New Zealand Certificate in Design & Arts Level 3

New Zealand Certificate in Design & Arts Level 3

  • Duration: 15 weeks
  • Credits: 60
  • Campus: New Lynn

If you have a passion for the arts and enjoy using your hands to create something amazing, our Certificate in Design and Arts will allow you to explore your creative side and give you the necessary tools and knowledge needed to help make your mark in the world!

Our programme offers to create a foundation in a wide variety of skills and knowledge relating to arts and design - teaching you how to use various Adobe Creative tools for example, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign at introductory levels. It also teaches you the understanding of the processes and issues involved in the production of arts and design. After completion, you will be eligible for further study at a tertiary level or you will be able to apply your knowledge in the design and arts industry.

What You Will Learn:

  • Develop competency in computer graphics

  • Explore key approaches in design identity

  • Understand past and contemporary trends

  • Connect theory and research with design processes

  • Create an individualised portfolio of design projects



Open Entry 

English Entry Criteria (International Students)       

IELTS Academic score of 5.0 or equivalent with no band less than 4.5 or equivalent 

4 papers with 60 credits 

Pathway to a range of qualifications in creative arts from Level 4 and above

Employment opportunities in a range of small businesses in the roles in arts, craft and/or design. 

Domestic Students: $3,060

Fees Free Options are available

Youth Guarantee scheme applies for students aged between 16-19*


*conditions apply

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