Advanced Certificate in Art QQI Level 6 Course Code: 6M4029
This advanced certificate offers students the opportunity to further develop their creative talents, exploring a specialised range of creative subjects based on professional practice. Students complete four business based modules which gives them a comprehensive understanding of the business of art. As part of the course they will complete the necessary paper work to allow them to professionally apply for Percent for Art schemes, exhibitions, residencies etc.
- Completion of QQI Level 5 Certificate in Art, Craft and Design
- Successful completion of interview and online assessment
AREAS OF STUDY*
- Ceramic Craft Skills
- Combined Materials
- Fabric Manipulation
- Studio Practice
- History & Appreciation of Art & Design
- Work Experience
COURSE DURATION & FREQUENCY
1 academic year full time – 5 days per week
Successful candidates may gain employment in the vast area of Art and Craft as practicing artists, in galleries or on community art projects.
EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPTIONS
Completion of the Level 6 Art Major Award allows students to apply directly for advanced entry to a variety of 2nd year BA(hons) programmes such as Ceramics, Sculpture and Combined Media, Painting and Fashion at Limerick I.T. Students may also apply for direct 2nd year entry to GMIT, Crawford College of Art & Design, DIT, IADT and other IT colleges on completion of a full Level 6 award.
Possible Progression Options include*:
|CAO Title||Level / Course Title||College|
|LC110||Level 8 - First Year Core Year Art and Design Common Entry||LSAD|
|AD101||Level 8 - First Year Art and Design Common Entry||NCAD|
|GA283||Level 8 - ContemporaryArt||GMIT|
|Advanced Entry Direct Entry to College||Level 8 - Sculpture and Combined Media Year 2 / Ceramics Year 2 / Painting Year 2||LSAD|
|Advanced Entry Direct Entry to College||Level 8 - BA Design in Textiles Year 2||GMIT|
*Places are not guaranteed in these institutes and entry is subject to students meeting certain criteria. Please check with the individual college websites for more information on application. Information also available at www.cao.ie
There are no tuition fees payable to Abbeyleix Further Education and Training Centre. However, please note there are costs involved in taking a course e.g. materials, additional training and QQI exam fees. A student registration fee must be paid on joining the course.
VTOS/PLC places are available on the course (please contact the Centre for further information). The range of financial support available to students includes: Student Maintenance Grant (SUSI) and the Back to Education Allowance. For further information click on HEA Student Finance and SUSI
*Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board reserves the right to refuse course admission and/or completion.
Certificate in Art Level 6
Start Date: September 2021
End Date: June 2022
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