Parttime Classroom Generic programmes and qualifications

NR Painting L4

Objectives of the Programme Module
 To enable the learner to identify and explore art elements (such as line, shape, tone, form,
colour, space, pattern, texture) within the learners own work and that of other artists past
and present
 To foster in the learner the capacity to make critical judgements and informed personal
choices, appraise and evaluate work in progress and on completion, use appropriate working
 To enable the learner to identify and explore technical and functional problems through
active involvement with a range of painting related media, making constructive use of a
variety of approaches which allows the learner to see painting within an artistic, historical,
cultural and stylistic framework
 To facilitate the learner in the demonstration of knowledge and understanding of art
elements, principles and processes and to facilitate expression through selecting, recording,
analysing in order to explore ideas imaginatively in visual form
 To explore with the learner methods of working from direct experience, observation and
imagination, giving a personal response to an idea, experience or other stimulus
 To facilitate the learner to experiment with a variety of materials, tools and techniques,
demonstrating good studio practice with awareness of health and safety requirements
 To assist the learner to develop the language, literacy and numeracy skills related to painting
through the medium of the module themes and content
 To enable the learner to take responsibility for his/her own learning

Target Award

QQI General Learning – 4M2010

Start Date: 28-08-2024 Hours/week: 03 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 39 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
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.


New Ross BTEI


Michael Street FET Centre, Michael Street, New Ross, Y34 N799

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Susan Neville