NCEA Level 2 Visual Arts Painting

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Lindsay

Recommended Prior Learning

Minimum 12 credits at Level 1 visual arts.

Painting students will develop good drawing skills in a variety of painting and drawing media using established artist practices and procedures.
Students will produce work, presented in a portfolio, and assignments on a number of themes. 

A student will be withdrawn from a standard if the teacher is not confident that the achievement of the standard is within the reach of the student or there is no evidence of the student attempting the assessment.



Assessment Policy & Procedures

NCEA Level 3 Painting

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A3 Art Diary, 2B, 4B, 6B Graphite, paintbrushes, eraser, drawing Ink pens
It is recommended students pay the subject charge of $100. This covers the cost of basic take home art materials used in the course. Students are expected to supply their own paint brushes for portfolio and assessment work. Paint brushes purchased in year 11 visual Art can be used.

Pathway Tags

advertising art director, comic book creator, graphic artist, primary teacher, advertising commercial director, comic strip artist, graphic designer, print maker, advertising copy writer, computer graphics designer, greeting card designer, properties artist, advertising creative director, conservator, guide, publicity director, advertising illustrator, corporate designer, hair stylist, puppet maker, advertising photographer, costume designer, haute couturier, renderer, aerial photographer, court artist, illustration agent, researcher, animation director, crafts artisan, illustrator-freelance, restorer, animator (digital/traditional), creative director-advertising, industrial designer, salesperson, antique restorer, curator, industrial photographer, scenic designer, architect, cutter & editor, interior decorator, scientific illustrator, architectural illustrator, dark room technician, interior designer, sculptor, architectural technologist, dentist, jeweler, serigrapher, art auctioneer, design consultant


It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.