Jewellery & Art Metalcraft
Jewellery making and decorative metal craft have taken pride of place in Irish craftsmanship since the Bronze age. Over the centuries there has been a strong tradition of silver-smithing. This course will focus on the skills required for the making of jewellery and metal-craft objets d’art, with a strong emphasis on process and design.
|5N0755||Appreciation of Art, Craft & Design|
- Jewellery Making Skills
- Soldering, Cutting, Filing, Raising
- Enamelling, Scoring & Folding
- Stone Setting, Etching
- Metal Colouration
- Embossing, Polishing
- Design, Drawing
- Appreciation & History of Jewellery
- Appreciation of Art, Craft & Design
- Art Combined Materials
- Customer Service
- Work Experience
|Fee Exemptions may apply ⇒|
|Gov PLC Fee||€200|
Leaving Certificate (LC Established, LCVP or LCA) or equivalent
For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.
Students should present examples of their creative work at interview.
One-year full time
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
QQI Art Metal Craft 6M4206
NCAD, IADT: AD101; AD103; AD202; DL827
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.