Mouldmaking & Casting - Clare Street

TUS - Limerick Campuses


Course Name Mouldmaking & Casting - Clare Street
Course Provider TUS - Limerick Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 112382 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Certificate of Completion Technological University of the Shannon None
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment The next proposed start date is TBC for Autumn 2022
Duration Delivery
10 weeks, 2 hours per week.

Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.
Course Fee Fees €300 TBC (this fee includes materials)
Entry Requirements What are the 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 eligible participants
Course Content

Expand+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 gain exp...

Subjects Taught What modules will I study?
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 Assessment
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 Flexible Learning Team
+353 61 293802

For queries relating to the course content
Contact: Christopher Boland
Location Clare Street
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