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Want a free course to help build your career in Digital Media & Design?

  • This level 2 Certificate will set a great foundation for an exciting start to your future in design while earning credits towards your NCEA levels.
  • You will learn a wide range of media techniques such as design, layout, drawing and photography.
  • You will create your own design concepts and collaborate with other students on creative projects.
  • Successful Graduates from this programme could pathway onto further study in Certificate, Diploma or Degrees in Media Arts.
  • Gain credits towards your NCEA levels.

About This Course

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Apply skills and practices to create work in the settings of arts and design.
  • Explore different creative processes and techniques to solve problems.
  • Demonstrate work habits in the setting of design/arts.
  • Cooperate with others in presenting and discussing work using design terminology.


As with all our courses:

  • This course is FREE for 16-19 year olds.
  • Free pick up and drop off in East Tamaki and Pukekohe (some conditions do apply, ask us for more information.)
  • You will have the opportunity to gain your NCEA levels.
  • It is taught in a safe, fun and encouraging environment.


We are taking enrolments for this course and encourage you to ask us any questions if you have any concerns. 


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Key Information


New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 2)


Level 2



Duration The minimum amount of time it takes to complete this qualification.

19 weeks

Entry requirements

Minimum requirements
Any minimum or preferred criteria for entry to this qualification.

For students aged 16 to 19
No previous qualifications at Level 2 or above.

Tuition fees

Total qualification
Youth Guarantee Available Yes
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Student Fees FREE (conditions apply)

Note: All Key Information is the most recent available relating to domestic students. For more detailed information refer to Course Documents.

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Career Opportunities

Further study

Now that you have realised how valuable learning is, and how capable you are, opportunities exist within both Trainme and Vision College to continue your journey towards the employment goal you have. Check out our websites for more details.

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Animator/​Digital Artist - Kaiwhakahauora/​Ringa Toi Mamati

Animators/digital artists use traditional and digital media, such as drawing, models, photography, and image capture and manipulation software to create still and moving images for print, web, television or film.

Upcoming Intakes

Campus Start Date Domestic International *
Auckland 18 February 2019 $0.00 Unavailable
Christchurch 18 February 2019 $0.00 Unavailable
Pukekohe 18 February 2019 $0.00 Unavailable

Fees listed are indicative only and may vary with course selection. Exact fees can be confirmed when you enquire or apply.
* International learners are required to pay additional costs to attend one of our courses or programmes. These additional costs include medical and travel insurance cover.

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