Short Courses

Ceramics for Absolute Beginners I, II & III

Use clay to form objects that are both functional and non-functional. Techniques covered in Part I include pinching, coiling and slab construction. Part II & III focuses on wheel-throwing techniques.

The prerequisite for level II and above courses is the completion of the previous level or prior experience. Applicants who wish to join level II and above and have prior experience in ceramics are required to submit art works for trainer’s review. 

Applicants with no prior experience are encouraged to start from level I.


Ceramics for Absolute Beginners I (Hand-building)

No. of classes Days Dates Time
8 Every Saturday 5 Nov 2022 – 7 Jan 2023 10:00am – 1:00pm

Ceramics for Absolute Beginners II (Wheel-throwing)

No. of classes Days Dates Time
8 Every Tuesday 27 Sep – 15 Nov 2022 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Ceramics for Absolute Beginners III (Wheel-throwing)

No. of classes Days Dates Time
8 Every Tuesday 29 Nov 2022 – 7 Feb 2023 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Ceramics: Raku

No. of classes Days Dates Time
2 Every Saturday 22 Oct & 29 Oct 2022 10:00am – 1:00pm

Application Information

Course materials

To be advised before the course’s start date.
Cost of materials: approximately $60, to be purchased by participants.

Who should attend

Art students, art enthusiasts, teachers and/or anyone who are interested in developing their skills in clay making.

Eligible schemes / subsidies:
Claimable under SkillsFuture Credit
National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy

Ceramics I – III
$540.00 (per unit)

Ceramics: Raku

Ceramics I – III
$287.66 (per unit)
(after National Silver academy subsidy)

Ceramics: Raku
(after National Silver academy subsidy)

Note: Course fee not inclusive of application fee.