QQI Component Award


Part-time course *(certain criteria apply)


This course will provide students with an introduction to pottery and craft and is a pottery for beginners course. This is a part-time course with the main focus being how to throw pottery on a wheel.  You will be introduced step by step to the various skills required to create a three dimensional piece slab building, coiling, press moulding etc. You will be provided with the opportunity to develop your skills in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Entry Requirements          

Creativity and an interest in craft desirable.

Programme of Study

Core Modules
  • Combined Materials
  • Communications
  • Ceramics
Elective Modules
  • Event Production
  • Print Making

Modules offered may be subject to change due to resource demands.

Employment opportunities

Students will be equipped with relevant skills to allow them to work in the craft retail shops sector.


The Career Guidance Counsellor in the College is available to advise students on the various progression options but the course facilitates progression to the college’s QQI level 5 courses in Art Craft and Design or Creative Ceramics.