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Pottery for Beginners/ Improvers – 10wks

Pottery for Beginners/ Improvers – 10wks is a course run by Liberties College, Dublin. It is a Practical course with a duration of 10 weeks. Pottery for Beginners/ Improvers – 10wks gives a Course Qualification of CPD, awarded by QQI. For more information about Pottery for Beginners/ Improvers – 10wks at Liberties College, please review the details below.


This course teaches the basic methods/ techniques of pottery for making 3D forms, including pinching, slabbing, coiling and throwing. Students will also get an opportunity to design and make craft pieces with both functional and decorative applications.


·     Preparing clay for ceramic craftwork

·     Roll and join clay to form slab pots

·     Form and join coils to make coil pots

·     Relief sculpture

·     Decorate finished craftwork using glazes

·     Introduction to throwing clay on the potter’s wheel

·     Creative 3D hand building

·     Raku firing


10 wk. course running Wednesdays from 16.50 to 18.50hrs.


10wk Pottery for Beginners/Improvers course


Please apply using this link. Courses commence in Autumn (September) and Spring (January) each year. Tuition fees should be paid in full before commencing the course to the City of Dublin ETB.

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Training ProviderLiberties College
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 8
Course TypePractical
Course QualificationCPD
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Start Date25/01/2023
Course End Date19/04/2023
Course Duration10 weeks
Course TimeWednesdays 16.50 – 18.50hrs
Course Fee€180
Entry RequirementsThis course caters for students who are new to working with clay or who want to refresh their existing skills. Application to the course is by enrolment
Carear PathStudents may progress to the 22wk. Pottery Advanced course at Liberties College, City of Dublin ETB. This course runs Wednesday evenings from 19:00 to 21:00 hrs.
Phone+353 (0)1 454 0044
Course CodeEPOT
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Bull Alley Street, Dublin D08 A8N0, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: D08A8N0

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Bull Alley Street
Dublin D08 A8N0, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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