En­rol in De­sign School

Manawatu Guardian - - EDUCATION & TRAINING -

Do you want to be a de­signer?

Do you want to har­ness your cre­ative tal­ent for a ca­reer?

The cre­ative in­dus­tries are boom­ing. The num­ber of peo­ple em­ployed as graphic or fash­ion de­sign­ers has dou­bled and Kiwi cre­ative tal­ent is in de­mand all over the world.

If you like draw­ing, prob­lem solv­ing and com­ing up with new things, then The De­sign School can help you turn those skills into a ca­reer in the cre­ative In­dus­tries.

The De­sign School is a pri­vate school of­fer­ing graphic or fash­ion de­sign cour­ses for stu­dents of all ages who want to use their cre­ative tal­ent and start a ca­reer in de­sign. Cour­ses are NZQA ap­proved at lev­els 2, 3 and 4, and the school pro­vides every­thing stu­dents need to fo­cus on de­sign full­time and ei­ther go on to fur­ther ter­tiary ed­u­ca­tion or into the de­sign world.

There is also still time to study part­time for stu­dents still en­rolled in Year 12 or 13. This course al­lows stu­dents to study de­sign one or two days per week along­side sec­ondary school and achieve up to 40 cred­its for NCEA.

The De­sign School has 25 years of ex­cep­tional re­sults and the high­est qual­ity rat­ings from NZQA. Ev­ery year, the school helps over a hun­dred cre­ative stu­dents launch their cre­ative ca­reers. Grad­u­ates now work for some of the best de­sign com­pa­nies in the world and many run their own busi­nesses.

Check out de­sign­school.ac.nz or find us on Face­book and then come in to The De­sign School stu­dio, Com­mer­cial Build­ing, 16 The Square, (06) 358-0188, to see how to use your tal­ent as a ca­reer.

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