1DVC2

1 Design & Visual Communication - Spatial Design (1DVC2)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Hobbs

Design and Visual Communication Spatial focuses on the skills required to create building and landscape environments. Advance your freehand drawing skills and learn to render texture your design ideas. Industry computer aided design (CAD) packages will be used to create final formal drawings.

Course Overview

Term 1
Freehand sketching including perspective.
Rendering and texturing of building materials and .plants.
Design process

Term 2
Formal drawing presentation using CAD.
Complete your presentation.

Recommended Prior Learning

This is an introductory course to NCEA DVC open to all learners.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
● Course Fee $25.00 for in class materials and resources.

Recommended Items for Voluntary Purchase
● Students would benefit from a laptop that is capable of running current Adobe Creative Cloud and CAD software. Please note there are limited school laptops available for in class use.
● Adobe Creative Cloud/CAD software is available to purchase from the school for your personal device for use at home at a cost $10.00 for students enrolled in this course

See Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.

No additional course specific stationery items other than the Senior Stationery list are required for this course

To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.

Pathway

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91063 v5
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.30 - Produce freehand sketches that communicate design ideas
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91064 v5
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.31 - Produce instrumental, multi-view orthographic drawings that communicate technical features of design ideas
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91065 v5
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.32 - Produce instrumental paraline drawings to communicate design ideas
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91066 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.33 - Use rendering techniques to communicate the form of design ideas
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91067 v5
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.34 - Use the work of an influential designer to inform design ideas
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91068 v5
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.35 - Undertake development of design ideas through graphics practice
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91069 v5
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.36 - Promote an organised body of design work to an audience using visual communication techniques
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 25
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 6

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