NCEA Level 2 Visual Arts Photography

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Lindsay

Recommended Prior Learning

Minimum 12 credits at Level 1 visual arts.

Photography students will gain good knowledge of digital photographic and Photoshop procedures. They will develop knowledge and understanding of existing photographic practice. 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A student will be withdrawn from a standard if the teacher is not confident that the achievement of the standard is within the reach of the student or there is no evidence of the student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 Photography

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

2x A3 clearfile
It is recommended students pay the subject charge of $40. This covers the cost of the take home materials used in the course. and a yearly license fee for Photoshop. Photoshop would be installed on a personal computer. Students will be expected to pay for their own printing costs.
Please Note – A digital SLR camera is essential.

Pathway Tags

Animator, Artist, Photographer, Artistic Director, Teaching, Illustrator, Product Design, Fashion Design, Textiles, Architect, Interior Design, Video Game Design, Web Design, Film and Video Editor, Information Systems, Engineer, Software Developer, Small Business Owner, Website Developer, Website Manage, Research and Development, Product and Support, E-Commerce, Marketing Consultant, Sales and Marketing, ICT Security Specialist, Telecommunications Network Planner, Animation, Robotics Designer Video and Film: Software Engineer, Makeup and Prosthetics, Animations and Digital Artist, Sound Recording and Production Media - TV, Music Videos Graphics: 2D Animator, Brand and Identity Designer, Packaging Designer, Visual Designer, Computer Finished Artist, Junior Art Director, Film and Video Editor


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.