Qualification Overview

Qualification Title National Diploma in Whakairo (Level 5)
Qualification Type National Diploma
Level 5
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Creative Arts » Visual Arts and Crafts » Mana Whakairo (Maori Carving)
  • Maori » Whakairo
Strategic Purpose Statement
This is the third in a suite of four whakairo qualifications designed to encourage the enhancement and maintain the integrity of whakairo. The National Diploma in Whakairo [Ref: 0745] is designed for people who have acquired the essential core practical knowledge and skills in whakairo and is equivalent to the first stage of an initial three degree. The emphasis in this qualification focuses on selecting, preparing, and sculpting dimensional forms and research.

The compulsory standards in this qualification focuses on the practical aspects of creating and producing whakairo and demonstrating knowledge in research for whakairo based on matauranga maori theories, ethics and methodologies.

Elective one allows for the development of whakairo practices that are consistent with the lores of their own iwi or hapu or another iwi or hapu. Elective two allows the candidate to explore and develop in areas to further skills that align with whakairo and highlight the study of this art as being valuable to a career pathway or employment.

This is an intermediate qualification that builds on the National Certificate in Whakairo (Te Ara Tauira) (Level 3) [Ref: 1590], and the National Certificate in Whakairo (Tuturu) (Level 4) [Ref: 0521]. This qualification may lead to the National Diploma in Whakairo (Level 6) [Ref: 0746], employment, or higher education in related fields such as, education, arts, crafts, and design as a whakairo practitioner.
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Entry Requirements Not available
Education Organisation Whitireia Community Polytechnic
Developed By NZQA Maori Qualifications Services
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 0745
Status Current
Created 2000-04-18 00:00:00.0
Last Reviewed 2016-08-18 00:00:00.0
Last Date For Entry 2017-12-31 00:00:00.0
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