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

40 Weeks

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.

Youth Guarantee Fund*

If you are aged 16 to 24, you could study for FREE as part of the government's Youth Guarantee fund. To qualify for the Youth Guarantee fund, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Not yet have NCEA level 1 or NCEA level 2.
  • Complete an application for a course that is covered by the Youth Guarantee fund.
  • Be a NZ citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be 16 to 24 years old at the time the course starts

All free study is subject to funding confirmation. Proof of residency status is required. Programme entry criteria may apply. Eligibility for student allowances or student loans may vary. Contact Studylink for more information.

Certificate in Nga Toi (Whakairo) (Level 4)
Whangārei
Certificate in Nga Toi (Whakairo) (Level 4)
Certificate in Nga Toi (Whakairo) (Level 4)
Apprentice Restaurant, 51 Raumanga Valley Road, Whangārei
Dates:
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February 13, 2023
November 24, 2023
Dates:
Available to start at regular intervals throughout the year.
Delivery:
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Short Course
Price:
Fees:
$1,182
| Fees Free with Youth Guarantee*
International
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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.

Key Information for students - Qualification Information from the NZ Government.
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