Youth Guarantee Free Programme for 16 & 19 year olds - Level 2 (Creative Industries)

Full Time
24 Weeks
NZQA Level 2

If you’re bursting with creative ideas but have nowhere to unleash them, Yoobee has the perfect antidote.

Our Level 2 digital media course in Christchurch is guaranteed to fuel your creative spirit. Graphic design, web design, film and animation.

This course will set you on an exciting path to a future in a creative industry, and you’ll graduate with a CV and portfolio that ensures you’ll stand out. And best of all it’s FREE for 16 – 19 year olds! 

Students who complete this programme will be awarded with NCEA Level 2.

Course Details

Entry Requirements close

This is a free Youth Guarantee course for students aged between 16 and 19. Domestic students only.

There are no other restrictions to entry. An interest in design and basic computer skills are all you need.


Course Components close
  • Base Camp - Base Camp is made up of fundamental learning that forms the base of your tool kit. These skills are important whatever the creative industry you pursue. Base Camp occurs throughout the course. 

  • Print - Throughout this module, you will cover some great ways to improve your designs. You will get a taste for the world of graphic design and opportunities within the industry, including print designer, mac operator, illustrator, in-house designer and more! 

  • Design - Thinking Start your own blog to show your process and communicate your talents and personality to the world. You’ll solve problems with a creative approach, and find the best answers to a creative brief. 

  • Film - You will take on a role as camera operator, lighting technician or director. The second half of the module will be spent in post-production where you will edit your footage, learning industry tips and tricks to produce some exciting short segments. You’ll get an intro to some of the skills that animators and motion graphics artists use every day. 

  • Web - The internet has revolutionised the way we communicate, shop, bank, play games and share information. The pace of change is skyrocketing, and so too is the demand for talented internet professionals. In this module, you’ll get a head start on your journey to becoming a web development expert. 

  • Next Step - Next Step focuses on wrapping up your skills and looking to the future. The work you do in this module will help you on your next step, whether that’s further study, experience, or straight into the workplace. Plan ahead, be work-ready, and get involved!

Equipment & Software close


  • Apple Mac computers
  • Digital still cameras
  • Digital video cameras
  • Scanners
  • Printers


The following are examples of software that may be used:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Flash
  • Maya or Blender
  • Adobe Premier Pro
Start Dates close


27 Feb 2017 - 18 Aug 2017 

Fees close


Domestic Students: Free Youth Guarantee Course for 16-19 year olds
Course fees subject to change.