QQI LEVEL 5 COURSES
No CAO points requirement!
Applications Now Open for 2024/25
Kinsale College Art course offers students an excellent opportunity to assemble a portfolio of work, which they may use to gain access to diploma/degree courses. It is a wonderful course to discover Arts in a nice and relaxed atmosphere. Students pursuing this course have obtained some of the best results in the country.
|Timetables vary from year to year please contact the college directly for detailed timetable information.
|1. Leaving Certificate or equivalent. For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered
in lieu of formal qualifications.
2. All applicants will be required to attend an interview
3. An offer of a place on this course means the applicant has met the minimum entry requirements
set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview
|Ms. Julia Pallone
About The Course
Kinsale College art course prepares students for portfolio entry to third level courses in fine art, visual communication and many different design and creative courses.
The college has a friendly and stimulating atmosphere and the course is
• Suitable for all age groups
• Teaches new art techniques
• Taught by dedicated Art professionals
• Encourages learning through experimentation
• Allows students to express their ideas in a visual way
Students will study drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, combined materials, design skills and art appreciation communications and work experience Within each module teachers will lead students to discover new techniques and experiment in order to create personal art works.
The course culminates in an exhibition at the end of the year.
Qualification of Level 5 allows progression to level 6.
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Graduates of the course go onto to become independent artists or to gain trainee places in art, craft and design, or related areas.
Education Progression Opportunities
Students who successfully complete the Level 5 Award in Art will be eligible to apply for the Level 6 Award.
This course is linked to Fine Art CR220 in CIT through the CCPS. Students will be required to present a portfolio.
Students pursuing this course have obtained some of the best results in the country. On completion of this course students will have a large portfolio of work suitable for applying for places in any of the 3rd level art institutions in Ireland, the U.K, and Europe.
Former students attend and have graduated from the National College of Art and Design, Galway School of Art, IADT Dun Laoghaire, and the Crawford School of Art in Cork.
Facilities in the Department
Participants are required to undertake 10 days of work placement in relevant setting. The College will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.