Qualification Overview

Qualification Title New Zealand Diploma in Creativity (Level 5)
Qualification Type Diploma
Level 5
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Creative Arts » Visual Arts and Crafts » Fine Arts
Strategic Purpose Statement
This qualification is for people seeking the skills and knowledge to effectively apply creative processes across a range of vocations and disciplines.

Industries and other communities in Aotearoa New Zealand will benefit by having work-ready graduates with a repertoire of creative skills, knowledge and attributes to contribute to their social and economic future.

Graduates will be able to apply creative thinking and creative-making skills independently, in a new role or their current role across a broad range of vocations and disciplines.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Challenge conventions and discover new possibilities across a range of contexts.
- Synthesise creative concepts/elements, experiment and test their viability.
- Apply creative process to develop a series of works that demonstrate creative thinking and relevant technical skills.
- Identify patterns of creativity that cross disciplines and cultures to create new understanding.
- Manage and take responsibility for own practice.
- Implement a project based on a creative concept.
Education pathways
The qualification provides a pathway from the:
- New Zealand Certificate in Creativity (Level 4) [Ref: 2869]
- New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4) [Ref: 2627]
- New Zealand Certificate in Fashion (Level 4) [Ref: 2640]
- New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design (Level 4) [Ref: 2629]

The qualification provides a pathway to higher diploma- or degree-level study, for example, the New Zealand Diploma in Creativity (Level 6) [Ref: 2868].
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification will have transferrable skills and knowledge to complement employment roles in creative industries, other professions, and service agencies that require creative processes that cross sector boundaries.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
None.
Education Organisation 4 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2867
Status Current
Created July 2015
Next Review July 2020
Content View full qualification details

Qualification Title

The qualification title names the overall focus of the qualification.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Te Reo Maori Title

Listed under Te Reo Maori title with English equivalent.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Matauranga Maori Qualification

A qualification quality assured and approved through the Te Hono o Te Kahurangi quality assurance approach.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Qualification Type

There are different types of qualifications including certificate, diploma, degree and post-graduate certificates and diplomas. Qualification types relate to NZQF levels.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Level

The NZQF has ten levels. Level one is least complex and is often entry-level, for example foundation certificates. Levels eight to ten are the most complex, and include post-graduate study.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Credits

The credit value relates to the size of the qualification. One credit equates to ten hours of learning. One year's full-time study at a provider is usually 120 credits, but if you are studying part-time or in the work place the credit value may vary.

+Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Subject Area

All qualifications are grouped into subject areas on the New Zealand Standard Classification of Education (NZSCED). The subject area is a keyword and can be used when searching for qualifications in an area of interest.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Strategic Purpose Statement

Strategic purpose statement explains the reason why the qualification has been developed. It identifies the target learners and for what roles the qualification prepares them.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Graduate profile

The Graduate profile explains the skills, knowledge and attributes a graduate will have attained on achieving the qualification. It describes what they can know and do and be.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Education pathways

Education pathways include other qualifications you can enrol into after completing this qualification.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Employment pathways

Employment pathways include the kinds of careers you can develop with this qualification.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Next Review

This is the date the qualification will expire and be reviewed or discontinued.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Last Date For Entry

The last date a learner can be enrolled in a programme leading to this qualification.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Entry Requirements

The level of education or training you need to have achieved before an education organisation will consider enrolling you for it or arranging the training. Each organisation may also have entry requirements for the programmes they run.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Education Organisation

This is the organisation that can help you achieve the qualification.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Developed By

Qualifications are developed by education organisations. These include standard setting bodies, like industry training organisations, and tertiary providers, such as universities, polytechnics and private training establishments.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Quality Assured By

All qualifications on the NZQF have been checked by the quality assurance bodies of NZQA, ITP Quality or NZVCC to ensure qualifications have meaningful outcomes.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Number

All qualifications have a unique number.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Status

The status shows if a qualification is current, expiring or discontinued. Only current qualifications have programmes at education organisations that are open to new enrolments.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Created

This is the date the qualification was listed on the NZQF.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Last Reviewed

Last date the qualification was formally reviewed.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Content

Information on how a qualification is structured.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Discontinued

This is the date the qualification was discontinued and no longer available.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]