Mould Making & Casting

Limerick Institute of Technology


Course Name Mould Making & Casting
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology
Course Code 9153
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Certificate of Completion Limerick Institute of Technology None
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Limerick City
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Application Date Application Deadline: 24th September 2019.
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Duration 10 weeks, 2 hours per week. Tuesday, 6.30pm to 8.30pm.
Course Fee €250. This fee includes materials.
Entry Requirements There are no formal academic entry requirements. This programme is suitable for anyone wishing to learn technical aspects of moulding and casting combined with exploring unconventional applications in creative projects. No previous experience necessary, however the program is also suitable for experienced practitioners who wish to develop proficiencies. Materials will be provided.
Comment Qualification:
A Certificate of Completion will be issued to all eligible participants.
Course Content

The aim of this programme is to introduce participants to a wide variety of moulding and casting techniques. Each participant will gain an appreciation and understanding of the fundamental elements involved in mould making. Participants will ga...

Subjects Taught •Clay push moulds
•2 piece silicone moulds
•Alginate life casts
•Vacuum form moulding
•Sculpting techniques, combining found objects
•Casting in jesmonite, resin and wax
Assessment Method There will be no formal examination. A group discussion and feedback on work in progress and final piece presentation will be timetabled. Each participant will create a mould in silicon, alginate and plaster. A cast will be produced in wax, jesmonite and resin.
Further Enquiries Department of Flexible Learning
Tel: 061-293802

For Academic Related Queries:
Contact: Christopher Boland
Location LSAD Clare Street Campus, Limerick
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