Parttime Classroom Generic programmes and qualifications

Fine Art Painting

Programme Aim
The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to develop the relevant knowledge, skill and competence in a broad range of personal skills which enable personal development and active citizenship, and/or to progress to employment and/or further education or training.

Target Award

QQI General Learning – 4M2010

Start Date: 04-09-2024 Hours/week: 04 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 15 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
Applicants should have a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 3 when accessing a Level 4 programme. Applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education although no formal qualifications are required.

Age Requirements
Please see course details for minimum age requirements

Please refer to Programme Descriptor for Programme Aims and Objectives

Learning Aptitude
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.

Previous Experience
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work under direction with some ability to work on their own initiative.

Module Award Body
Fine Art Painting Painting (4N1871) QQI
Learning Outcomes
Learners will be able to:
1. Identify diverse painting traditions and media within a range of cultures
2. Discuss the use of art elements and principles in specific preferred paint work
3. Use the language of art history and appreciation with regard to a preferred artists work
4. Outline colour theory
5. Explain the importance of the correct maintenance and storage of art materials and tools
6. Use a variety of paint media experimentally
7. Communicate a moderate range of ideas through paint using a variety of painting
8. Use art elements and principles in organising personal compositions and drawn/painted
9. Record a range of subjects from observation including objects and life forms from the
natural and manufactured environments and painting from life
10. Communicate a broad range of ideas visually through painting including appropriate primary
and secondary source materials
11. Select completed pieces for appropriate presentation
12. Relate colour and paint to other art/craft/design areas
13. Make a personal painted response to an idea or primary source materials
14. Critically evaluate own and others work
15. Apply appropriate health and safety procedures when working with paint materials and
tools within the studio.


Waterford City BTEI


Ozanam Street FETC, Ozanam Street, , Waterford


  • Free Parking

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Angi Meegan