Kiln Theory and Operation II


This module provides learners the opportunity to develop a professional level of competence, independence, and understanding in kiln design and firing techniques. Facilitating them to successfully complete clay and glaze research in support of personal expression and professional practice.


Learning Outcomes

  1. Exhibit advanced proficiency in the packing and firing of electric, gas and wood kilns independently without supervision.

  2. Demonstrate efficiency in the operation of firings.

  3. Apply advanced technical knowledge and critical understanding of kiln theory and operation.

  4. Provide a practical demonstration and comprehensive explanation of kilns and kiln furniture maintenance.

  5. Create and maintain a safe and healthy working environment.

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