• Code: DN
  • Certification QQ1 Level 5 Award in Creative Craft (5M1981)
  • Duration One Year

Description

This is a one year course which introduces students to the basic principles of
design through the craft of jewellery making. All modules on the course will link
together. Students will use drawing as a source for their designs. These designs
will be developed further to suit the materials and techniques applied to create
finished pieces.

Programme of Study

• Design Skills
• Drawing
• Art Craft Metalwork
• Materials and Finishes
• Appreciation of Art Craft and Design
• Wood Turning
• Communications
• Work Experience
Components subject to change

Entry Requirements

One of the following:
• Leaving Certificate (minimum of five
06/H7’s or combination of five 06/
H7’s) or its equivalent. Extenuating
circumstances may be considered
• Leaving Certificate Applied Award
• QQI Level 4 Award
• Mature Applicants - experience
will be considered in lieu of formal
qualifications
Places are offered following a successful
interview.

Career Opportunities

• Jewelry making
• Craft industry

Higher Education Progression*

Examples of potential courses include:
• BIFE
QQ1 Graduates are eligible to apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to Institutes of Technology and Universities.

Course Co-Ordinator

Noel Sweeny

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