New Zealand Certificate in Ngā Toi (Level 4) - Whakairo

40 Weeks
Whangārei

Become a carver! Get hands-on experience and learn a broad range of techniques and skills.

Interested in Whakairo (Māori carving)?

Do you want to learn more about the tikanga, whakapapa, and kaupapa associated with this traditional art form? Under the guidance of our expert tutors, you will get hands-on experience and learn a broad range of techniques and skills in this traditional Ngā Toi (Art). You will also learn to engage in the tikanga and traditions of whakairo. This course will give you the confidence and ability to help you fulfil your dreams of being a carver.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Select and apply creative processes, methods, and techniques to create solutions for familiar problems
  • Compare the processes of others’ and explore artistic evolution and variation, to inform own art form practice
  • Create and complete Ngā Toi projects, under broad guidance and in accordance with project briefs
  • Manage project briefs, under broad guidance, to produce Ngā Toi work

Entry Requirements

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to understand follow, and respond to instructions given in English.
  • be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences; and
  • be able to read, write, and communicate either English or Te Reo sufficient to be able to study at this level; and
  • be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes; and
  • submit an acceptable portfolio of art work

Intakes & Applications

Dates & Bookings

New Zealand Certificate in Ngā Toi (Level 4) with a strand in Whakairo
This programme is not open to international students.
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Whangārei
New Zealand Certificate in Ngā Toi (Level 4) - Whakairo
Dates:
July
TBC
Delivery:
Part Time
or Full Time.
Delivery:
Full Time.
Price:
Fees (2022):
$1,150
International
International Fees (2022):
Price:
TBC
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Additional Information

Accord Trust Scholarship

This scholarship provides fee discounts to eCampus learners enrolled at NorthTec in 2022. Awards up to $4000 ($16,444 available in total) to students ineligible for any other fees-free options.  Students enrolled in an NorthTec programme through eCampus NZ.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for one of these scholarships you must:

  • Be enrolled in an NorthTec programme through eCampus NZ
  • Be ineligible for any other fees-free options

How to apply

Submit the Accord Trust Scholarship online application form. Applications for this scholarship can be submitted any time up until 30 November 2022.

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Te Pūkenga brings the Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) and the arranging training activities of certain Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) together to create a national network. This will give learners more choices and flexibility in what, where, and how they learn.

Existing NorthTec ākonga (learners) will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga automatically in the same qualification and will continue to learn in the same way, in the same place, with the same people.

Learners should note that all programmes offered across Te Pūkenga are under review to ensure they are portable, consistent and aligned with the needs of industry and may be changed. Where there are changes to programmes that you have applied to enrol in, you will be notified of these changes.

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