2DVC

Level 2 Design and Visual Communication

Course Description

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.


Recommended Prior Learning

Ideally 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.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will need a pencil and A4 sketch pad.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91338 v3
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.31 - Produce working drawings to communicate technical details of a design
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91340 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.33 - Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideas
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91341 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.34 - Develop a spatial design through graphics practice
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91343 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.36 - Use visual communication techniques to compose a presentation of a design
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 9
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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