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Natcoll Design Technology, Christchurch:
Natcoll Design Technology is a leading specialist provider of NZQA approved creative digital design courses, and is at the forefront of digital design education and training. We have three campuses located in modern, inner-city buildings in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland. We offer Diploma courses and a foundation certificate course covering animation, video post production, web development, interactive media and graphic design. Natcoll makes sure its graduates are industry-ready by keeping close connections to the digital design industry, and our teaching facilities include well-appointed computer suites, furnished with up-to-date software and equipment.

Courses / Programs:

We offer Diploma courses and a foundation certificate course:

• Advanced 3D Graphics – Level 7
• Diploma of Digital Media (Advanced) - Level 7
• Diploma of Web Development - Level 6
• Diploma of Animation (Advanced) - Level 6
• Diploma of Video Post Production (Advanced) - Level 6
• Diploma of Computer Graphic Design - Level 6
• Diploma of Interactive Design - Level 6
• Diploma of Animation and Digital Video - Level 5
• iCreate Foundation course in Digital Design – Level 3

Locations:

Students come to New Zealand to enjoy the affordable, high quality tuition in a safe country that offers vibrant cities and cultural diversity. Natural lakes, forests, beaches and mountains are easily accessible and allow students to enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities. New Zealanders are also well known for their easy going approach to life and their friendliness.

Our campuses are located in the cities of Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington. Reflecting real-life industry working environments, Natcoll's campuses are situated in modern, multi-storied buildings in central city locations. You'll love the focused yet laid-back atmosphere. Each campus has a spacious student common room. The teaching facilities include well-equipped computer suites with up-to-date software and equipment. All campuses are within walking distance of shops, art galleries, libraries and public transport.

To ensure we maintain our excellent learning environments, every campus has a student representative body that meets regularly with campus principals and staff.

Why Choose Us?

- Class numbers are restricted to 15 students (advanced diploma of Digital Media) or 20 students (all other diploma courses). We insist on such a high staff/student ratio because it allows you quality time working closely with our experienced tutors. Each student works at his or her own workstation.

- Natcoll has several intakes throughout the year. These varied start times allow you to commence studying at the time most convenient to you. Clear study guidelines are provided with staff available to help students manage their time and meet deadlines.

- Students who complete a Natcoll diploma course have the opportunity to progress to higher levels of learning. Natcoll has partnerships with other tertiary institutions to provide learning pathways for our graduates.

- The entry criteria to all our courses is flexible and is not reliant solely on academic qualifications. Prospective students are interviewed in person and our staff go to great lengths to consider your creative abilities every bit as much as your prior learning.

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Address: Kilmore Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
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