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Jewellery & Art Metal craft - Advanced

Course Code(s):  6M4206
QQI Award Code:  6M4206 Art Metalwork
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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St. John's Central College

St. John's Central College
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Course overview

Course Code 6M4206
QQI Award Code 6M4206 Art Metalwork
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

If you want to continue your education in Art metalwork to a second year and achieve a Level 6 award then you may. The emphasis of the course is self-learning and the practical side of the course is divided into four main modules: Jewellery Making, Silversmithing, Surface Treatment and Metal Finishing. Each module has practical skills to be learned and a project cantered around a brief written by the student. The other part of the course is geared to improving skills such as Drawing design and communications.

What will you Study?

Design for Craft
Jewellery Making
Communications
Silversmithing
Metal Surface Treatment
Metal Finishing
Design
Drawing
Work Experience
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Progression to CAO Courses

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6M4206

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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Advertising Art Director   Make-Up Artist - TV/Film  
Photographer   Potter / Ceramicist  
Sculptor   Costume Designer  
Illustrator - Technical / Medical   Industrial Designer  
Artist   Furniture Designer / Maker  
Textile Designer   Illustrator  
Screen Printer   Typographer  
Digital Media Designer   Arts Administrator  
Architect - Conservation   Packaging Designer  
Interior Architect / Designer   Animator  
Fashion Designer   Film/Video Tape Editor  
Dressmaker   Graphic Designer  
Creative Director   Architect  
Camera Operator   CAD Technician  
Ceramics Technologist   Ergonomist  
Carton maker   Woodturner / Woodmachinist  
Bookbinder (Craft)   Instrument Craftsperson  
Conservator - Museum / Art Gallery   Jeweller / Silversmith / Goldsmith  
Textile Machinery Technician   Metal Fabricator  
Modelmaker   Musical Instrument Technician  
Glassmaker   Printer  
Toolmaker   Draughtsperson  
Cabinet Maker   Teacher - Art and Design   
Architectural Technician / Technologist   Carpenter / Joiner  
Theatre/Television Designer   Production Designer - TV/Film  
Cartoonist   Hairdresser  
Footwear Designer   Fashion Technologist  
Beauty Therapist   Beauty Consultant  
Designer/maker   Fashion Stylist  
Personal Trainer   Tailor  
Wigmaker   Blacksmith  
Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson   Horologist  
Engineer - Transport Design    

Related Career Sectors

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