Silversmithing and Jewellery Design (Level 6)

Course Description

This full time Art Metalwork PLC (Post Leaving Certificate) course offers you the opportunity to research, design and develop skills in jewellery, silversmithing and fabrication. Study will involve a balance of experience between traditional and contemporary methods of craftsmanship and terminology specific to the practice. Emphasis will be placed on the use of a wide variety of materials, experimentation, creativity and a high standard of professional practice to produce original work to a professional standard.

Further Details

Qualification: QQI Level 6 Major Award in Art Metalwork (120 credits)
Location: CTI Senior College, Clonmel
Type: Full Time
Duration: 1 academic year
Start Date: September 2020


  • Design Skills
  • Fine Metalwork Finishing
  • Jewellery Making
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Combined Materials
  • Silversmithing and Fabrication
  • Metal Surface Treatment

Entry Requirements:

  • Aimed at those who have a QQI Level 5 Award, or an equivalent qualification in art. This is desirable but not essential.
  • Adult learners over the age of 21 or persons displaying a specific skill set and/or life experience are welcome to apply.
  • Applicants will have an advisory meeting to offer guidance and to ensure course suitability. Places will be offered on a ‘first come basis’ following the outcome of this meeting.
  • Offers are subject to the applicant meeting the requirements of the course.

How to Apply:

Applications are now being accepted for September 2020. Click on the link below to apply: Apply Here


Higher Education Institutions. Other graduates work as self-employed designers/makers or with companies engaged in design, production, marketing and retailing of jewellery.


Open for Applications

Contact Details

Name: Susan McCarthy, Course Coordinator
(052) 612 6269