Level 2 Design and Visual Communication
Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Wensor
This comprehensive design course will expose students to both architectural and product design practice. This will include the study of design styles and eras. Students will complete two in depth design projects using a combination of sketching techniques and computer aided design skills and effective communication using design language. In addition, students will learn how to produce production drawings in line with industry practice.
A study of design and visual communication opens the way to a wide variety of careers and interests. The 12DVC achievement standards provide sector related credits for construction and infrastructure, manufacturing and technology and creative industries. Careers in these industries include: Architect, carpenter, quantity surveyor, engineer, artist, media designer and advertising manager.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Students will need a pencil and A4 sketch pad.
Recommended Prior Learning
Achieved grades in AS91063 (Produce freehand sketches to communicate design ideas) and AS91068 (Undertake development of design ideas through graphics practice). Alternatively by HOD approval.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
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