Level 3 Art Digital
This course enables learners to explore art making using digital processes and skills such as Photography and Design. Learners will learn digital photography and design techniques such as Photoshop and Illustrator.
This course is for learners with an interest in photography, design, animation, marketing, advertising, gaming, fashion design, architecture, illustration, branding, interior design, visual communications, and other creative careers.
Some of the types of things that learners have created during this course are logo designs, comic books, magazine layouts, posters, t-shirt designs, billboards, photo exhibitions.....
This course is NCEA Achievement Standards and learners are able to get course endorsements.
This course is University Approved.
Learners will complete their 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 assessments in either Design or Photography.
The 3.4 External assessments are folio boards and are worth 14 credits.
The 3.1 Achievement standards are worked on throughout the year and students have the opportunity to gain between 4-16 literacy credits for these assessments.
Learners have the opportunity to gain 38 NCEA Level 3 credits in this course.
The graduate vision statement for Visual Arts Students is “I am an artist and critical thinker, able to work collaboratively and develop innovative visual ideas in the creation of quality creative products.”
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$25 to cover costs for specialty printing papers and subject specific stationary. It is advised that students bring a USB and photography students have access to a camera (this can be a cellphone camera and the department has equipment available to borrow)
Recommended Prior Learning
Level 2 Art Digital.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 60 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 28 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 32 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 60
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
Animator/Digital Artist, Diversional Therapist, Actor, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Software Developer, Patternmaker, Arborist, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Artistic Director, Sound Technician, Author, Beauty Therapist, Tailor/Dressmaker, Metal Worker, Tattoo Artist, Fabrication Engineer, Entertainer, Film/Television Camera Operator, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Communications Professional, Industrial Designer, Event Manager, Conservator, Jeweller, Make-up Artist, Street/Park Cleaner, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Visual Merchandiser, Early Childhood Teacher, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Welder, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Florist, Lighting Technician, Game Developer, Hairdresser/Barber, Industrial Spray Painter, Primary School Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Nanny/Child Carer, Photographer, Printer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Secondary School Teacher, Signmaker, Teacher Aide, Garment Technician,
Any information, costs or standards may change.