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Certificate in Creativity
Certificate in Creativity

Certificate in Creativity

  • ID:CPIT640031
  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
  • Duration:
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • 10 NCEA Level 1 Literacy credits.

If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency.

  • You are required to submit a portfolio or other evidence to demonstrate their creative work, and may be required to attend an interview.

English requirements

  • If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.
  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.


  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the AraExamination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • Overall IELTS requirements 5.5 academic: speaking 5.0, reading 5.0, writing 5.0, listening 5.0.

Course Information

Gain foundation skills for employment or further studies in creative environments.

This programme provides an introduction to creative thinking.

It will prepare you for further tertiary study and give you transferable skills necessary across many industries. You'll be given opportunities to develop strategies in idea generation, problem solving, and visual and oral communication. You'll also be introduced to a variety of digital, visual, interactive and hand-rendered media as tools to communicate creative ideas and solutions to problems.

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Pathway Courses

This qualification provides a pathway to higher level diploma or degree-level study in creative subjects.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • This programme is intended as a pathway to higher level study.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance/year: 700 NZD/ per year

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