Year 10 Design and Visual Communication

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Wensor

Recommended Prior Learning

An interest in drawing and design.

This course will introduce students to the skills and practices used in the design of products and architectural spaces. The main focus will be on communication through freehand sketching. In addition, a broad range of other visual techniques will be explored. These include: CAD modeling, physical modeling and hand rendering. This course uses a mix of project based work and structured exercises to facilitate student learning and skill development.

A study of Design and Visual Communication can lead to a wide range of career paths including architecture, product design, game development and interior design.


Year 10 Options, Technologies


Level 1 Design and Visual Communication

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Architect, Architectural Technician, Artist, Building and Construction Manager, Urban/Regional Planner, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Environmental Engineer, Landscape Architect