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Pottery (Short Course)

Fashion, Art and Design

Course ID: 163741

Course Year: 21/22

Course Details

  • 10 week course.
  • Leisure based and enjoyable course.
  • No entry requirements.
  • Perfect introductory course for pottery enthusiasts.
  • Utilise the college's fantastic facilities.
  • Recieve guidance from our outstanding and passionate teaching team.

What to expect from the course

The course is designed as an introductory course although some students may already have basic skills they wish to further develop within the specialist resource area .

Students will be taught basic techniques to include slab, coil, slip casting and modelling and the use of basic surface treatments.


There is no qualification attached to this course

Why study with us?

This course provides an opportunity to learn a new skill or develop a 3D specialism within dedicated Ceramics workshops using specialist materials and equipment whilst being taught by experienced professionals.

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
A chef preparing a dish.
Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

A gym, including treadmills and exercise bikes.
Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

This is an leisure based course designed to impart skills and techniques in pottery.

We're here to help...

Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

None – just enthusiasm!

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email or call 0151 252 3607.


This course is only available to learners aged 19 and over. Fees are payable by all students unless sponsored by an employer.

Fee for21/22 is 186.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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