Level 2 Design & Visual Communication

12DVC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Mitchell

The course is structured to enable students to extend their understanding and skills in designing to specific needs and requirements in Graphics Communication from research, conceptual ideas to final solution and presentation.
There are no exams associated with this subject. All work for NCEA is either internally assessed, (teacher) or externally moderated.


Pathway

Level 3 Design & Visual Communication

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$15

Qty OfficeMax Code Description
3 2803615 A3 Warwick 17C9U Drawing Pad Refill 110gsm
2 1022598 Staedtler Traditional Graphite 2H pencil
2 1022849 Staedtler Traditional Graphite HB pencil
2 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 45deg Set Square
1 1158066 26cm 60deg 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 1 NCEA Graphics credits or by negotiation with HOF


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. 91342 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.35 - Develop a product design through graphics practice
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10
2
I
6
A.S. 91341 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.34 - Develop a spatial design through graphics practice
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 8
2
I
6
Y
A.S. 91339 v3 Design and Visual Communication 2.32 - Produce instrumental perspective projection drawings to communicate design ideas
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 8
Term: 2, Week: 10
2
E
3
A.S. 91338 v3 Design and Visual Communication 2.31 - Produce working drawings to communicate technical details of a design
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10
2
E
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Pathway Tags

Design, Architecture, Engineering, Graphic Art, Graphic Designer, Computer Graphics, Building Industry, Boat Building – Design and Construction, Landscape industry, All the Trades.