Art - Portfolio

Colaiste Mhuire Thurles


Course Name Art - Portfolio
Course Provider Colaiste Mhuire Thurles
Alternative Provider(s) Tipperary ETB
Course Code 5M1985
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Thurles
Course Content This Course is Designed to

• Provide fundamental knowledge and understanding of art and design processes

• Develop transferable skills of visual communication and self expression

• Identify unique personal abilities and strengths in art and design

• Enable the preparation of a portfolio of artwork to gain entry to third level courses.
FET Code 5M1985 - Art
Duration 1 year
Comment Qualification:
QQI Level 5 Certificate in Art

Work Experience
Courses are designed to meet current employment market needs by providing job oriented training and education. Coláiste Mhuire Co-Ed has built extensive links with many businesses in the locality and further afield, through their work experience programme. Students do a block release period of work experience during the year. Many students are employed locally as a result of their work experience.
Course Fee There are no formal tuition fees for Irish and EU Nationals who are full time students on our courses. Courses are funded by the European Social Fund.

An administration fee is required to cover student services. Students will be required to pay examination fees.
Financial Support Students attending our full-time PLC courses are eligible to apply for government grants. Grants range depending on individual circumstances.

For further information on grants please contact the college or SUSI
Application Date Application
Application Forms are available to download from Courses are offered subject to demand. Places on oversubscribed courses may be determined by interview. For students with additional learning needs, see our website for information regarding extra supports available.

Garda Vetting is needed to meet college requirements.
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Subjects Taught Course Content:
Work Experience
Appreciation of Art, Craft and Design
Design Skills
Colour & Light

Modules may change due to QQI course requirements. Courses offered subject to demand.

Students visit Art Galleries, Art Colleges and go on field trips at home and abroad to experience the outside artistic environment.
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate or equivalent.
Adults with appropriate life experience are also welcome.
Careers or Further Progression

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This is a general foundation in art and design and the focus of this course is the development of your ability, skills and creativity. With a strong emphasis on drawing you will develop visual awareness and analytical t...

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