Level 3 Design and Visual Communication

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Wensor

Recommended Prior Learning

Achieved grades in AS91338 and AS91341 from the Level 2 DVC course. Alternatively, by HOD approval.

This comprehensive design course will expose students to both architectural and product design practice. The course is designed to progress students in their creative industries career pathways, but will also benefit students interested in other pathways such as manufacturing and technology and construction and infrastructure. At the end of Term 3, students will exhibit their design work in the Technology Faculty Showcase. This course also provides the opportunity for students to work towards scholarship. In addition, students will also have the opportunity to create a set of working drawings of their design in line with industry practice.

A study of Design and Visual Communication at Level 3 will contribute to awards in creative
industries, construction and infrastructure and manufacturing and technology vocational pathways. Careers in these sectors include: Architect, carpenter, quantity surveyor, engineer, artist, media designer and advertising manager among many others. In this course students will be  assisted in producing their portfolios for tertiary design courses.



Assessment Policy & Procedures
Career Pathways

Naval Architect, Tattoo Artist, Urban/Regional Planner, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Industrial Designer, Environmental Engineer, Architect, Architectural Technician, Landscape Architect

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students are to provide a pencil and A4 sketch book.


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.