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Art for Relaxation

The aim of this programme is multi purpose. The knowledge, skill and competence acquired on this programme are relevant to personal development and participation in society, community and employment and provides a basis for further progression. The programme covers the acquirement of basic knowledge, skills and competencies in a narrow range of fields of learning including key outcomes in literacy and numeracy.

Target Award

QQI General Learning – P2GL0

Start Date: 06-02-2023Hours/week: 02 Hrs 00 MinsDuration: 18 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 1 when accessing a Level 2 programme.

Age Requirements
Please see course details for minimum age requirements.

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 an elementary range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course and be able to work under direction.

Module Award Body
Visual Art Visual Art (M2A18) QQI
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills and competency to complete tasks and processes to use Art as a tool for relaxation.

1.Use a range of art and design elements to respond to stimuli, e.g. mixing colour to reflect mood, observing tone/form of an object, making textures.
2.Use 2D and 3D media and materials as directed, e.g. applying clay/wire/plaster, ceramic glaze, colour media such aspaint/pastels/inks/dyes.
3.Use a range of tools and equipment safely under direction.
4.Gather resources around a personal idea, e.g. printout of different fonts spelling a name, images to reflect personal history/interests,experiments in colour to express mood.
5.Make a 2D/3D art work in response to a stimuli, e.g. a collage to decorate a folder on a theme, a clay/wire drawing of a figure doing a favoured sport, a model of a pet, a colour response to an emotion/piece of music.
6.Evaluate the process from starting point to finished art work, e.g. state preferred parts of process and product.


Adult Literacy, Tramore, Co Waterford


Adult Education Centre, Unit 2, Seapoint Business Park, Riverstown, , Tramore, X91FD9K


  • Free Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Margaret Howard


086 0617072