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Course CodeCourse NameVenueDayStart TimeEnd TimeStart DateEnd Date  
23EN420PWELLBEING SATURDAY: SUMMER POTTERY - MIXED LEVELENDERBY ADULT LEARNING CENTRESat10:00 AM3:30 PM15/06/202415/06/2024Available for EnquiriesCourse Info

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More information about this Course

Course Summary
The course is designed to give you a flavour of what pottery is about and learn some basic ceramic techniques such as pinch, slab and coil pots. The day will include demonstrations to support learning but you may then use the techniques taught to experiment and enjoy going where the clay takes you. It is an ideal opportunity to see if you would then like to attend a longer 10 week course with the same tutor.

Experience/Skills Required To Join This Course
No formal qualifications or specific skills/aptitudes are required. No prior knowledge of the subject required

What Is The Course About?
This course is aimed at all learners with a desire to know more about clay and pottery. We will look at the first ceramic techniques of pinch pottery, coiling and slab building. There will be lots of time, templates and information to develop personal ideas. Your work will then be fired, ready for collection 2 weeks later. The course is held in a purpose built, fully equipped Pottery studio and is taught by an experienced tutor and practising ceramicist.

For The Session(s) You Will Need:
An old shirt or apron. Don't wear your best clothes.

Additional Costs And/Or Resources:
No extra costs The course fee includes the use of all tools, equipment, a large range of colourful/ professional glazes and firing

How Will I Know How I Am Getting On?
Completion of a set of learning outcomes. Informal discussions with the tutor individually and in groups. · Photographic evidence

Teaching And Learning In The Community
Many learners book holidays during the length of their courses and whilst we realise this is personal choice, please consider that missed lessons can affect funding for adult learning courses. This may impact on us being able to offer similar courses in the future.

Support For Your Learning
Once you start, if you have further queries and/or support needs, please talk to the tutor. We also offer support to help people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. If you have a disability, learning difficulty, health problem or mental health difficulty that may affect your learning or participation, please contact us for further advice.

For More Information And How To Enrol
If you need more information, want to discuss levels and course content, or wish to enrol, you can call into our local centres, call our Enrolment Team, or for some courses, you can enrol online. If you need help with your choice of learning, training, career, work and life goals, please book an appointment with one of our Learning and Work Advisors who can provide free, 1:1, impartial advice. Call our Freephone 0800 988 0308

The Adult Learning Service Also Offers Courses In
The Adult Learning Service also offers courses in: · Computing and ICT · Personal Development, including Arts and Leisure · Languages, British Sign Language, ESOL and Makaton · Maths and English · Skills for Jobs · Apprenticeships and Traineeships · Family Learning · Programmes for Adults with Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities

Minimum Numbers
If the required minimum number of learners is not reached, we cannot guarantee that the course will run. We will try to advise you 5 working days before the course start date if this is the case.

Online Learning
If you are enrolling for an online/blended learning course: It is important to check the detailed course information prior to enrolment to ensure you have suitable equipment and software. You will also need a reliable internet connection to participate in this course. If you are not sure about the requirements or have any queries or questions please get in touch with our enrolment staff using the contact details provided. Please note that online courses may be recorded and shared with adult learning staff for quality assurance purposes.

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