NCEA Level 1 Visual Art - The World Around Us!

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. YATES

Level 1 Art Work by Ariana Bell

Level 1 Art work by Lena Chambers

Level 1 Art work by Xzarah Parata

Level 1 Art work by Tatiana Gautusa 

Take items from the world around us and make them into amazing art works. A practical art course where you will explore and build skills through various art disciplines including: painting, printmaking, and sculpture.  Throughout the year you will learn a range of skills using various wet and dry media including: pencil, pen, pastel, collage, paint and ink.  From these skills you will combine them to create a theme-based folio board that interests you.  The skills you learn will allow you to do well in the Year 12 and 13 Art Programmes of Fine Art (Painting, Printmaking and Sculpture), Photography and Design.


NCEA Level 2 Art Design - Capturing Creativity, NCEA Level 2 Art Photography - Inside the Box, NCEA Level 2 Fine Art - The Artist Studio

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Contribution: $70
Stationery Requirements: Included in fees

Recommended Prior Learning

Preferably has taken an Art at Year 9 or 10 Art

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90914 v3 Visual Arts 1.2 - Use drawing methods and skills for recording information using wet and dry media
A.S. 90915 v2 Visual Arts 1.3 - Use drawing conventions to develop work in more than one field of practice
A.S. 90916 v3 Visual Arts 1.4 - Produce a body of work informed by established practice, which develops ideas, using a range of media
A.S. 90917 v3 Visual Arts 1.5 - Produce a finished work that demonstrates skills appropriate to cultural conventions
A.S. 91016 v3 Art History 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the subject matter of art works
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 30 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Pathway Tags

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Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.