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Skills To Compete – Introduction to Compositing

The purpose of this course is to enable the learner to acquire the skills to provide learners with the necessary skills to work as a compositor in the Film/TV industry.

As Ireland is the only English speaking EU country it is considered a very attractive location for VFX productions.

This sector in Ireland is growing at a fast pace and there are a shortage of people with these skills in Ireland.

To work in this industry you need to gain skills as a compositor. Once you gain these initial skills, you can build on them by working in the industry.

Target Award

AXELOS Prince2 Foundation 2017 – Prince2_F

Start Date: 08-04-2024 Hours/week: 31 Hrs 15 Mins Duration: 10 weeks

Education Requirements
While there are no specific entry requirements, Centres must ensure that learners have the academic ability to successfully complete the program. Junior Certificate or similar. Also, good level of English language required.

Age Requirements
Applicants must have reached the statutory school leaving age.

Learning Aptitude
Applicants should be comfortable working with computers and digital creative software. The course is open to anyone interested in getting into the VFX industry and is looking for an entry level position. There is no requirement to have a show reel or portfolio, but if available samples of work should be submitted as part of the application process. Have good verbal and written English.

Applicants should have the capacity for managing workloads to agreed schedules. Good communications skills are required to work successfully within the studio team environment

Previous Experience
Recent graduates from creative courses /Animation and VFX. Also, anyone interested in getting into the VFX industry and is looking at the entry level position. There is no need to have a showreel or portfolio but an intertest in the VFX industry is important.

Module Award Body
On successful completion of the training course learners will able to:

Compositing is the process of taking several visual elements from different sources and combining them into a single video. The video effects (VFX) technique is usually used to imply that the elements are from the same scene.


Contracted Training Course


Online course

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Course Recruitment Waterford Wexford Training Services


051-301500 051-301555