New Zealand Diploma in Ngā Toi


Subject area

Creative Arts not elsewhere classified




1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended for practitioners seeking to broaden practical, technical, and theoretical knowledge, consistent with tikanga and reo in Ngā Toi.
Graduates of this qualification will contribute to Aotearoa as practitioners of Ngā Toi within defined contexts able to complete projects and assist in the protection and enhancement of Ngā Toi.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Academic requirements: EITHER NZ2791 Ka Tipu te Whaihanga New Zealand Certificate in Nga Toi Level 4 (or equivalent qualification) OR life skills and/or work experience demonstrating equivalent ability/experience. English language requirements: Applicants from countries where English is not the primary spoken language must have demonstrated an acceptable level of English language fluency prior to acceptance in the programme. Ways in which English language fluency may be demonstrated include successful study of a programme in which English was the language of instruction (conditions apply), completion of a New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 3 with any endorsement), approved scores on IELTS tests (Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5), or completion of an accepted international equivalent. Other requirements: Success in an interview and submission of an art portfolio.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,033 $7,033
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$10,080 $10,080
Total $17,113 $17,113

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $45,000
Earnings range $37,000 - $54,000
In employment 39%
In further study 17%
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 225 5348
Phone: (06) 974 8000
Fax: (06) 974 8905

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

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NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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