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|Try gain experience in some area of construction if possible to see if it’s for you. If you’re interested in a 9-5 job this is not for you!
If you like meeting with new people each day and dealing with issues which they may have regarding the project this is a good job for you. If you like to take charge of situations then this is also a good role for you to take on.
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|Course Code(s):||5M1984 AH01|
|QQI Award Code:||5M1984 Art, Craft and Design|
|Course Code||5M1984 AH01|
|QQI Award Code||5M1984 Art, Craft and Design|
This varied and stimulating course equips learners with the art and design skills necessary to study Art/Design at third level. Artwork completed throughout the year is presented in a portfolio that is then submitted to relevant colleges, in Ireland and the UK. The course consists of art and design studio work, work experience including research into the industry, and communication skills. In depth analysis of the NCAD portfolio brief is provided, as well as advice on a broad range of third level courses, from animation to interior design, to fine art and so on. Field trips consist of visits to art and design exhibitions and college open days. A selection of work will be showcased in a professional gallery space at the end of the year.
What will you Study?
Collage Techniques 5N0761
Design Skills 5N0784
Appreciation of Art, Craft and Design 5N0755
Work Experience 5N1356
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.
This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.
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College Website Course Page
Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)Qualifax Course Page
Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)
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