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4876 Certificate in Kawai Raupapa, Introduction to the Arts - Invercargill

Qualification: Certificate
Level: 3
Dates:

4 March - 3 July 2016

Duration:

Run over six weekend wananga

Location: Invercargill

The content of this programme comprises a basic understanding of Māori art principles as it applies to both traditional and contemporary Māori contexts. Including safe practice and workspace management. The Kawai Raupapa programmes provides a tactile environment allowing you the flexibility to learn by practice making beautiful taonga (ornaments) using one of Aotearoa's most loved plants, the harakeke (flax), and also the origin of mahi toi and how is applied to Te Ao Māori and Te Ao hurihuri.

The programme will allow students to begin to explore ideas through drawing and media, to recognise the design process, to use drawing to record development, to use a journal/workbook to help develop and extend ideas, to recognise some aspects of cultural practice (waiata, kawa, tikanga), to explore own whakapapa, to explore ideas through media, to identify basic techniques and begin to apply these to make work, to use a variety of media and techniques, to follow safe workshop practice, to present work under some direction and to practice basic time management.

CKR101   Myth and Legend

CKR102   Indigenous Culture and Whakapapa

CKR103   Mana Whenua and Turangawaewae

CKR104   Whakatauki and Waiata

The Zero Fees Scheme applies to this programme.

  • No tuition fees
  • No direct material costs.

School Leavers and mature aged applicants
Application is open entry to school leavers and mature aged applicants. School aged applicants are those at a minimum of 16 years of age, with a minimum of three years secondary education. Mature aged applicants are classified as those 20 years of age and above.

Language Requirements
Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate of at least 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of having passed an NZQA approved English Proficiency  Assessment, or one of the following tests of English language competence in accordance with the NZQA rules below:

  • IELTS: General or Academic Score of 5 with no band score lower than 5
  • TOEFL Paper based test, pBT: Score of 500 with an essay score of 4 TWE
  • TOEFL Internet based test, iBT: Score of 35 with a writing score of 20
  • University of Cambridge English Examinations: FCE or FCE for schools with a score of 154. No less than 154 for each skill.
  • NZCEL: Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace, or Academic
  • Pearson Test of English, Academic: PToE Academic score of 36
  • City and Guilds IESOL: B1 Achiever with a score of 43

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate below 80 per cent whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English and who are applying to Immigration New Zealand for their first New Zealand student visa must provide evidence of one of the following

  1. has gained NCEA level 3 and met New Zealand University Entrance requirements; or
  2. holds a Bachelor’s degree of at least three years from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States of America; or
  3. has achieved a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA); or
  4. has successfully passed one of the   tests of English language competence in accordance with the NZQA rules below
  • IELTS: General or Academic Score of 5 with no band score lower than 5
  • TOEFL Paper based test, pBT: Score of 500 with an essay score of 4 TWE
  • TOEFL Internet based test, iBT: Score of 35 with a writing score of 20
  • University of Cambridge English Examinations: FCE or FCE for schools with a score of 154. No less than 154 for each skill.
  • NZCEL: Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace, or Academic
  • Pearson Test of English, Academic: PToE Academic score of 36
  • City and Guilds IESOL: B1 Achiever with a score of 43

For students to be considered to have satisfactorily completed this programme, and be eligible for award of the qualification "Certificate in Kawai Raupapa, Introduction to the Arts", they must have attended for not less than 80% of the timetabled class hours and other scheduled learning activities relating to the programme, completed all scheduled course work requirements and assessments and successfully completed assessment requirements for all modules and achieved a total of 60 credits.

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