New Zealand Certificate in Art & Design Level 3

Study Options

Full-time

Length

17 weeks

Level

Level 3

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Intro

This half year certificate programme provides you with an introductory level of knowledge and studio experience in creative practice which includes: art and design, screen production, fashion and music.

It will help you find or confirm the medium you would like to express yourself with. The programme will give you insight into the job opportunities the wider creative industry offers and how modern creatives in the different media work together.

 

Outline

The programme is based on 4 Projects that will lead to your own unique portfolio that can be used to apply for an entry level job in the creative industry or become the basis for further study.

Project 1:  PLAN, PRINT, CONSTRUCT

Students will gain experience and skills through developing, planning and recording a creative process, in response to two media specific briefs that produce creative outcomes. Awareness of the work of other creative practitioners, local and national creative sector, safe work practice and a mixed-media approach to creating work will be fostered.

Project 2:  KINETIC CONSTRUCTS

Aim:  To enable students to gain introductory knowledge and skills using materials and processes involved in creative production of a 3D form with painted and moving elements. Awareness of the work of other creative practitioners, local and national creative sector, safe work practice and a mixed-media approach to creating work will be fostered.

Project 3:  DIGITAL PRODUCTION

Aim:  To enable students to gain introductory knowledge and skills using materials and processes involved in digital production. Students will gain experience and skills through developing, planning and recording a creative process, in response to two media specific briefs that produce creative outcomes.

Project 4:  SHOWCASE

Aim:  To enable students to create a short film OR portfolio of work OR a 3D design object that will showcase individual achievement in a collaboratively organised studio presentation. Creative production will be accompanied by an individually written project and future directions statement

Come in and have a chat about your study options with the staff at our Hawke’s Bay campus. Or, simply give us a call on 0800 22 55 348. And you’re most welcome to visit EIT to view our facilities at any time.

Career Opportunities & Outcomes

With this certificate you’ll gain basic skills in a range of art and craft media while developing an understanding of the design process.

By completing this programme, not only will you have gained basic art and design skills, but you’ll have a portfolio to present when applying for the Diploma or Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design programmes.

Dates

There are two entry dates per year:

  • February 
  • July  

Entry

Entry requirements