Pottery Workshop (Experienced): Starts Jan, Tue, 19:00-21:15

Adult and Community Learning

The course aims to encourage each learner to produce pottery of a high standard, working at their own pace, in a friendly and relaxed environment. You will cover the basics in clay preparation, (wedging and kneading), slab building and coiling. The basics in throwing i.e. centering/cylinders and turning. The use of slips and glazing techniques.


  • Course code:


  • Subject area:

    Art and Design

  • Duration:

    10 weeks

  • Venue:

    St Albans Campus

  • Start dates:


  • Fees*:


  • Awarding body:

    Generic award - no awarding body

Important Course Information

What are the Course Requirements?

To have completed a Pottery - TRY A NEW CRAFT/ Beginners course (approximately 10-15 hours).

This course is for learners 19 years old or over and is a workshop activity where learners will extend their skills and knowledge in this craft.

The course offers a variety of forms of clay work. Learn the techniques of coiling, slab-ware, wheel-work, slip ware, glazing (spraying, dipping and pouring) and decorating.

The learners progress and achievement will be observed on an individual basis, with support and encouragement where it is required.

The course fee includes a material charge to cover the cost of clay, glazing and firing, up to a maximum weight of 1.5kg. If 1.5kg is exceeded then additional costs will apply. Materials to be provided by the student: An apron, sketch book/notebook. Students will be advised on any further items they may require for individual projects.

Continue with the next course to extend your knowledge and develop your own individual style or consider the Masterclass in Ceramics

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  • 16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.
  • For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.
  • Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.
  • All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.