Pottery – TRY A NEW CRAFT! [Sorry Full, Click Enquire to Register your Interest]



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Due to its popularity for 23/24 Try a New Craft has been extended to 10 weeks. The course aims to encourage each learner to explore pottery in a friendly and relaxed environment. You will cover the basics in clay preparation and be introduced to the basics in throwing, slab building, coiling and the use of slips and glazing techniques.

Course Content - What will I learn?

The course offers a variety of methods of clay work. You will have the opportunity to learn the techniques of coiling, slab building, wheel-work, slip decorating and glazing.


Am I right for the course?

This course is for learners 19 years old or over and is a workshop activity where learners will learn new skills and knowledge of this craft.

This course is for learners 19 years old or over. You must be a new student in trying this craft at Oaklands College

The learners progress and achievement will be observed on an individual basis, with support and encouragement given.

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.

A skilled tutor with many years of experience

What Next?

Pottery Workshop (Improvers/ Experienced), to extend your knowledge and to develop your own individual style.

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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.

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Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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Studying at Oaklands is about finding out what you enjoy learning, with a huge range of courses including A Levels, BTECs and Apprenticeships our students are given the opportunity to make their own academic choices, and thrive in a subject they enjoy.

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