Art, Craft & Design
QQI Art, Craft & Design Level 5, Code 5M1984 or
QQI Creative Craft level 5, Code 5M1981
If you can say YES to any one of the following then this may well be the course for you:
- Have you always had an interest in art and would like to learn more?
- Do you enjoy making and designing?
- Do you like to draw and paint?
- Do you want to prepare a portfolio for application to Art & Design Colleges?
- Are you creative & want to try different subjects to find out what you enjoy most?
- Would you like to get hands on experience exploring different materials and crafts like jewellery, woodcraft, weaving and ceramics?
- Like to start a career as an Artist, Craftsperson or Designer?
Should you have the interest and enthusiasm, we have the teachers, coursework and facilities to nurture and grow your talent. We will guide you on your way to a creative career.
Students work with an Art & Design or Art & Craft emphasis.
Our Philosophy is simple – explore, express, create!
|5N1862||Drawing (including Life Drawing with models)|
|5N0755||Appreciation of Art, Craft & Design|
CRAFT / APPLIED ART SUBJECTS
|5N1918||Wood Carving (part of sculpture)|
|5N1649||Art Metalwork (including Jewellery design and making)*|
|5N0764||Combined Materials i.e. Mixed Media, Weaving & Fiber Art|
|5N0764||Stained Glass (Part of combined materials)|
DESIGN AND OTHER SUBJECTS
|5N1978||Graphic Design Skills* & Computer Graphics|
*Students may have the option of doing either Jewellery or Graphic Design and Woodcraft
Leaving Certificate (LC Established, LCVP or LCA) or equivalent
For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.
One-year full time
There is a strong focus on portfolio preparation with one to one guidance for those applying to Art & Design Colleges including the Crawford College, Limerick school of art and design, National college of art and design and IADT with very high success rates.
|Fee Exemptions may apply ⇒|
|Student Services||€ 250|
|Gov PLC Fee||€ 200|
Projects and Continuous Assessment
Participants will be required to undertake 60 hourss of work placement in a relevant location. The College will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.
Education Progression Opportunities
CIT / Crawford College of Art add Design: CR220; CR210; CR600
National College of Art and Design – All first year courses
LIT/ Limerick school of art and design: LC110
WIT: WD137, WD152
IADT, Dún Laoghaire: AD101, AD202, DL827
Students have successfully applied for courses in the UK and Europe.
Artist, Crafts designer and maker, working in Art and Craft Retail and Art related services.