Course code: 2558
Start date: Tuesday 17 April
End date: Tuesday 26 June
Time: 10am to 12pm
Course fee: £46
Admin fee: £5
Venue: Barton Adult Community Learning
Contact Barton Adult Community Learning Centre on 01724 296811 or email email@example.com.
This course will allow the learner to explore and experiment with the characteristics of a range of tools and materials. Learn new underpinning skills and techniques in pottery and decoration with a floral theme.
With support and guidance room your tutor, learners will familiarise themselves with clay and glaze materials, resources, tool and equipment. Learners will be encouraged to explore different methods and techniques for creating pottery. By the end of the course learners will have developed sufficient skills and knowledge to allow them to take ideas forward for development.
Methods of assessment
The course tutor will help each learner to develop an individual learning plan so that they are aware of their personal progress on the course. Photographs of work will be used to record progress and achievement. The course tutor will provide guidance and feedback relating to progress and achievement.
Content and learning outcomes
explore the characteristics of available pottery resources
identify a range of suitable materials and techniques
explore a range of tools and equipment for pottery
explore and develop basic pottery skills
maintain a safe working environment
have completed at least two items for display
Requirements for first session
Please bring with you any materials/tools that you may already own and a pencil/pen and ring binder file for handouts. Some materials will be available for learners to use at the first session.
Advice will be provided from the tutor regarding the purchase of any items required whilst on the course. Costs will be kept to a minimum. (Clay £1 per 1lb used)
This is an intermediate skills course with a view to further development in a particular area of ceramic style or progression onto an accredited course.
We can also signpost to alternative providers.