Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 1 Visual Arts

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 27960447

Recommended Prior Learning

Experience in Year 10 Visual Art a strong advantage for success in this course

The focus of this full year course is to develop learners’ understanding of art-making methods and ideas. A systematic approach based on selected themes will be taken to create a body of work in drawing, painting, print making and sculpture. This course is a highly recommended pre-requisite for study in Visual Arts at Level 2 as it builds on skills and knowledge required for the Level 2 Design, Photography and Visual arts programmes.

Learning Areas:

Arts (Visual)

Career Pathways

Game Developer, Hairdresser/Barber, Photographer, Private Teacher/Tutor

Course Costs and Equipment

Includes a Level 1 art pack
Trip fee or artist presentation
In class art materials over and above the art pack
Resource and task sheets


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.