Jewellery & Art Metalcraft L6

Certification

QQI Art Metal Craft Level 6, Code 6M4206

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Overview

If you want to continue your education in Art metalwork to a second year and achieve a QQI Level 6 award then you may. The emphasis of the course is self-learning and the practical side of the course is divided into four main modules – Jewellery Making, Silver-smithing, Surface Treatment and Metal Finishing. Each module has practical skills to be learned and a project cantered around a brief written by the student. The other part of the course is geared to improving skills such as Drawing design and communications.

Entry Requirements

QQI Level 5 Award in Art Metalwork or in a related area is required

Students should present examples of their creative work at interview

Duration

One year

Course Outline

Code Title
6N3446 Design skills
6N4205 Jewellery making
6N3985 Fine Metal Finishing
6N4026 Silversmithing
6N3986 Metal Surface Treatments
6N3569 Drawing
6N1950 Communications
6N1946 Work Experience

 

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

IADT and Dún Laoghaire : AD101, AD202, DL827

 

We advise you to consult the CAO website – www.cao.ie and http://www.cao.ie/index.php?page=fetac_ to confirm specific entry requriments for Higher Educaiton Institutions

 

QQI Level 6 awards may have advanced entry options into some Higher Education Institutions

 

Queries email: progressionquery@stjohnscollege.ie

 

Career Opportunities

Sells, designs, makes and repairs wearable and decorative or functional objects such as rings, earrings, necklaces, watches and tableware using both precious and non-precious metals and stones, and other materials such as glass, plastic, paper and fabrics.

 

Course specific Contact Details

For further details email: jewellerymaking@stjohnscollege.ie

 

 

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