• Course Code:    KE
  • Certification:      QQI Level 5 Award in Creative Craft (5M1981)
  • Duration:            One Year


A full-time course in the arts and crafts with a strong emphasis on industry and the economic dimension of creativity.

Programme of Study
  • Drawing  
  • Design Skills 
  • Painting 
  • Textiles 
  • 2D and 3D Mixed Media 
  • Appreciation of Art, Crafts & Design 
  • Entrepreneurial Skills 
  • Communications 
  • Work Experience 

*Components subject to change

Entry Requirements

• Leaving Certificate or equivalent
• Leaving Certificate Applied Award
• Full QQI Level 4 Award
• Mature Applicants- experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.

Career Opportunities
  • Self employed 
  • Fine Art  
  • Ceramic Design  
  • Art Education  
  • Arts Administration  
  • Art Practice  
Course Coordinator


Higher Education Progression*


  • Fine Art Practice (BTEC Higher National Certificate/Diploma)   
  • Art Portfolio Preparation (KA)  
  • Advanced Craft Design (KG) 


  • Graphic Design (DL826)  
  • Art (DL827)  
  • Photography and Visual Media (DL833)  
  • Design for Film (DL845)  

MTU Munster Technological University (Cork Campus):

  • Contemporary Applied Art (Ceramics, Glass and Textiles) (MT820)  
  • Visual Communications (MT823)  

MTU Munster Technological University (Crawford College Campus):  

  • Fine Art (MT821)   

MTU Munster Technological University (Tralee Campus):  

  • Animation, Visual Effects and Motion Design (MT711) 
  • Animation, Visual Effects and Motion Design (MT811)  


  • Textile and Surface Design and Jewellery and Objects (AD103)  

TU Dublin (Grangegorman Campus):

  • Fine Art (TU974) 
  • Interior Design (TU975) 
  • Design - Visual Communication (TU973)  

*Places are not guaranteed in these Institutes and are subject to students meeting certain criteria. Please consult the individual college websites for more information on application. Information available also at www.cao.ie  

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