Course Description

Art, Craft and Design

This is a practical course 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. Emphasis throughout the course is placed on drawing and design.

Modules include
Machine and hand embroidery
Applique, patchwork, quilting, needle felting
Fabric jewellery
Combined Materials
Print Making
Work experience
Throughout the course specialists will give workshops in a range of related areas such as dyeing, candle making, patchwork and handmade soaps.

Work Experience
Two weeks work experience is incorporated into the course and this will take the format of students planning, preparing and mounting an art exhibition of their work.

Career Opportunities
This course will suit students who wish to set up their own business. Opportunities for employment will also exist in retail and related areas.

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

CollegeDundrum College of Further Education
Course LocationDundrum, Dublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategoryArt
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Duration1 year
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsCreativity and a strong interest in design, and learning about textile and craft skills are essential. Leaving Cert/Leaving Cert Applied or its equivalent. For mature students, work experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications. Suitability for this course will be assessed at interview.
Carear PathThis course will suit students who wish to set up their own business. Opportunities for employment will also exist in retail and related areas.
Phone1 2985412
Course Code5M1984
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