TAFE Statement in Introduction to Handbuilding with Clay

 
Qualification:
TAFE Statement
Course no:
165-29360V01
Start date:
Fri 28 Apr 2017
Gymea
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  • Introduction to Handbuilding with Clay course details

    Course description and aims

    This course provides an introduction to handbuilding techniques such as coiling,
    moulding and slab building - while developing your visual design ideas and
    decoration techniques. Participants will learn historical and contemporary
    methods to glaze, decorate and fire their works. We support and encourage
    students to develop their own ability and language in clay.

    You will learn about:
    - setting up for handbuilding - tools, selecting the right type of clay
    - basic techniques - coiling, moulding and slab building
    - introductory decoration techniques - working with slip, underglaze and glaze
    - basic technology - introductory information about glaze and how to fire a
    kiln.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Entry requirements

    Enrol at any location

    Gymea
    Part Time Day
    Course start:
    Fri 28 Apr 2017
    Course duration:
    8 Weeks
    Attendance:
    3.5 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
    $395
    Code:
    165-29360V01-17SUT-003
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    About offering:

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Tuesday 4 April 2017 from 11:00am to 12:00pm at Sutherland College, Gymea Campus, Cnr The Kingsway & Hotham Road, Building A, Lower Ground Floor, Ceramics Studio 1.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 3.5 hours of class over 1 day per week for 8 weeks. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Friday, 10:00am to 1:30pm

    How to enrol or apply:

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

    A Basic Ceramic Tool Kit will be required to successfully complete this course and will cost approximately $15. If you go on to further study you may decide to extend this tool kit with extra paint brushes, tools and specialist paints.

    READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

    Fees, payment and refunds: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    29360AIntroduction to Handbuilding with Clay27

     

     

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