Art with Animation QQI Level 5 Course Code: 5M1985
The Art with Animation course offers students the opportunity to explore the animation industry and to develop skills needed for this area. Alongside the fundamental skills such as drawing, painting and sculpture learners will also study subjects specific to animation and industry. The student will complete this course with a comprehensive range of skills and a professional portfolio of work, which can used for third level applications.
Students also get the opportunity to travel to Florence on the annual trip.
All Art Students will also take part in a graduate exhibition at the Dunamaise Art Centre in Portlaoise
- Leaving Certificate or equivalent standard of education
- Succesful completion of interview and online assessment
- Applicants are also requested to present samples of their work
- Good drawing skills are essential
AREAS OF STUDY*
- Animation Layout Design
- Animation Drawing Studies
- 3D Modelling and Animation
- Art Appreciation
- Work Experience
COURSE DURATION & FREQUENCY
1 academic year full time – 5 days per week
EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPTIONS
Students who successfully complete this Level 5 course may have the option to continue their studies at the Centre, progressing to our QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Art.
Students can apply to any third level art course to further their studies. Degrees in Animation are currently offered by LSAD, AIT and IADT.
Possible Progression Options include*:
|CAO Title||Level / Course Title||College|
|LC518||Level 8 - Digital Animation Production (Honours)||LSAD (Clonmel)|
|LC502||Level 8 - Game Art and Design (Honours)||LSAD (Clonmel)|
|LC110||Level 8 - First Year Core Year Art and Design Common Entry||LSAD (Limerick)|
|AL861||Level 8 - Animation and Illustration (Honours)||AIT (Athlone)|
|DL832||Level 8 - Animation (Honours)||IADT (Dún Laoghaire)|
|AL763||Level 7 - Graphic Design||AIT (Athlone)|
|AL863||Level 8 - Graphic Design and Digital Design (Honours)||AIT (Athlone)|
*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.
There is free transport available from Portlaoise, Mountmellick, Portarlington, Rathdowney and Mountrath,
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 with Animation Level 5
Start Date: September 2022
End Date: June 2023
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