Start learning visual arts at an introductory level. Grow your confidence in art making through the completion of practical projects and exploring the techniques, history and tikanga associated with ngā toi (the arts).
Depending on your region, you'll learn about working with paint, print, digital, clay, film or other materials.
When you pass this programme, you'll get this qualification:
I want to keep studying
You'll be able to apply for our Level 5 programme, Toi Paematua - Diploma in Māori and Indigenous Art (Toi Ataata).
I want to use my qualification
Use your artistic skills to contribute to your marae and community.
This is a full-time programme that consists of 120 credits delivered over 38 weeks. Some of our locations offer different delivery modes. These will be confirmed by your local campus and might include:
Option 1 (face to face delivery)
You'll need to also complete learning activities designed to enhance your learning for approximately 21 hours per week.
Option 2 (noho delivery)
Activity directed learning will also need to be completed outside of class time, amounting to approximately 21 hours per week.
To enrol in this programme, a potential student must:
The 2020 fees for this certificate is:
Year 1: $536.97
First time tertiary students studying fee paying programmes may be able to study fee free in their first year. To find out whether you are eligible visit: feesfree.govt.nz.