Ceramic ware

Description

The production process and characteristics of various types of ceramic ware such as pottery, whiteware, stoneware, chinaware, porcelain or earthenware.

Alternative labels

porcelain
chinaware
stoneware
typology of ceramics
types of ceramics
pottery
whiteware
ceramic
ceramics
ceramic types
earthenware

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Ceramic ware is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Ceramic ware is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Ceramic painter: Ceramic painters design and create visual art on ceramic surfaces and objects such as tiles, sculptures, tableware and pottery. They use a variety of techniques to produce decorative illustrations ranging from stenciling to free-hand drawing.
Pottery and porcelain caster: Pottery and porcelain casters fill moulds with clay to cast pottery and porcelain wares. They pour excess slip out of the mould when needed, drain moulds, remove the cast from the mould, smooth the casting surfaces to remove marks and place the castings on boards to dry.
Industrial designer: Industrial designers work out ideas and develop them into designs and concepts for a wide variety of manufactured products. They integrate creativity, aesthetics, production feasibility, and market relevance in the design of new products.

 


 

References

  1. Ceramic ware – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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