Students will learn how to work as part of a creative team and gain the skills necessary to recreate historical characters and periods and learn how clothes help create character and characterisation for both stage and screen.
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
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This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be atrracted to the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design activities, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.
Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.
You may work as a freelance independent designer/craftsperson in Theatre, Film and Video productions in the entertainment, media and cultural industries. Or you could establish an independent business unit.
You could establish a career as a Set Designer, (Trainee/Assistant) Art Director, Production Designer, Wardrobe Assistant, Wardrobe Mistress/Master, (Trainee/Assistant) Costume Designer, Make-up Assistant/Supervisor, (Trainee/Assistant) Make-up Artist, Set Dresser, and Props Buyer.