HIGHER PROFESSIONAL SHORT CYCLE PROGRAMME:
DESIGN OF MATERIALS

Professional title: Engineer  of design

Period of regular study: 2years

Credit points by ECTS: 120CP

 

It is a modernly designed and prospective studies, which allows students to gain new knowledge in the fields of:

  • designing furniture and carpentry
  • creative design in wood
  • design and creation of art & craft, useful products,
  • the basics of restoration of art & craft wooden products,
  • wood carving,
  • manufacture of models, prototypes,
  • Computer-Aded Design software use,
  • allternative techniques of expression ...

We ensures for our students the individual and innovative approach, freedom and vision for creativity and realization of ideas. Using independent thinking and developing new concepts students express their creativity through a variety of creative shapes. Your innovation can be expressed by creating in our school workshops. In addition to the program, which facilitates the development of individual interests, Vocational College also offers excellent spatial possibilities and equipment. The vision of the school is appreciation and promotion of the individual in their professional growth and facilitating the spread of the horizon of knowledge and thinking, which leads to the independent careers.

Turn the touch of wood into your successful future!

 

PROVISION OF STUDIES:

Studies take 2 years (120 ECTS).

The academic year comprises 24 weeks of educational work (lectures, seminary tutorials and laboratory work) and 10 weeks of practical training in companies. Vocational College in addition to excellent spatial conditions and equipment also offers the possibility of creative work in our own well equipped school workshops.

PROJECTS, EXCURSIONS, FAIRS: During the studies we pay special attention to the contemporary approaches in educational process, so the study program each year includes interesting projects, cooperation with the economy sector, excursions to companies in Slovenia and abroad, visiting trade fairs…

PRACTICAL TRAINING/INTERNSHIP IN COMPANIES: The advantage of higher vocational education is that it includes practical training/internship in companies, allowing students to gain specific competences in the work-place and establish cooperation with potential employers during their studies, which widens the range of students´ job opportunities.

Internship in is arranged and obligatory for all students, for those students who want to gain experience abroad, we are able to organize the opportunity for placements in foreign (EU) companies through Erasmus+ programmes.

INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION, STUDENTS´ EXCHANGE: We successfully cooperate with universities and companies abroad, which gives us an advantage in achieving the vision of a modern study. Our students go abroad to Iceland, Croatia, Italy, France, Spain, Great Britain, Germany, Austria, Lithuania, the Czech Republic, F.Y.R. Macedonia ...; from these countries students also come to our college. 

 

SYLLABUS

SUBJECT

YEAR

NO. OF CONTACTHOURS

ECTS

LC SE LE ALLTOGETHER
Proffesional  terminology  in foreign  language [eng.,ger] 1. 24 12   36 3
Business  communication  andleadershiip 1. 24 12 - 36 3
Basics  of computer  science andinformatics 1. 36 - 12 48 4
Freehand drawing 1. 24 - 48 72 4
Basics of arttheory 1. 24 - 12 36 3
Basics  ofaesthetics 1. 48 12 - 60 5
Technical  drawing and descriptivegeometry 1. 36 - 36 72 5
Presentation techniques 1. 48 - 24 72 6
Documenting  andarchiving 1. 18 6 - 24 2
Materials  inwoodworking 1 36 - 12 48 4
Adding materials 1. 36 - 12 48 4
Hand treatment ofwood 1. 36 - 12 48 4
Practical  education  /internship 1. - - - 400 13
Enterprenourship,  economics   andmarketing 2. 24 24 - 48 3
Surface treatment ofwood 2. 36 - 12 48 4
Software tools  andequipment 2. 24 - 36 60 4
Machine treatment ofwood 2. 36 12 24 72 5
Pathologies  and recovering of wood  products 2. 36 12 24 72 5
Restoration  techniques  -wood 2. 24 - 36 60 4
History  and development of  buildings/innerfurniture 2. 24 12 - 36 3
Design of buildings furniture 2. 36 - 24 60 4
Design  of  innerfurniture 2. 36 - 36 72 5
Carving and plastic in wood 2. 24 - 20 44 3
Alternative expression  techniques  -wood 2. 24 - 20 44 3
Practical  education  /internship 2. - - - 400 13
Graduation thesis 2.         5