Level 1 Design and Visual Communication
Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Wensor
In this course students will focus on designing products and spaces and communicating these designs in compelling ways. Students in 11DVC will develop skills in spatial as well as product design. Learning in DVC takes place in a project - based learning environment where students learn by engaging in design projects. The core skills in DVC are freehand sketching, computer aided design and presentation of design ideas. Student will also learn to communicate effectively about their designs by using design language.
A study of Design and Visual communication opens the way to a wide variety of careers and interests. The course provides vocational pathways in construction and infrastructure, manufacturing and technology and creative industries. Careers in these industries include: Architect, carpenter, quantity surveyor, engineer, artist, media designer and advertising executive
among many others.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Students will need a pencil and A3 sketch pad.
Recommended Prior Learning
Year 10 Design and Visual Communications
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
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