Course Description

Musical Instrument Making and Repair

Student at this course will be introduced to the fundamentals of making and repairing stringed and fretted musical instruments, both acoustic and electric. Students will make their own musical instrument for example a mandolin or a guitar. They will also learn specialist hand and machine craft skills in order to develop their creative abilities in this area. Students who have an interest in music will find that they can enhance their skills by learning the rudiments of how instrument are made, stringed and generate sound.

Areas of Study

Furniture Making

  • Computer Aided Draughting
  • Drawing
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Wood Finishing
  • Design Skills
  • Combined Materials
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
CollegeDun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategoryFurnishings, Art
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsLevel 5 Award Creative Craft (5M1981)
Course Start Date14th September 2020
Course Duration1 year Full time
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsOne of the Following Leaving Certificate A Level 4 QQI Award Mature applicants are welcome
Carear PathSuccessful completion of this course can lead to employment/self-employment opportunities in musical instrument repair and technology.
Phone01 2809676
Course Code5M 1981
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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute

17 Cumberland Street, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
17 Cumberland Street
Dún Laoghaire, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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