Certificate in Foundation Studies Level 2 (Creative).xml Introduction to Creative Industries

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ProgrammeFull time - 6 months

Annual Fees(indicative 2017)

Qualification name

Certificate in Foundation Studies Level 2 (Creative) YG Please Enquire

Programme code

OT5062

Starts

July

NZQF Credits

60

Level

2

Domestic Applications due

Provider

Christchurch - Madras Street

Vocational Pathways

Creative Industries

For more information visit

youthguarantee.net.nz/vocational-pathways

Programme Content

Youth Guarantee programmes are a great way to learn practical skills and gain a qualification. You can apply for these options if you're 16 to 19 years of age and no longer at school, or if you're planning on leaving school.

Explore art and design and develop your creative ideas.

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.

Find out more about studying design

You will be awarded the NZQF credits for this programme.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • 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.

Alternative requirements
Additional requirements
English requirements
  • 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.

Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this programme please complete:

  • A Youth Guarantee application form

Application Documents

Career opportunities

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.

Study pathways

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
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