New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 3)

Turn your passion for art and sculpture into a career. Discover Tai Poutini Polytechnic’s Hard Stone and Jade Carving programmes.

Learn industry skills such as production techniques, and understanding needed to enter the busy world of stone carving and rock sculpture. You’ll also learn techniques and design skills that will allow you create highly desirable one-off pieces of work.

Former students have competed against New Zealand’s top carvers in national competitions and taken away top honours – you’ll be able to put your skills to the test in a real world environment as tutors put you in touch with industry.

Engage in creative exploration, personal growth, independent study and the development of work ethics suitable for industry. A collaborative on-campus environment helps you and your peers develop analytical and critical skills improving your work as you progress throughout the course.

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NZ$11,500 Per Year

International student tuition fee

20 Week


Feb 2025

Start Month

Jan 2025

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • February 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time