Basic Throwing on a Pottery Wheel – Beginners 2

Basic Throwing on a Pottery Wheel – Beginners 2

Venue:
Duration: 5 weeks
Start Date: Thursday 10 November 2022
Induction: Thursday 3 November 2022
Day and time: Thursday, 9-11.30am
Course fees: £43.50 / FREE inc clay (fee remissions available)
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email: learneradvice@hullcc.gov.uk

Course Aims

For those with a basic knowledge of throwing who can understand how to centre clay and wish to progress to successfully drawing up walls. We will aim to gain confidence by learning how to draw up taller walls over the consecutive weeks, improving skills by learning to control the clay.

Entry Requirements

Must have completed the New to Throwing on a Pottery Wheel – Beginners 1 course or can demonstrate the ability to learn at this level.

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email: learneradvice@hullcc.gov.uk

Course Content

Learn practical clay handling skills and a basic understanding of the working hardness of clay by learning how to throw a taller pot, maintaining centre of gravity and successfully turn work. Once we have made our project, we will glaze it using a combination of stoneware glazes.

During the five-week course we will cover:

  • Basic clay handling and wedging
  • Drawing up walls
  • The importance of maintaining centre
  • Turning work
  • Exploring glazing techniques by practically decorating your work

Assessment Method

This course uses RARPA as its method of assessment.

RARPA stands for Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement which is the process of assessment for non-accredited learning. It is a means of validating the outcomes of programmes which do not result in qualifications. RARPA is a five-stage process which measures and records learners’ progress, achievements and attendance.

Where can it lead?

You may wish to progress on to one of our other pottery and ceramics courses or take a qualification.  Such as:

Level 1 Award in Craft Skills using Natural Materials

Level 2 Certificate in Creative Crafts

These skills could be used in the following job roles:

  • Ceramics Designer
  • Kiln Operative
  • Own Business

As a Hull Training and Adult Education learner you have access to our Careers Advice Service. Our advisers are on hand to guide you through options and support you to achieve your full potential. Ask your tutor to refer you, if required.

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