Kinsale College of Further Ed – Multimedia Level 5

Multimedia Level 5

QQI Code 5M2146 (Level 5)

Kinsale College of Further Ed.

1 Year (Starts September)

Course Aims

The course introduces students to the following industry standard software: Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Edge. Final Cut Pro is used as our video editing tool and Blender is used for 3D. Students also explore third party plug-ins and alternate software, such as WordPress.

As well as a fully equipped Mac computer lab, students have access to Canon DSLR cameras with various lens, a Sony AVCHD camera, zoom recorders, Tungsten lighting kits and a portable green screen.


  • Image Processing: 5N1292,
  • Design Skills: 5N0784,
  • Multimedia Authoring: 5N1299,
  • Multimedia Project Development: 5N1300,
  • Communications: 5N0690,
  • Work Experience: 5N1356,
  • Electives (choose two): Animation: 5N1551,
  • Graphic Design Skills: 5N1978,
  • Computer 3D Modelling & Animation: 5N1603,
  • Desktop Publishing: 5N0785


You may also be eligible to avail of a Back to Education Allowance (BTEA). The BTEA is an educational opportunities scheme for persons in receipt of certain social welfare payments and who wish to pursue an approved full-time second or third level course of education in an approved college leading to a recognised qualification.