Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 2 Visual Arts

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 27960447

Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 Visual Arts 

The focus of this full year course is to extend learners’ understanding of art-making methods and ideas. A

systematic approach based on a personally selected theme will be taken to create a body of work in

drawing, painting and mixed media. This course is a pre-requisite for study in Painting at Level 3. This

course is time intensive and requires learners to engage in home learning as well as work consistently in

class time.

Topics Covered: 

Compulsory Internal AS/US

- Generate and develop ideas using drawing processes and procedures in a selected form of painting.

External AS:

- Produce a body of work within painting to show understanding of art-making methods and ideas.

Learning Areas:

Arts (Visual)


Level 3 Visual Arts Painting

Career Pathways

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

Course Costs and Equipment

Includes a Level 2 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.