Creative Ceramics – Level 2

Creative Ceramics – Level 2

Duration: 1 year
Start Date: Coming Soon! - Enquire now as spaces will be limited
Day and time: Tuesday, 5.30-8.30pm
Course fee: £210 / FREE (fee remissions available)
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email:

Course Aims

If you would like to advance your practical skills in pottery, ceramics, and mixed media, then the Level 2 Award in Creative Ceramics is for you!

This course aims to develop sculptural, and practical knowledge, making, developing bodies of work, glazes, and firing processes. You will be taught how to create a large-scale sculptural bust, develop musculature and expression in clay, glaze making and have the chance to explore raku. If you have already completed the Community Learning Pathway in Throwing on the Potter’s Wheel or can already throw there is an opportunity to develop projects on the wheel within this qualification.

This course allows you to study on a part-time basis, attending one three-hour session a week so it can be accommodated alongside employment, childcare, and other commitments.

It might be of particular interest to those wanting a career change or those just looking to experience something different and enhance their practical and creative skills.

There is a greater level of challenge in this course and is suitable for those who have achieved a Level 1 qualification or who have experience in Pottery/Ceramics.

Entry Requirements

You should have completed a Ceramics for Beginners course.

If you wish to throw on this course, you must have completed a throwing course with this tutor or be proficient at throwing.

You will also require a basic knowledge of written English as well as a commitment to achieving the qualification.

You will need access to a computer to complete your work online.

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email:

Course Content

This qualification is delivered over one year and made up of four units, evidenced through portfolio submission.

Within this qualification, you will explore enterprise and employment opportunities as ceramic artists.

The four units covered are:

  • Use materials, tools, and equipment to develop craft techniques
  • Investigate creative enterprise create and present the final piece of ceramic work
  • Develop Craft Ideas
  • Create, Present and evaluate final heritage/traditional crafts item

This course aims to develop strong design and project development skills, resulting in a clear understanding of your future direction as a ceramic artist. Achievement of the qualification will be evidenced gradually throughout the course documented in sketchbook designs, taking part in discussions, videos, some written analysis, and ongoing development of risk assessments.

You will benefit from teaching and guidance from experienced staff who have good links to the local creative industries and will benefit from learning skills to support employment in the fashion industry.

Assessment Method

Development is progressive taking you through a series of practical workshops and assignments where you will demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the subject as well as your practical skills.

As well as practical samples you will have to produce some written work, photographs during the developmental stages, and written evaluations of your finished projects.

Where can it lead?

  • Level 3 Creative Crafts

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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