Level 2 Design and Visual Communication

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Wensor

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.

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.



Assessment Policy & Procedures

Level 3 Design and Visual Communication, Level 3 Fashion and Design

Career Pathways

Building and Construction Manager, Urban/Regional Planner, Civil Engineer, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Industrial Designer, Environmental Engineer, Architect, Landscape Architect, Landscaper

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will need a pencil and A4 sketch pad.


Lynfield College has procedures and guidelines for the administering of assessments.  Click HERE to go to the school website with more information, and links to the appropriate Year Level Assessment Guides.