New to Pottery – Beginners 1

New to Pottery – Beginners 1

Duration: 5 weeks
Start Date: To be confirmed
Day and time: To be confirmed
Course fees: £89.50 / FREE inc clay (fee remissions available)
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email:

Course Aims

If you have no experience in the subject or very basic knowledge, then this course is for you! You will gain confidence by making and decorating a pottery project using hand-building techniques.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements

How to apply

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

Course Content

During this five-week course, you will learn practical clay handling skills and a basic understanding of decorating techniques by making a set of nesting pouring bowls and decorating them with stoneware glazes. You will also explore applying texture to the clay surface and the skill of etching into clay to create a sign or plaque.

  • Basic clay handling
  • Basic hand-building techniques
  • 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 could progress on to further pottery and ceramics courses.

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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