Collaborative Arts L5 2017-12-10T15:25:30+00:00

Collaborative Arts L5


QQI Design 5M2208

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On this course, students develop their own artistic and creative skills, and then learn how they can use their creativity to help other people. The course features a blend of practical, hands-on subjects in drawing, design and 3D making, as well as the skills of organising and helping others to work creatively.

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate (LC Established, LCVP or LCA) or equivalent

For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.

Course Outline

The following QQI modules are used to deliver a course in which students learn to use a wide variety of materials, and then how to apply their artistic skills and knowledge to assist others with engaging in creative activities.

Code Title
5N0784 Design Skills
5N1862 Drawing
5N1615 Problem Solving
5N1356 Work Experience
5N0764   Combined Materials
5N1456   Materials and Finishes
5N1794   Safety and Health at Work
5N3026   Community Arts Context and Practice
5N1374 Event Production


Work Placement/Experience

Participants will be required to undertake 10 days of work placement in a relevant location. The College will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.


Education Progression Opportunities

CIT: CR022, CR035, CR220

LIT: LC110


We advise you to consult the CAO website – and to confirm specific entry requriments for Higher Educaiton Institutions


Career Opportunities

Examples of the type of work that collaborative art involves:

  • Working with people who may benefit from using creativity to improve their health and well-being.
  • Working with groups to create props, costumes, puppets and floats for parades and festivals.
  • Working on creative projects with disadvantaged or marginalised groups to build their confidence or their sense of belonging.
  • Working with school groups to enhance their art education.


Course specific Contact Details

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