Introduction to Craft Skills Workshop (classroom-based)

Introduction to Craft Skills Workshop (classroom-based)

Venue:
Duration: 3 hours
Start Date: To be confirmed
Day and time: Wednesday, 5.30-8.30pm
Course fees: FREE
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call The Preston Road Adult Education Centre on 01482 616 580

Course Aims

Have you always fancied having a go at pottery? Did the Great Pottery Throw Down tempt you into releasing your inner potter? In that case you will love this course!

During this 3 hour workshop we will introduce you to our specialist Pottery Studio, the equipment and facilities. You will gain insight into the Creative Crafts Qualification starting 9 June 2021 while making a ceramic plaque and/or a set of set of decorative coasters to gain hands on experience. Our aim during this session is to gain experience of working with clay enabling you to progress on to our new beginners level pottery qualification.

Entry Requirements

Access to IT as the course will be supported using Google Classroom Suite

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please call The Preston Road Adult Education Centre on 01482 616 580

Course Content

This dedicated, covid safe, ceramics studio is well resourced and offers a fantastic opportunity to experience the wonder that is clay! It is the perfect place to get started on a new skill, or build on what you already know. With specialist support from an experienced potter, you’ll gain experience by practically learning a new skill while learning about the new upcoming qualification and deciding if it’s the course for you!

You will produce your very own unique pots, which will be fired for you to keep.  You will be asked to collect your work from Preston Road Adult Education Centre at a later date.

Book now to avoid disappointment as there are only 8 places available on this workshop to ensure easy social distancing.

Assessment Method

This course is assessed through RARPA and you will receive guidance and support identifying and setting individual targets, feedback along your creative journey and support to achieve your aims.

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?

This workshop will enable you to progress on to the Creative Crafts Gateway Entry Level 3 Qualification starting 9 June 2021

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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