Advanced Craft Studies – Grennan Mill Craft School

Award Title: QQI Level 6 in Art

Programme Co-ordinator: John Kavanagh

Award Code: 6M4029

Programme Description:

On this one year course, with hands on tuition from craft practitioners, learners will explore and develop their creative and technical skills and gain confidence to progress further in the field of contemporary craft, art and design.

Component Awards:

  • Creative Application Ceramics (6N3445)
  • Printmaking (6N3568)
  • Silversmithing & Fabrication (6N4026)
  • Woven Textiles (6N3910)
  • Drawing (6N3569)
  • Design (6N3446)
  • Communications (6N1950)
  • Exhibition Techniques (6N3427)

Entry Requirements:

  • Successful completion of QQI/FETAC Level 5 in Art, Craft & Design or equivalent experience in all modules.
  • Portfolio of work.
  • Successful completion of an interview.


  • Based on the quality of their portfolio, learners may gain advanced entry to a range of 3rd level courses, including direct entry to second year of some degree courses.
  • Opportunities to specialise in a chosen craft by progressing to courses such as DCCOI Pottery Skills course and DCCOI Jewellery Skills course.
  • Self-employment.


€500 materials fee


This is a full-time course. Students are required to cover all modules.