Learn the art of kiln management, firing and Raku
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.
North Metropolitan TAFE is the only higher learning institution with formal qualifications in ceramics in WA. We have dedicated facilities and world-renowned ceramicists as lecturers.
You will cover the safety aspects and management of using a kiln, as well as firing and Raku training.
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 Certificate IV in Visual Arts unit - 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 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
5:00pm - 6:00pm every Tuesday
16 February - 22 June 2021
This course may not lead to a specific job outcome, however if you are a self-practicing artist, will be able to run a kiln. If you are a teacher or a technician, working in the field of ceramics, it will give you formal qualifications to manage kilns.
North Metropolitan TAFE offers you a range of further study opportunities, see below for a list of related courses.
These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester.
- 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.
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- 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.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses, or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.