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The Moroccan Ceramics Collection: Garden Solar Lantern

Course Code:ZN2079F

Spaces:11 spaces left

Centre:Blandford Adult Learning Centre

This great creative arts course will introduce you to exploring, making and decorating your own fun solar lantern inspired by the patterns and colours of Morocco in a fun and supportive class.

What the course is about

Under the guidance of our specialist teacher, you will be able to begin your journey into ceramics and pottery work by planning, building and decorating your own amazing garden solar lantern inspired by Moroccan art.



During the course you can explore a range of making and decorating techniques, which may include:




  • Understanding and using equipment safely

  • Throwing on the wheel, hand building, surface design 

  • Different types of decoration; slip, oxides, glazes and underglazes



All our courses are made up of elements of speaking & listening, reading and writing, and you will work using these elements throughout the course.



Some of the skills you gain on this course could help increase your opportunities for employment or working within the community. Learning takes place in a friendly classroom setting, which is a great place for social interaction and helping you meet new people.



Practice at home and completion of homework is advisable to enhance your learning experience.



This course is subsidised by Government funding so you should aim to attend the whole course. 

 

Pre-course information session or interview

There are no Pre-course admission sessions or interviews in order to enrol on this course.



Please ensure you have read and understood our STEPS guidance in order to accurately enrol upon the correct level course for you.

 

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

Your tutor will work with you to develop a Personal Development Plan (PDP) which will help you review your progress towards achieving your goals during the course. 



There is no qualification or examination attached to this course.

 

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

This is a Beginners course, for those with no experience in the subject (or very basic knowledge), including some memory of the subject from school.

Materials and costs

You will need a notebook, pen and A4 folder.



The price of the course includes all materials, glazes, tools and firings. The clay we use during this course is Earthenware and you will be provided with a maximum amount of 12.5Kg for a 10 week course or 6 Kg for a 4/5 week course.  Any additional clay will need to be purchased from S&L. 



You are advised to wear old clothes or an overall to protect your clothes.



We recommend keeping your nails short whilst working with clay.

 

Long hair must be tied back when using the wheel.

 

Next Step

Other courses at the next level may be offered by Skills & Learning or other local providers.

Additional information

English, maths and computing skills: all of our courses support the development of relevant English, maths and computing skills.

Refunds: please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/terms-and-conditions or in our brochure.

Attendance: before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible.

Places on courses: many of our courses are in high demand. If you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately as you may be preventing another learner from taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills & Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner; you will not be eligible for a refund it it is outside of the terms outlined in our cancellation policy.

Fully funded learners: if you have been offered a fully funded place on a course and no longer require it, you must advise us before the course starts so that your place can be offered to someone else. We reserve the right to withdraw future offers of fully funded places if you regularly do not start or complete funded courses.

Home study: you will be required to do significant study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.

Proof of identity: please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session. You will also need to provide it for any external examinations you take.

Off-site activities: with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.

Parking at centres: parking at centres may be limited; please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/.

Refreshments: tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/.

Unspent Criminal Convictions we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/disclosure-of-unspent-convictions.

If you have any accessibility or disability issues that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course, please contact: 01202 123444 or e-mail enquiries@salbcp.com. All enquiries are treated in confidence.

Course Details

Start Date3 June 2024

LocationBlandford Adult Learning Centre, Black Lane, Blandford, DT11 8SW

DayMonday

Time18:30 - 20:30

Duration4 weeks

SubjectArts and Crafts

 

Fees and concessions

The total charge for this course is £80. No Concessions.

You can pay for this course in full, or with an instalment plan.

 

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