The Art course is a 2 year course that covers all the essential areas within Art, practice. Many subjects in year 1 start at level 4, progressing to level 5 in the second year
This course runs under the VTOS scheme (for more information on VTOS see below).
|Drawing (level 4)||Drawing (level 5)|
|Painting (level 4)||Combined Materials (level5)|
|Woven Textiles||Sculpture (level 5)|
|Batik||Woven Textiles (level 5)|
|Sculpture||Batik (level 5)|
|Information Technology Skills (level 4)||Painting (level 5)|
|Computer Applications (level 4)||ECDL|
|Functional Mathematics (level 4)||Work Experience (level 5)|
|Communications (level 4 & 5)||Teamworking (level 5)|
|Teamworking/Work Experience (level 4)||Printmaking (level 5)|
The student may also add on other qualifications such as ECDL, ECDL Advanced Database, Spreadsheet, Word and PowerPoint.
The aims of the scheme are:
The ETBs operate special VTOS courses which are particularly suitable for persons who have been out of school for some time. The courses are full-time, approximately 30 hours per week (e.g. 6 hours a day for 5 days) and last for up to 2 years.
There are no course fees.
For a handy list of FAQs about VTOS courses, please click here
For information about VTOS courses that are run in Training Centres near you, please click here
Further detailed information about entitlement and qualifications for VTOS courses can be obtained from the Dept. of Employment Affairs and Social Protection website. Click here to find out more:
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