Course Description

Pottery for Beginners

BTEI means Back to Education Initiative. BTEI gives unemployed adults the opportunity of returning to part time education, while retaining their benefits to support themselves.
Skills to Compete is an initiative to support those who have lost their jobs as a result of COVID-19 and wish to re-enter the workforce. See here for details.

Pottery for Beginners is a one year part-time course.

The course aims to provide training, up-skilling and confidence to learners, enabling them to establish the various skills required to create three dimensional work –  it includes learning how to throw on the wheel, slab building, coiling, press moulding, etc. and to develop skills in a relaxed and friendly environment. All materials are provided.

Course Content*

  • Design
  • IT skills
  • Workplace Safety
(*Subject to change)
CollegeColáiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education (CDCFE)
Course LocationRaheny, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 5
Course CategoryFurnishings, Art
Course TypeIn-house Training
Course QualificationLevel 4 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsPottery for Beginners
Course DurationOne year (Autumn – May)
Course TimeOne year (Autumn – May), 2-3 days in a fully equipped studio.
Entry RequirementsAll BTEI applicants must be in receipt of or a dependent of a Social Protection payment before starting the course. Participants on CE schemes or TUS may apply also.
Carear PathCraft Production, QQI Level 5.
For information about Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education (CDCFE), please visit their college page on by clicking here.

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