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St. John's Central College

St. John's Central College

Musical Instrument Making & Repair


Course Code:  5M1981
Award Code(s):  5M1981
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course offers the student the opportunity to learn how to make and repair a range of stringed and fretted musical instruments, acoustic and electric. The student will learn specialist woodworking skills and develop their creative abilities through designing their own instruments.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Musical Instrument Woodcraft
Veneering and Marquetry
Design Skills
Appreciation of Design
Materials and Finishes
Drawing
Communications
Work Experience
Internet

 

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Sample Careers...
If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
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Camera Operator   Creative Director  
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Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Art, Craft & Design
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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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5M1981