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Ceramics — Throwing at 25 Stoney Street (Level 1) — Part-time

Course outline

This is perfect for students with some basic knowledge of working with clay or beginners who want to use the wheel for the first time.

If this is a method you have wanted to try, or improve on your technique, this is your opportunity. Working in our well-resourced ceramics department, you will be guided through clay preparation, basic throwing techniques, turning and decorative effects using a potter’s wheel.

Under the guidance and support of your tutor, the aim is for you to build a good foundation of skills and knowledge and understand the importance of safe studio practice so you gain the confidence to work independently on your own ideas.

You will receive an induction to our well resourced Ceramic Studio, excellent tutor guidance, new knowledge and skills in ceramics resulting in finished outcomes – glazed and unglazed as well as opportunities to develop your creativity.

Basic materials will be provided on the course. If you want to develop your work further you can purchase art materials at our Art Shop based at 25 Stoney Street.

You can view the fantastic creative works of our students on our Creative Showcase website below.

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How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

For help on completing the online application form, please see our useful apply online guide here.

It is currently not possible to apply for this course. This could be due to the course being full.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
25 Stoney Street

Start: Wednesday 11th January 2023

End: Wednesday 22nd March 2023

Time: 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Day: Wednesday

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Tuition fee: £81.25

Additional costs:

  • Materials fee: £15

Course code: C039363 / Q039364


College certificate

Level Other
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you must be aged 19+.

Teaching & assessment

There is no formal assessment.


You can continue onto other part-time courses in ceramics and art and design.

Additional information

Please bring an apron/shirt to protect your clothes.

Please note places are limited to 10.

Refunds are only given in exceptional circumstances. Please refer to the College guidance on refunds.

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