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SSCUA0004

Ceramic Skill Set

Produce ceramic works

Learn the fundamentals of wheel throwing, surface decoration, glazing, and ceramic history and theory.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Cairns Start date: 25 Jan 2023 Duration: 18 weeks Wednesday mornings 9:00 - 10:30am
STUDY LOCATIONS Far North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$940

Course overview

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to explore and use different combined techniques to produce finished ceramic work from design concepts. It involves planning works, preparing associated resources and creating ceramic works according to technical quality requirements. Techniques  and knowledge include elementary wheel throwing, rudimentary glaze technology, decorative surface techniques, and fundamental ceramic history and theory.  The unit applies to those who are still developing their expertise in design and technique. They work under supervision but have some independence and use discretion and judgement within defined guidelines.

This unit is a pre-requisite to undertaking CUACER512 Investigate ceramic materials and processes and CUACER511 Refine ceramic techniques.

Course outcome:

SSCUA0004 Ceramic Skill Set

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all units from the list below. 

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • CUACER311
    Produce ceramic works
    UNIT CODE :
    CUACER311
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to explore and use different combined techniques to produce finished ceramic work from design concepts which are reviewed and adjusted during the work in progress.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Produce ceramic works
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
25 Jan 2023
18 weeks Wednesday mornings 9:00 - 10:30am
Part time
Classroom
  • Full fee: $940

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Ceramic Skill Set (SSCUA0004)

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Ceramic Skill Set

COURSE CODE: SSCUA0004
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

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Upfront payment

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Resources required

General

  • 3 bags of clay (can be purchased through TAFE – see teacher on first day) including:
    • School earthenware / stoneware
    • Keanes 33 stoneware
    • Keanes midfire warm
  •  P2 mask
  • 25 litre bucket
  • sponges
  • towel
  • visual diary

Ceramics block

  • Covered shoes
  • water bottle
  • cool clothing
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.

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

How to Apply

Direct application

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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.