Art & Craft Professional Practice

Certification
QQI Level 6
Reference
6M4029
Places
30
Fees
€350

This one year full-time level 6 course is for students who want to develop in-depth skills in ceramics, sculpture or painting. The course combines skills with entrepreneurship and work practice to help students who want to earn an income from their passion for art & craft.

Principal areas of study

  • Design Skills (Glass)
  • Drawing
  • Work Experience
  • Sculpture
  • Creative Application Ceramics
  • Combined Materials
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Exhibition Techniques
  • Ceramic Craft Skills

(Modules offered may be subject to change)

“Liberties College assisted me in my application to NCAD which was brilliant for me and i was also accepted into IADT which would not have been possible without the help ans support I received on the Portfolio Course in Liberties. I loved everything about my experience there.”

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Studied

FEATURES OF THE COURSE

  • Students develop in-depth skills in their chosen area of specialisation, including a deeper understanding of the history and the evolution of artistic techniques.
  • Students develop a strong working knowledge of Art and Craft Skills
  • Each student gets one to one tuition with skilled arts & crafts professionals. Work placement experience which offers real opportunities to engage with professional art and craft practioners.
  • Collaborative working methods.

PROGRESSION

  • AD101 L8 Art & Design – National College of Art & Design
  • AD204 L8 Fine Art & Design – National College of Art & Design
  • DL827 L8 Art – IADT

EMPLOYMENT

This course offers students a path to self-employment as a craft specialist or working for one of the many companies in the sector.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Students should have a QQI Level 5 in Art, Craft, Design or its equivalent
  • Mature applicants who have done short part-time or introductory craft courses are especially welcome.
  • As this is a skills based course with limited places, examples of applicants prior work will be assessed prior to acceptance on the course.