Ceramics - Glazing Skill Set

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Cover glazing techniques

Whether you are a ceramicist or potter looking to explore and experiment, or an art teacher/technician wanting to complete some professional development in a ceramics studio environment, this skill set will extend the scope of your current techniques and help you ensure safe creative practice.

NMT is the only higher learning institution with formal qualifications in ceramics in WA. We have dedicated facilities and world-renowned ceramicists as lecturers.

This specialist glazing skill set covers the science and technology of glazing pottery, porcelain and ceramics as well as the various techniques that can be employed.

To be able to make the most of the techniques and skills covered in these ceramics extension skill sets you will need to provide evidence of one of the following criteria:

  • Successful completion of the unit from the Certificate IV in Visual Arts course
    "CUACER401 - Experiment with techniques to produce ceramics" 
  • Participation in North Metropolitan TAFE's leisure Ceramics courses for 1 year continuously or attendance at lifestyle courses at an art centre for at least 3 years
  • Employment as an Art Teacher at a school/art centre with at least 2 years of ceramics teaching experience
  • A Bachelor of Fine Art or Associate Degree in Fine Art with demonstrated ceramics practice for at least 3 years
  • Demonstrated experience in producing high level ceramics art pieces through your own practice

To be able to make the most of the techniques and skills covered in these ceramics extension skill sets you will need to provide evidence of one of the following criteria:

  • Successful completion of the unit from the Certificate IV in Visual Arts course
    "CUACER401 - Experiment with techniques to produce ceramics" 
  • Participation in North Metropolitan TAFE's leisure Ceramics courses for 1 year continuously or attendance at lifestyle courses at an art centre for at least 3 years
  • Employment as an Art Teacher at a school/art centre with at least 2 years of ceramics teaching experience
  • A Bachelor of Fine Art or Associate Degree in Fine Art with demonstrated ceramics practice for at least 3 years
  • Demonstrated experience in producing high level ceramics art pieces through your own practice

Start date
The next intake for this course will be in Semester 2, 2021

Timetable
Classes run Mondays and Wednesdays, 5.00pm – 8.00pm.

This course may not lead to a specific job outcome, but if you are a self-practicing artist or a teacher -  this skill set will enhance your skills and if you are a technician working in the field of ceramics will give you formal qualifications in glazing techniques.

This skill set covers two units from the Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts.

Tuition $694.80
Resource $370.00

These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.

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  • Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible. 
  • For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
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  • The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
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Semester 2, 2021

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Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2021
Where Perth
How On Campus 19 July Start

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