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An Introduction to Ceramics

This experimental course is designed for those that are interested in working with clay in a variety of methods and processes and have little previous experience of the material. The course will explore the potential of making in clay, its inherent properties and producing artefacts that can be taken home once fired.

During the course you will have the opportunity to learn the basics of using the wheel. Learning how to throw to create cylinders and functional tableware. You will also be encouraged to bring materials and research during the course that contributes to their learning and practice. Work will be glazed and fired on site.

This course is an ideal opportunity for both students and professionals looking to increase their knowledge of materials, processes and widen their portfolio.

You will be expected to collect your work after the course is complete to ensure the pieces are given time to dry out before they are kiln-fired.

Please note: this is a 12 week course with course registration fee of £30.00 and a studio material charge of £60.

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19-23 Fee 19+ Fee  
CT9CFA1P Vantage Point 10/JAN/19 - 04/APR/19 THU 09:30 - 16:30 12 £30.00
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FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

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Adult and Community Learning – Paignton

This course is available at our Paignton Campus. We provide a vast range of Adult and Community Learning courses that enable you to try something new and recreational. 

Opening Times
Term time
Monday – Thursday
09:30 – 16:30 and 18:15 – 20:30

Friday
09:30 – 16:30

Vantage Point,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

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