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Jewellery & Art Metal Craft

Course Code(s):  5M1981
QQI Award Code:  5M1981 Creative Craft
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 5M1981
QQI Award Code 5M1981 Creative Craft
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

Jewellery making and decorative metalcraft have taken pride of place in Irish craftsmanship since the Bronze age. Over the centuries there has been a strong tradition of silver-smithing. This course will focus on the skills required for the making of jewellery and metal-craft objects dart, with a strong emphasis on process and design.

What will you Study?

Jewellery Making Skills
Soldering, Cutting, Filing, Raising
Enamelling, Scoring and Folding
Stone Setting, Etching
Metal Colouration
Embossing, Polishing
Design, Drawing
Appreciation and History of Jewellery
Appreciation of Art, Craft and Design
Art Combined Materials 5N0764
Customer Service 5N0972
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
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Progression to CAO Courses

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ACXXX 5M1981

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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   Photographer  
Potter / Ceramicist   Sculptor  
Costume Designer   Illustrator - Technical / Medical  
Artist   Furniture Designer / Maker  
Textile Designer   Industrial Designer  
Packaging Designer   Illustrator  
Screen Printer   Typographer  
Digital Media Designer   Arts Administrator  
Architect - Conservation   Make-Up Artist - TV/Film  
Interior Architect / Designer   Dressmaker  
Film / Video Editor   Creative Director  
Graphic Designer   Camera Operator  
CAD Technician   Architect  
Animator   Fashion Designer  
Ceramics Technologist   Jeweller / Silversmith / Goldsmith  
Bookbinder (Craft)   Cabinet Maker  
Modelmaker   Musical Instrument Technician  
Instrument Craftsperson   Printer  
Conservator - Museum / Art Gallery   Draughtsperson  
Toolmaker   Woodturner / Woodmachinist  
Textile Machinery Technician   Ergonomist  
Glassmaker   Metal Fabricator  
Teacher - Art and Design    Architectural Technician / Technologist  
Carpenter / Joiner   Theatre / Television Designer  
Production Designer - TV/Film   Cartoonist  
Footwear Designer   Fashion Technologist  
Beauty Therapist   Beauty Consultant  
Fashion Stylist   Designer / Maker - Craft  
Hairdresser   Personal Trainer  
Tailor   Wigmaker  
Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson   Blacksmith  
Horologist   Transport Design Engineer  

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
Fashion & Beauty
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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