Classes - The Wheelhouse Ceramic Studio
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“Had an amazing evening at The Wheelhouse. Completed the introductory class and had the chance to make multiple different pieces. Dean our teacher was fantastic giving us all the individual support and attention needed. Couldn’t recommend highly enough for a fun and entertaining night out. Looking forward to next time!!!”

Luke – Introductory pottery class student

1 off classes

1 off classes are perfect for beginners to experience the art of throwing on a potter’s wheel.

1 off classes are $120 for a 2 hour session. You will make 2 pieces then pick 1 to be fired and glazed by us later. Your work will be ready to be picked up after 4 weeks. The cost includes your tuition, clay, tools, glaze and the firing of 1 piece. There will be a charge of $25 per additional items.

Group Classes and Private Workshops

Private workshops, group classes & corporate team building workshops are available for booking. If you’re looking for a creative and unique experience for a special occasion, The Wheelhouse can offer a personalised session for you.

Contact us for a quote and to find out more about what we can offer you.


4 & 6 Week Terms

4 week course – $275

6 week course – $385

Weekly classes are for beginners and all skill levels in wheel throwing, hand building and specialised workshops. The 4 week term (4 x 2hr sessions) and the 6 week term (6 x 2hr sessions) specialising in either wheel throwing or hand building. Class times vary and you will attend the same time slot each week over the duration of the course.

You will have unlimited access to tools, clay and glaze. The cost of firing your pieces are also included in the price. You will progress at your own pace and make several pieces over the duration of the course to take home.

Wheel throwing course

This practical hands on course is designed for beginners with no experiences and students who have had experience on the potter’s wheel. New students will learn the fundamentals of throwing on the potter’s wheel, while continuing students can further their exploration of clay, form, surface and glaze techniques. The aim is to explore new skills, develop your personal throwing style by utilising a wide range of pottery techniques in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Handbuilding course

This practical hands on course is designed for beginners with no experiences and students who have had some hand building experience. Explore how basic hand building techniques like coiling, slab building and surface treatment can be used to create one of a kind forms. You will learn your own creative style.

“Dean was a gentleman who was very patient and genuine about teaching my group of friends regarding pottery. You could see his passion regarding his craft, and I had a very positive first experience. Would highly recommend to all beginners”

Tish – Introductory pottery class student