Explore your art and turn your Hard Stone and Jade Carving ability into a career in the real world with TPP’s New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 5).

Graduates will master the ability to apply technical skills to their chosen design and art endeavours; they will be prepared for self-employment by creating unique designs suitable for production, employment in industry and/or higher level study and personal exploration. Graduates will produce unique creative works of art for exhibition or commission, completing various design and carving projects based given or agreed briefs. The NZ Diploma aims to help you develop the creative design process and enhance your artistic interpretation of hard stone and jade carving.

  • Level:
    5
  • Credit Value:
    120
  • Awards:
    NZ Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 5)
  • Location:
    Greymouth
  • Method of Study:
    Full time
  • Holiday Duration:
    6 weeks
  • Teaching Duration:
    34 weeks
  • Total Duration:
    40 weeks
  • Start Date:
    February 2022
  • End Date:
    November 2022
  • $6,940

Pathways              

The qualification provides a pathway from:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Creativity (Level 4)

Graduates of this qualification may wish to undertake further tertiary study at diploma or degree level in areas including the following:

  • New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 6)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Creativity (Level 6)

 

Entry Criteria

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Have successfully completed either the New Zealand Certificate in Hard Stone and Jade Carving Level 3 or Level 4 prior to commencing study. Other similar qualifications or relevant industry experience may be considered as acceptable, at the discretion of the programme lead tutor.
  • Have their application reviewed by Tai Poutini staff.
  • Have evidence of appropriate language competency if English is not the applicant’s first language of IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent) across all bands.

Learners must;

  • Have successfully completed either the New Zealand Certificate in Hard Stone and Jade Carving Level 3 or Level 4 prior to commencing study. Other similar qualifications or relevant industry experience may be considered as acceptable, at the discretion of the programme lead tutor.
  • Have evidence of appropriate language competency if English is not the applicant’s first language of IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent) across all bands.
  • Have their application reviewed by Tai Poutini staff.

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