Students on the Level 5 course are introduced to the fundamentals of making and repairing a range of stringed and fretted musical instruments, both acoustic and electric. Specialist hand and machine craft skills are taught in order to develop their creative abilities in this area. Learners who have an interest in music will find that they can enhance their skills by learning the rudiments of how instruments are made, stringed and generate sound.
Those who successfully complete the first year can progress into the second year of this course, where they learn to advance their skills in musical instrument making and design, or may apply to a range of Higher Education Institutions through the Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS). Higher Education Institutions through the Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS).
Entry Requirements (Year 1)
Leaving Certificate Applied
Relevant QQI (FETAC) Level 4 Award