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NONAC10058

Introduction to Wheel-Thrown Pottery (Stoneware)

Non-accredited Short Course

Let TAFE show you how to throw a pot

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STUDY LOCATIONS North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
NEXT INTAKE Start date: 03 Oct 2024 Duration: 10 weeks View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee

This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

$345 - $410

Course overview

Introduction to wheel throwing is suitable for beginners who have an interest in wheel-thrown work, no previous experience is necessary.

The class will focus on developing the basic techniques of wheel throwing: centering clay, throwing tall cylinders, cups, bowls, turning and basic glazing.

The fee includes the glazing and firing of the pottery pieces you produce in class. This ten week course is delivered face-to-face by experienced potter Olivia Azzopardi. 

This short course is non-accredited therefore is not registered with the National Training Register.

Course outcome:

Statement of Participation

Ways to study
  • You'll learn face to face with a teacher in a classroom or simulated workplace environment. You may access learning materials through our online learning management system Connect. Learn more

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CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
On Campus
08 Jul 2024
10 weeks
Part time 1 night per week 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Monday
  • Full fee: $410

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

demo

Cairns

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024
DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

10 weeks
Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 1 night per week 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Monday
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $410

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled
VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No
ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

No assessment
TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom
Cairns
On Campus
11 Jul 2024
10 weeks
Part time 1 night per week 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Thursday
  • Full fee: $345

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

demo

Cairns

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

11 Jul 2024
DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

10 weeks
Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 1 night per week 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Thursday
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $345

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled
VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No
ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

No assessment
TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom
Cairns
On Campus
03 Oct 2024
10 weeks
Part time 1 night per week 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Thursday
  • Full fee: $345

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

demo

Cairns

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

03 Oct 2024
DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

10 weeks
Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 1 night per week 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Thursday
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $345

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled
VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No
ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

No assessment
TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

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Introduction to Wheel-Thrown Pottery (Stoneware) (NONAC10058)

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Introduction to Wheel-Thrown Pottery (Stoneware)

COURSE CODE: NONAC10058
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

This short course is aimed at both beginners and those wanting to refresh and build on their existing skills.

Resources required

Covered shoes must be worn in all studio areas. 

You will need to bring:

  • all your own clay and any specialist materials that may be specific to your research, for example: underglazes or lustres.  NOTE: no white earthenware in the studio. 
  • an old towel
  • a large sponge for cleaning wheels
  • a lidded bucket for recycling
  • a journal, pen, pencil and a plastic ruler.

Clay is available from:

 

Important information

Course commencement is subject to minimum enrolment numbers

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course disclaimer

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 enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.