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

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Hobbs

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.

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.

Learning Areas:


Career Pathways

Printer, Naval Architect, Tattoo Artist, Print Finisher, Mechanical Engineer, Building and Construction Manager, Signmaker, User Experience Designer, Carpenter, Urban/Regional Planner, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Fashion Designer, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Industrial Designer, Jeweller, Technical Writer, Make-up Artist, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Advertising Specialist, Visual Merchandiser, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Patternmaker, Information Technology Architect, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Architect, Architectural Technician, Landscape Architect, Landscaper, Tailor/Dressmaker

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.


Please be aware, our charges may change