Level 5

RefCourse titleFT/PTHubElectives
5M1984 Creative Events Design FTFine Art, Craft and Design
5M5054 Sustainable Interior Design FTFine Art, Craft and Design
5M1984 Introduction to Crafts PTFine Art, Craft and Design
5M1984 Creative Ceramics FTFine Art, Craft and Design
5M1984 Fine Art, Design & Ceramics FTFine Art, Craft and Design
5M1984 Introduction to Pottery PTFine Art, Craft and Design
5M1984

Creative Events Design

Part time
5M1984

Introduction to Crafts

Part time
5M1984

Creative Ceramics

Part time

For full details of a programme click individual course link above.

Aim

These courses lead to Art Craft & Design QQI level 5 5M1984. These courses are thought through practical demonstration and practice which will give students the opportunity to design and make a wide range of unique craft, sculpture and textile pieces using a range of different materials.  They will also learn how to be resourceful and create unique pieces from up-cycled materials.  Students will learn the practical skills of sewing, which will include patchwork quilting, applique and felting or alternatively ceramic crafts.  Emphasis throughout the course is placed on drawing and design.

Throughout the course specialists will give workshops in a range of related areas such as dyeing, candle making, patchwork, handmade soaps and ceramics.

Core Modules
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Combined Materials
  • Drawing
  • Design
  • Appreciation of Art, Craft & Design
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Ceramics
  • Design Skills
  • Sculpture
  • Print Making
Elective Modules
  • Sculpture
  • Print Making
  • Event Production
  • Drawing
  • Design Skills
  • Communications
  • Combined Materials
  • Batik
  • Work Experience
  • Ceramics
  • Embroidery
  • Applique, Patchwork, Quilting, Needle Felting
  • Fabric Jewellery

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

Level 6

RefCourse titleFT/PTHubElectives
6M4368 Advanced Ceramics and Design Techniques FTFine Art, Craft and Design

For full details of a programme click individual course link above.

Aim

This course leads to Creative Textile QQI level 6 6M4368.  This course will provide students with a broad textile and craft education base.  Students will incorporate new ways of working and expand their textile practice.  Emphasis is placed throughout the course on drawing, design and the production process.  Students will develop their own experimental textiles and fibres using unusual material and the latest techniques.  They will explore how textile artists and designers use fabric manipulation and stitch for craft and design.  In addition, students will learn about ceramic and glass craft techniques.

Core Modules
  • Fabric Manipulation
  • Printed Textiles
  • Combined Constructed Materials / Ceramics and Glass Craft Techniques
  • Painting
Elective Modules
  • Studio Practice
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

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

Art, Craft, Ceramics and Design General Information
Employment and Career Opportunities Examples

Crafts Designer
Retail Sales
Ceramics Design
Craft shops
Textile Artists

Progression Examples
The Career Guidance Counsellor in the College is available to advise students on the various progression options but the Level 4 course facilitates progression to the college’s QQI level 5 courses in Art Craft and Design or Creative Ceramics.

Graduates who achieve the required standard may progress to our Crafts and Textiles with Ceramics QQI Level 6.  Progression is also available to IT Colleges through Higher Education Links CAO scheme.   Examples include:

IADT, DL827 Art
NCAD –AD101-Art & Design (Portfolio)