Creative Glass - Intermediate

This course focuses on further developing your ideas and skills in kilnformed glass to give you a deeper understanding of the techniques.

Course Content

Each term we will explore one or two techniques further. You will be encouraged to develop your ideas further and discuss you ideas and designs with the group.

You will be able to develop your skills within all areas of kilnformed glass including, but not limited to, fusing and slumping, casting, pate de verre and finishing. You will be introduced to different techniques that you will be able to explore further in your own project.

You will gain a deeper understanding of how to design for glass and learn how to explore techniques to produce your desired outcome.
You will be able to develop your own projects with guidance.

Course Outcomes:

• You will learn different methods of developing your ideas into glass pieces
• You will work on a self set project for the 2nd half of the term and discuss the aims with your tutor come up with some achievable personal targets.

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will have additional hygiene procedures in place, as per government guidelines. Please note that if guidance changes, we may need to make changes to your course, such as reducing numbers attending onsite, or in the event of lockdown, postponing or moving the course online. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

Suitable for students who have some experience in glass and are interested in expanding their knowledge of kilnformed glass techniques and developing their own ideas and designs further.

First Class Requirements

Bring a sketchbook, with any ideas you already have and pen as well as any tools and glass you would like to use. It is advisable that you wear workshop clothes.

Throughout the course you will need a P3 mask
There is an additional cost for materials and firings.

Additional Information

• If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline, please email

• If you would like general information about the college, for example, fees & finance, funding, term dates or opening times please email or drop in to our main reception area.


Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: We are here to help you.