Art Craft & Design

O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education


Course Name Art Craft & Design
Course Provider O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education
Alternative Provider(s) Louth & Meath ETB
Course Code 5M1984
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dundalk
Course Content Course Aim
This course is offered to those with who are looking to produce an exciting, competitive and creative body of art work. Students will gain skills in drawing, painting, ceramics and various other media. During the course students will explore a broad range of media in an experimental way. Students will prepare a portfolio of work for required for entry into Art and Designs colleges.
FET Code 5M1984 QQI Level 5 Art, Craft and Design
Duration 1 Year
Comment Certification
5M1984 QQI Level 5 Art, Craft and Design
Alternative Entry Mature students are very welcome on all courses in O'Fiaich Institute of further Education and the number of mature students is rising steadily. Some mature students are eligible for VTOS scheme (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme).
Course Fee

Expand+Student Services Costs: €200
Government Levy (PPC) €200

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):
- Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
- Those who are el...

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Interview Round 1 - Wednesday 11th March 2020, Round 2 - Wednesday 1st April 2020, Round 3 - Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th May 2020, Applications receive on or after the 1st June will not be interviewed until late August.
Application Date You can apply online to Ó Fiaich Institute of Further Education. Applications for the each academic year will open from January 1st.

Please note a valid email address and mobile phone number must be given as all correspondence will be made via mobile phone and email.

Course Admission Interviews take place during March, April & May with course offers issued thereafter. Applications receive on or after the 1st June will not be interviewed until late August 2020.
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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment PLC Courses begin in September 2020
Subjects Taught Course Modules:
Combined Materials
Design Skills
Work Experience
Entry Requirements All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants.
A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.
Assessment Method There is a system of continuous assessment throughout the year.
Careers or Further Progression Higher Education
NCAD All Studio Courses Level 8
TU Dublin Fine Art Level 8
TU Dublin Interior Architecture Level 8
IADT Art Level 8
IADT Costume Design Level 8

Career Opportunities & Progression Routes
Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:
Interior Design
Art and Design Education
Textile Design
Fashion Design
Graphic Design
Further Enquiries Further Education Director,
O' Fiaich Institute of Further Education,
Tel: 042 933 1398 / 933 1402
Fax: 042 933 8054
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