Certification

QQI Component Award

Duration

Part-time course *(certain criteria apply)

Aim

This course will provide students with an introduction to crafts and is a crafts and textiles for beginners course. This is a part-time course with the main focus being creative crafts.  You will be introduced step by step to the various skills required to create artefacts, ceramics, textiles, sculpture etc. You will be provided with the opportunity to develop your skills in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Entry Requirements          

Creativity and an interest in craft desirable.

Programme of Study

Core Modules
  • Ceramics
  • Design Skills
Elective Modules
  • Work Experience
  • Sculpture

Modules offered may be subject to change due to resource demands.

Employment opportunities

Students will be equipped with relevant skills to allow them to work in the craft retail shops sector.

Progression

The Career Guidance Counsellor in the College is available to advise students on the various progression options but the course facilitates progression to the college’s QQI level 5 courses in Art Craft and Design or Creative Ceramics.