Pottery & Ceramics - Beginners/Intermediate Print this page

Dates: 26/09/18 - 06/02/19
Days: Wednesday 10:00 - 13:00
Sessions: 16
Centre: Sutton - Sutton
Course Code: S30038C09AV
Fees: Standard - £336.00
Concessionary - £336.00

Course Information

What are the overall aims of the course?

To learn how to make pottery using appropriate construction methods for various forms, learn techniques of decoration, and learn how to work safely in a pottery workshop.

What will I learn on the course?

The course is designed to cover a range of skills and methods including clay preparation, coiling, slab building, throwing, glazing, press moulding, slip decoration, and Health & Safety issues.

Are there any entry requirements?

None, other than the ability to understand verbal instructions.

Do I need to attend a course approval interview/assessment before I can join this course?


How will I be taught?

Classroom based (including practical work where applicable)

How will my progress be checked?

Informal assessment in class
Tutor observation

Does the course have any features I should be aware of?

It's a hands-on practical class and sometimes messy

What do I need to bring with me to class?

An apron or an old shirt. A sketchbook is useful but not essential. Tools are provided but some students prefer to use their own.

How do I find out if I can get some support for my learning?

Additional Learning Support (ALS) may be made available for learners who, at the time of assessment and/or enrolment, declare a difficulty or disability that may affect their learning. Our service can support learners in English, maths, who are dyslexic, deaf or hearing impaired or who have evidence of other medical issues impacting on learning. Learners can also find information about financial and child care support from the Customer Enquiry Centre or at www.suttoncollege.ac.uk/enrol/help-with-fees.

All learners are entitled to use our iClick - Computer & Digital Learning Centre. For more information please see www.suttoncollege.ac.uk/college/iclick or contact iclick@suttoncollege.ac.uk

You will be issued with a Sutton College e-mail address, which will give you access to Sutton College’s Virtual Learning Environment, called VERA.

There is free guest Wi-Fi available in the College

Can I receive advice and guidance about further education opportunities and careers?

Yes. To find out more about what may be available to you please contact our Advice Team. See www.suttoncollege.ac.uk/college/advice-centre

What can I do after the course has finished?

We offer a range of pottery classes and specialist workshops, please see the website for current courses.

What should I do if I have any questions?

If you can’t find the answer to your query on the College website, please contact the Customer Services Team on 0208 289 4700 or complete an online query at www.suttoncollege.ac.uk/contact-us

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