Level 1 Design and Visual Communication

11DVC
Course Description

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.






Pathway

Level 2 Design and Visual Communication, Level 2 Fashion and Design

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will need a pencil and A3 sketch pad.


Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 Design and Visual Communications


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91063 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.30 - Produce freehand sketches that communicate design ideas
1
E
3
A.S. 91064 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.31 - Produce instrumental, multi-view orthographic drawings that communicate technical features of design ideas
1
E
3
Y
A.S. 91067 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.34 - Use the work of an influential designer to inform design ideas
1
I
3
A.S. 91068 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.35 - Undertake development of design ideas through graphics practice
1
I
6
A.S. 91069 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.36 - Promote an organised body of design work to an audience using visual communication techniques
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

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