Ceramic Technology: Kiln Firing (Level 3) Certificate in Continuous Professional Development

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Location Distance Learning
Duration 1 Year
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The principles of kiln operation and related safety issues for people working in the ceramic industry. 

Course outline

Provides an understanding of the principles of kiln operation and related safety issues. Designed to increase the technical knowledge of kiln operators and those responsible for kiln operation.   Study topics include firing history, basic science, fuels and combustion, ceramics, instrumentation and control and kilns (involves an oral exam at your place of work, carried out by your company tutor).

Employers have reported that employees who undertake these courses are better able to anticipate and prevent problems – this is particularly the case with Kiln Firing. Feedback from graduates indicates that successful students have gained the confidence to initiate improvements at work.

Entry requirements

Employment in or good access to the appropriate industry.  Ability to study in English at an appropriate level

Student experience

Ceramic Technology kiln firing enables ceramic industry employees to acquire the principles of kiln operation and related safety issues.


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