Level 2 Design and Visual Communication (Graphics)

12DVC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr E. Mc Intyre

DESIGN & VISUAL COMMUNICATION – YEAR 12
NCEA LEVEL 2
CODE: 12DVC
This course will build on the experiences of Level 1 Design and Visual Communication and will enable students to apply their acquired knowledge to a selection of challenging design briefs. These design opportunities will enable students to explore areas that better suit their interests and strengths. Students will choose from one of the following design areas: Spatial or Product Design. The units of work are planned to enable students to achieve in both the internal and external achievement standards through varied and realistic problem solving involving design, drawing, modelling, presenting, testing and evaluation. It is important to note that this course is a prerequisite if students are intending to take DVC in Year 13.


Pathway

Level 3 Design and Visual Communications (Graphics)

Entry Requirements

At least 14 credits at Level 1 DVC or at the discretion of 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. 91337 v3 Design and Visual Communication 2.30 - Use visual communication techniques to generate design ideas
2
E
3
A.S. 91341 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.34 - Develop a spatial design through graphics practice
2
I
6
Y
A.S. 91342 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.35 - Develop a product design through graphics practice
2
I
6
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 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.