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Dates: 11/01/22 - 29/03/22
Days: Tuesday 16:30 - 18:30
Sessions: 11
Centre: Sutton - Sutton
Course Code: S22006F09AG
Fees: Standard - £77.00
Concessionary - £53.90

Course Information

Changes may need to be made to this course if Government Covid-19 guidance results in restrictions being placed on the College, for example an on-site course could be moved online. If it is not possible to move a class online, refunds may be issued in line with College policy. We will inform students as soon as practicable should any changes to this course be required.

Learning Aim: Z0002105

Make clay objects in different ways: coiling, slab-building, pinching, moulding and throwing, and to handle and use pottery tools, as well as decorate pots using a variety of techniques. You will develop an understanding of the process of pottery and an awareness of health and safety in the pottery workshop.

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

On this course, you will develop the following life skills

Mental Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

Confidence building

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

None, other than the ability to understand verbal instructions.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

No

Additional information

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

Your tutor will give you more information about the course at your first session.

Tools – some sharp to be mindful of.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Other Pottery & Ceramics courses at Sutton College.

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service can help. Contact advice@suttoncollege.ac.uk






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