2DVC1

2 Design & Visual Comm - Product Design (2DVC1)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Hobbs

Design and Visual Communication product design focuses on developing advanced sketching techniques and computer skills to complete your own design drawings from a design brief. Presentation skills are taught to help you create a high-standard presentation of your finished project towards the end of the semester.

Course Overview

Term 1
Advanced sketching techniques and use of different mediums and papers.
Design function and construction methods.
Design development and refinement of ideas.
Proportion and size.

Term 2
Construction of high quality CAD working drawings.
Presentation development to portray your design to a audience.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students should have successfully completed year 11 DVC however students who have taken this subject in the junior school will be considered after discussions with Mr Hobbs.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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

Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
● 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 of $10.00 for students enrolled in this course

See the 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

This course is open to students who have successfully completed year 11 DVC for at least one semester.
Students who have no Y11 qualification in DVC can contact Mr Hobbs for discussion.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91337 v3
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.30 - Use visual communication techniques to generate design ideas
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91338 v3
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.31 - Produce working drawings to communicate technical details of a design
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91340 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.33 - Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideas
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91342 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.35 - Develop a product design through graphics practice
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91343 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.36 - Use visual communication techniques to compose a presentation of a design
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 3
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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