Design Skills & Digital Fabrication QQI5 Course – Feb 2018 Mohill


NEW DESIGN SKILLS COURSE – STARTING FEB 2018 in Mohill!

We are delighted to announce another opportunity to take this popular, ground-breaking course, scheduled to begin in February 2018 at MEC, Mohill. After 4 very successful courses delivered in Leitrim, we are thrilled to be announcing another opportunity to take this course. The course is run in partnership with MSLETB and with assistance from Leitrim Development Company.

Design Skills

OVERVIEW

The course aims to provide students with a broad overview of design and digital fabrication. Using a mix of classroom sessions, hands-on lab work and self directed project work, this course will facilitate the learner to engage in a creative design process, appreciate design principles as a problem solving activity and gain an understanding of the role of digital fabrication in a design skillset.

Topics covered will include:

The History Of Design.

Understanding And Interpreting Design Briefs.

The Concepts Of Design Practice.

Material And Manufacturing Processes.

The Tools Of Visualisation And Presentation.

2D drawing & 3D Computer Aided Design.

Digital Fabrication Tools And Fab Labs.

WHO IS IT FOR?

This course would suit those who are thinking of returning to education or considering changing their career path. The qualification achieved can also be used to assist “mature” college applicants in creating a portfolio of work that can aid them in obtaining further third-level study or for those seeking to start or expand their design CV.

COURSE BENEFITS

Gain a recognised QQI Level 5 Design qualification

Understand and appreciate Design principles

Learn how to use Design as a problem solving activity

Gain hands-on experience with Digital Fabrication technologies such as Laser Cutting and 3D Printing

Build a portfolio of Design work

Complete a real world project from Design Brief through to Manufacture

Develop academic and vocational language, literacy and IT skills related to Design

Learn how to work effectively both individually and with others in a Design team

MORE INFORMATION

For further details on joining our Design Skills and Digital Fabrication course, contact FabLab Manorhamilton – Email: info@fablabmh.org or Phone: 0872725811.

Please hurry though as we plan to interview for places on Friday 9th February!

Our thanks, once again, to MSLETB & Leitrim Development Company for supporting this course.

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