Firing the electric kiln

TQI course 003507

Accreditation 5 hours

Cost $195

Watson Arts Centre

Wednesday 7  November

9 – 3.30

Suitable for anyone who needs or wants to fire their school kiln.

This course is a complete introduction to firing the electric kiln – packing, firing, maintenance and safety.

This course can also be delivered at your school  – email   education@canberrapotters.com.au for costs and availability.

Topics to be covered include:

  • The kiln – What it does, how it works, how it is constructed
  • Packing for a bisque firing
  • Packing for a glaze firing
  • Glaze application techniques
  • Firing temperatures – different clay bodies
  • What happens to clay in the firing
  • What happens to glaze in the firing
  • The use of pyrometric cones
  • Firing with and without a (Harco) controller
  • Care and maintenance of the kiln and furniture
  • Programming the Harco controller
  • Firing
  • Safety

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Step 1 – add your details, select class and enter credit card details (or provide details for invoicing your school).

Step 2 – Click on CONFIRM AMOUNT to update number of places and the final payment amount – you must CONFIRM AMOUNT before you PLACE ORDER, otherwise your order will be cancelled.

Step 3 – Click on PLACE ORDER to process your payment. Confirmation email will follow.

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Item Summary

Class  × 1 $195.00
Subtotal $195.00
Discount $0.00
Total $195.00 (includes $17.73 GST)