ProgrammeFull-time, 6 months
Annual Fees(indicative 2019)
|Certificate in Foundation Studies Level 2 (Creative) YG||Please Enquire|
Domestic Applications due
|Christchurch - Madras Street|
Vocational PathwaysCreative Industries
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Take the first steps towards a career in the creative industries.
This course explores a broad range of art and design related endeavours like drawing, photography, printmaking and 3D studies. You'll undertake several projects that combine a range of skills and require problem-solving, teamwork and creative thinking.
NZQF credits in the table below are awarded to you on completion of this programme. These credits contribute to achieving your NCEA qualification. In some instances you may also receive Ara credits. Ara credits are tertiary study credits that can be used to enter further study at tertiary level in New Zealand. Please note the number of Ara and NZQF credits are unrelated and may be different.
If you're a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident and are between 16 to 19 years old, you can apply to study regardless of the qualifications you've achieved at school.
If English isn't your first language, you may be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. Refer to the Acceptable Alternatives Chart or contact us for an assessment.
To apply for this programme please complete:
- A Youth Guarantee application form
With further study, you can carve out a career in areas such as visual communication, animation, prop-making, commerical illustration, web design, professional photography and architecture.
After successful completion of this programme, you can move on to the Certificate in Design Level 4, then specialise in your chosen area with a programme like the Diploma in Photographic Imaging, the Bachelor of Design (in Visual Arts, Visual Communication, or Multimedia), or the Bachelor of Architectural Studies.
|Unit / Achievement Standard Number||Unit Standard Title||Version No||NZQF Credits||Level 1 Credits||Level 2 Credits||Level 3 Credits|
|91319||Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established sculpture practice||1||4||4|
|91315||Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established design practice||1||4||4|
|91314||Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to sculpture||1||4||4|
|17593||Apply safe work practices in the workplace||3||4||4|
|6697||Prepare for and create wearable art||4||6||6|
|91325||Produce a resolved work that demonstrates control of skills appropriate to cultural conventions||1||4||4|
|91313||Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to printmaking||1||4||4|
|91312||Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to photography||1||4||4|
|91311||Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to painting||1||4||4|
|91310||Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to design||1||4||4|
|91306||Demonstrate an understanding of methods and ideas from established practice appropriate to painting||1||4||4|
|91016||Demonstrate understanding of the subject matter of art works||1||4||4|
|91018||Demonstrate knowledge of media and methods used to produce art works||2||4||4|
|27615||Take and select photographs for a news story and a feature||1||3||3|
|5940||Produce a presentation using a desktop presentation computer application||8||3||3|