Art, Craft and Design – Grennan Mill Craft School

Award Title: QQI Level 5 in Art, Craft and Design

Programme Co-ordinator: John Kavanagh

Award Code: 5M1984

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:

  • Art Metalwork (5N1649)
  • Ceramics (5N0759)
  • Printmaking (5N1373)
  • Woven Textiles (5N1864)
  • Drawing (5N1862)
  • Design (5N0784)
  • Communications (5N0690)
  • Work Experience (5N1356)

Entry Requirements:

  • Leaving Certificate or Equivalent Experience.
  • Portfolio of Work.
  • Successful completion of an interview.


  • Learners may progress to a second year at Grennan Mill, Level 6 in Art, to further develop their technical abilities and portfolios.
  • Based on the quality of their portfolio, learners may gain advanced entry to a range of 3rd level courses.
  • Opportunities to specialise in one craft by progressing to courses such as DCCOI Pottery Skills course and DCCOI Jewellery Skills course.


€500 (materials fee)


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