Advanced Certificate in Art & Design

Advanced Certificate in Art & Design QQI Level 6 (6M4029)

This course offers students an excellent opportunity to further develop their artistic skills and creativity.  The aim of the course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to work independently in a fine art and design context, or to progress to higher education.
As part of the course students will complete the necessary paperwork to enable them to apply for Percent for Art Schemes, exhibitions, residencies, etc.

Entry requirements

QQI Level 5 in Art and Design, or other relevant award.
Mature students welcome.

Course Content

  • Painting
  • Figure Drawing
  • Illustration
  • History and Appreciation of Art and Design
  • Design
  • Printmaking
  • Ceramics


Students who successfully complete the Level 6 in Art and Design are eligible to apply for advanced entry to the second year of many third level colleges including:


1 Year

Course Charges


This course is free for those over 21 and in receipt of a social welfare payment*. Click here for more information and to check eligibility.