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Art, Craft and Design with Digital Photography

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Kerry College of Further Education

Kerry College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M1984
QQI Award Code 5M1984 Art, Craft and Design
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This is a one-year full time course. It aims to provide school leavers or mature students with the opportunity to prepare a portfolio of art for Art Colleges or for personal development of artistic skills. The digital photography element of the course provides an exciting focus. Points from this course can also be used to gain entry into many third level courses.

What will you Study?

This is a one-year full time programme. It aims to provide school leavers or mature students with the opportunity to prepare a portfolio of art for Art Colleges or for personal development of artistic skills.  The portfolio and points from this programme can also be used to gain entry into many third level courses.

Drawing 5N1862
Painting 5N1302
Printmaking 5N1373
Sculpture 5N1918
Design Skills
Digital Photography 5N1270
Computer Illustrated Graphics 5N1929
Work Experience 5N1356
Communications 5N0690
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.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

To view CAO courses to which any Major Award (including this one) provides a possible Progression route, click below:

CAO with Any QQI Major Award

To view additional CAO courses which this specific course may lead to, click on one of the Award Codes below:

Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
AACDX 5M1984

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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   Photographic Technician / Processing Assistant  
Textile Designer   Furniture Designer / Maker  
Artist   Illustrator - Technical / Medical  
Costume Designer   Sculptor  
Potter / Ceramicist   Photographer  
Industrial Designer   Illustrator  
Taxidermist   Packaging Designer  
Craft Designer   Architect - Conservation  
Ceramics Designer   Arts Administrator  
Digital Media Designer   Typographer  
Screen Printer   Make-Up Artist - TV/Film  
Fashion Designer   Camera Operator  
Creative Director   Graphic Designer  
CAD Technician   Interior Architect / Designer  
Dressmaker   Animator  
Film / Video Editor   Architect  
Ceramics Technologist   Textile & Fabric Operative  
Musical Instrument Technician   Cabinet Maker  
Conservator - Museum / Art Gallery   Shoe Repairer / Cobbler  
Metal Engraver   French Polisher  
Instrument Craftsperson   Textile Dyeing Technician  
Ergonomist   Metal Fabricator  
Modelmaker   Jeweller / Silversmith / Goldsmith  
Printer   Draughtsperson  
Glassmaker   Toolmaker  
Bookbinder (Craft)   Upholsterer  
Woodturner / Woodmachinist   Textile Machinery Technician  
Teacher - Art and Design    Architectural Technician / Technologist  
Carpenter / Joiner   Cartoonist  
Theatre / Television Designer   Production Designer - TV/Film  
Designer / Maker - Craft   Milliner  
Tattoo Artist   Blacksmith  
Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson   Locksmith  
Horologist   Library/Information Assistant  
Desktop Publisher   Broadcasting Researcher  
Newspaper - Magazine Editor   Photographer - Fashion, Press & Sport  
Broadcasting Production Assistant   Writer  
Journalist - Radio / Television   Literary agent  
Broadcasting Engineer   Print Media Craftsperson  
Visual Merchandiser / Window Dresser   Transport Design Engineer  
Boat Builder    

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Art, Craft & Design
Media & Publishing
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