Level 1 Design and Visual Communication (Graphics)

11DVC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr E. Mc Intyre

DESIGN & VISUAL COMMUNICATION – YEAR 11
NCEA LEVEL 1
CODE: 11DVC

Students will undertake studies in graphical communication in the areas of spatial and product design.

Each area provides students with an opportunity to showcase their design and presentation skills both by hand and using digital media. The successful completion of a range of design briefs and drawing problems can direct students into merit and excellence endorsements towards future tertiary choices.



Pathway

Level 2 Design and Visual Communication (Graphics)

Entry Requirements

Year 10 Design & Visual Communication or at the discretion of the HOD.


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. 91065 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.32 - Produce instrumental paraline drawings to communicate design ideas
1
E
3
Y
A.S. 91066 v4 Design and Visual Communication 1.33 - Use rendering techniques to communicate the form of 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
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Disclaimer

Course availability is dependent on numbers and staffing, and course entry will be confirmed at the beginning of 2021. Students will be required to select additional back-up courses as part of this process.