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Level 1 Award Introduction to Ceramics: Handbuilding

Level 1 Award Introduction to Ceramics: Handbuilding

27/04/2020 - 29/06/2020
10:00 - 16:30
Day of the week: Monday
Max. Cost: £513.00
Remaining places: Yes

Dates options:
Time: 10:00 - 16:30
Course: Level 1 Award Introduction to Ceramics: Handbuilding Code: CE6153LG
Days of the week: Monday No. of sessions: 9
Location: Lisson Grove Centre Places available: Yes
Fee: £513.00 Concessionary rate: Free

What is the course about?

Learners will be guided through a wide range of practical tasks, learning all the basic handbuilding techniques along the way. Learners will also be introduced to slip decoration and glazing.

Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?


What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?

No prior knowledge of pottery is required to attend this course.

What topics does the course cover?

Pinch pots, coiling, soft slab building, press moulding and hard-slab construction. Basic surface decoration and glazing.

How will I be taught and assessed?

Level 1 Ceramics will be assessed on a continual basis. The tutor will use observation, discussion, individual tutorials and targeted tasks with feedback. Formal assessment will take place at the end of the term. Learners will receive written and oral feedback.

Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?

Although decoration and glaze materials are included, we do make a charge (priced per kilo) for the clay used before the first firing only.

By the end of the course what should I be able to do?

With these transferable skills learners will have the opportunity to develop their creative potential in ceramics and progress to a BTEC Certificate in term 2 and 3.

What are the progression opportunities following this course?

We encourage learners to progress onto our Ceramics Level 2 course.

Date Day Time Sessions Venue Price Availability
27/04/2020 - 29/06/2020 Monday 10:00 - 16:30 9 Lisson Grove Centre £513.00 enrol now full
More dates to follow Monday 10:00 - 16:30 9 Lisson Grove Centre £503.00 enrol now full

Lisson Grove Centre

Tube: Marylebone, Edgware Road, St. John's Wood

Buses: 6, 16, 98, 139, 189, 332, 414, DF2

219 Lisson Grove

t: 020 7297 7297


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