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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: Course details


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Course details

1300 656 959

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How to enrol

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.

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


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



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.

Additional costs

Additional costs for listed materials under Required Resources.


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:

Enrolment options

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


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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 27 July 2017

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