This course is designed to enable learners to visually research, develop and communicate their creative ideas, along with developing a range of technical and creative skills through modules such as Animation, Drawing, Digital Editing and Animation Layout Design. Learners will use traditional and new technologies to develop their drawing skills, create characters and layouts, along with developing key story-telling abilities. With a dual focus on animation and computer skills, learners will create work that can be used to create a portfolio of work to gain access to a range of Design and Animation based Higher Education courses. Animation graduates may aspire to work in areas such as animation, media, technology and the gaming sector, in roles such as an animator, games designer, graphic designer, VFX artist or illustrator.
Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied, or equivalent.
Mature applicants welcome
Animation Layout Design (5N1552)
Digital Editing (5N1438)
Computer Illustrated Graphics (5N1929)
Combined Materials (5N0764)
Work Experience (5N1356)
Communications Level 5 (5N0690)
GTI has developed a style of teaching to meet the needs of a diverse community of learners.
We make extensive use of advanced multimedia and internet based technologies to bring subject matter to life and to ensure effective learning.
Whenever possible, we use a Learn-by-Doing approach to make the learning experience more realistic and enjoyable.
We provide learning supports that are tailored to the needs of individual learners.
A modern laptop or desktop computer with a mid range processor (e.g. 9th or 10th generation Intel i5 or M1MC) and broadband internet access is recommended to learners of this course.
· Students who successfully complete the course may gain entry to Third Level Institutes and Colleges through the Higher Education Links Scheme.
The following is a selection of the most relevant courses (see CAO for more):
The most up-to-date information on Higher Education Links is located at the CAO website.
Click here for details of CAO QQI Requirements Lookup
- Student Services Fee: €175
- QQI Certification Fees: €50
- Desirable- Laptop or Desktop Computer with an i5 processor
QQI Level 5 Award in Creative Media 5M5048
Animation graduates may aspire to work in areas such as animation, media, technology and the gaming sector, in roles such as an animator, games designer, graphic designer, VFX artist or illustrator.
This is a one year full-time course commencing in September 2022