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Let TAFE show you how to throw a pot

Ever wanted to know how to ‘throw a pot’ and create your own coffee mug? Interested in making glazes and decorating your pottery to be kiln fired? Then come and explore the world of wheel-thrown pottery with this 5 week introductory day course and take home your own ceramic creations.

You will learn the beginner-level skills and techniques required to make, glaze and fire your very own wheel-thrown pots under close guidance from artist and experienced teacher Jenny Valmadre. Perfect for those starting out or wanting to refresh skills.

If you are interested in Raku fired pottery, you would be best to enrol in: http://tafenorth.edu.au/course/18145/wheel-thrown-pottery-raku Course details

LOCATION/S

Cairns

Key dates and info

DURATION

Part time: 5 weeks / 3 hours per day

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $220

Cost details

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How to enrol

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Cairns 14 Aug 2017 Part time / 3 hours per day Classroom
9 Oct 2017 Part time / 3 hours per day Classroom
13 Nov 2017 Part time / 3 hours per day Classroom

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements, this short course is aimed at both beginners and those wanting to refresh and build on their skills.

Location/s

Cairns
Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets
Manunda QLD 4870

Resources required

Students will be required to bring:

  • P3 mask - student to provide at extra cost (Disposable type is fine)
  • Apron, covered shoes and old clothes.
  • Other materials supplied.

Clay is supplied for the beginner level classes.  More proficient potters will need to supply additional clay beyond beginner level.  Tools are supplied, or bring your own

Timetable

This five week course is delivered face-to-face by experienced artist, potter and teacher, Jenny Valmadre.  Delivery is Mondays 9am - 12noon. L block

Units

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my payment options?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland North has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1300 656 959. We're here to help.

Prices are subject to change.

$220

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Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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Additional costs

Additional costs for listed materials under Required Resources.

Outcome

NACC Introduction to Wheel-Thrown Pottery (Stoneware)


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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland
  • If you are applying for a subsidised cost, please ensure you have all the relevant documents at time of enrolment

All done? Then you're ready to enrol

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:
tafenorth.edu.au/study-with-us/enrolment-fees/enrol

Enrolment options

By telephone: 1300 656 959. In person: at any TAFE Queensland North location.

Last updated on 27 July 2017

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