and the 3D design process.

Entry requirements

You will require a basic understanding of working with clay.

An Entry Level 3 qualification would be beneficial but is not essential. This course is designed to be accessible to all levels of skill and ability.

How to apply?

Ring the Information Line on 01482 615 349 or visit your local centre to book an appointment.

Course units

You will do the following units:

  • Plan and design craft items
  • Identify the tools and natural materials required to develop a project
  • Outline techniques to be used in the production of craft items
  • Be able to carry out craft tasks safely

Accredited/RARPA statement

This as an accredited course and evidence of achievement is by creating a portfolio of evidence.

Where can it lead?

Where can it lead?

Art pieces which combine techniques such as incorporating or recycling materials in ceramic work are currently very saleable across art fairs, local galleries and online stores, for example Etsy.

HTAE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Craft ( pottery – Ceramics)

This qualification would be useful in the following roles:

  • Ceramics designer
  • Kiln operative
  • Own business


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