Level 3 Design & Visual Communication
Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Mitchell
The emphasis of this course is on the individual solution of product and system design problems covering such areas as Architectural and Environmental, Engineering and Technology, Media and Technical Illustrations.
There are no exams associated with this subject. All work for NCEA is either internally assessed, (teacher) or externally moderated.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Year Thirteen DVC Stationery List
Qty OfficeMax Code Description
3 2803615 A3 Warwick 17C9U Drawing Pad Refill 110gsm
2 1022598 Staedtler Traditional Graphite 2H pencil
1 1022849 Staedtler Traditional Graphite HB pencil
1 1022563 Staedtler Traditional Graphite 2B pencil
1 2899604 30cm Clear Plastic Ruler
1 2802449 Eraser
1 1312650 Faber-Castell Coloured Pencils or 24pkt
1 1157957 26cm 450 Set Square
1 1158066 26cm 600 Set Square
1 2810948 Faber-Castell compass set
1 12822520 A3 Art Carry Bag (recommended)
1 2855844 Circle Guide
1 2852101 Metric Ellipse Template
1 Staedtler fibre tip pens pkt 0.1, 0.3, 0.5, 0.7mm
1 2800373 Clear File A3 refillable display book
Optional Mechanical Pencil 0.5mm with 2H leads
Mechanical Pencil 0.5mm with HB leads
Mechanical Pencil 0.7mm with HB leads
Recommended Prior Learning
12 Level 2 NCEA graphics credits or by negotiation with HOF
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Term: 2, Week: 8
Term: 4, Week: 10
Term: 2, Week: 10
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.