Raku Day Workshop

Raku Day Workshop

Venue:
Duration: 1 day
Start Date: Monday 12 September 2022
Day and time: Monday, 10am-2.30pm
Course fees: £12.50 / 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

The aim is to gain confidence by having an opportunity to learn how to fire and load Raku Kilns, apply glazes with pre hardened pots and safely fire and purge the work.

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: learneradvice@hullcc.gov.uk

Course Content

You will have the opportunity to learn:

  • The History of Raku
  • How to safely use the Raku kilns
  • How to apply glazes to the pottery
  • How to safely load the Raku kilns
  • How to smoke the work and purge the reduction bins
  • How to wash the work

At the end of the session, you will have tea beakers to take home.

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:

Basic Pottery Skills short course

Basic Throwing on a Pottery Wheel short course

Ceramics Advanced

Ceramics Masterclass

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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