Otago Polytechnic

Short courses

Communication Design Winter Camp

  • Dunedin
  • 4 days: Mon 16 - Thurs 19 July 2018 (10.00am-1.00pm and/or 2.00pm-5.00pm)
  • Starts 16 July 2018
  • Apply anytime

A range of digital design options will be offered as part of our visual design short courses for 2018. Our Communication Design Winter Camp is held during the mid-year school holidays to allow secondary students to attend.

Design and Graphics short course

  • Dunedin
  • 2 days, 9.00am-4.00pm
  • Starts Fri 17 & Sat 18 August 2018
  • Apply anytime

Learn to create your own professional marketing and promotional materials using Adobe Suite design software.

Fashion Skills

  • Dunedin
  • 2 days, 10.00am-4.00pm
  • Starts to be confirmed for 2019
  • Apply anytime

Come and join us at the School of Design for a two-day, hands-on workshop where you will explore fashion making in a creative and fun environment. All patternmaking and construction techniques will focus on sustainable fashion industry practices.This course is offered in the mid-year school holidays so secondary students can take advantage of this opportunity.

Pattern Making (Fashion Design Technology Series)

  • Dunedin
  • 3 evening classes (5.00pm-7.00pm)
  • Starts to be confirmed for 2019
  • Apply anytime

Create patterns from base pattern blocks with this basic to intermediate level course, taught by our technical expert, Annette Cadogan. Learn about pattern manipulation, standard size & fit, and bodice, skirt, dress and/or trouser blocks depending on your skill level.

Textile Printing short course

  • Dunedin
  • 2 days, 9.00am - 4.00pm
  • Starts to be confirmed for 2019
  • Apply anytime

Learn how to create your own personalised fabrics for fashion and interiors. During this practical workshop you will be introduced to textile print processes including screen printing using stencils, techniques and colour. You will design an original textile print and produce samples and a final piece of resolved work.

Industrial Garment Construction Techniques (Fashion Design Technology Series)

  • Dunedin
  • 3 evening classes (5.00pm-7.00pm)
  • Starts to be confirmed for 2019
  • Apply anytime

Explore the world of industrial sewing and garment construction with no-fail solutions to perfect pockets, flys, zippers and collars.

Laser Cutting for Design short course

  • Dunedin
  • 2 days, 9.00am - 4.00pm
  • Starts to be confirmed for 2019
  • Apply anytime

Be introduced to the latest laser cutting technology and CAD software with an opportunity to create your own designed object/s from a range of materials including wood, card and plastic.