Year 9 Design & Visual Communication

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Mitchell

Year 9 Design & Visual Communication

DVC is a subject that engages students in the purposeful study of drawing and design and challenges them to develop and communicate their design ideas. 
This course involves a range of set activities in Graphics Communication which enables students to-
•To be able to master and demonstrate a wide range of Graphic and drawing skills.
•To present these using advanced presentation techniques.
•To communicate ideas using the most appropriate Graphic Modes and Media.

Students will learn a wide range of visual communication techniques and drawing skills which includes freehand sketching, rendering and formal drawing using specialist drawing equipment and will be introduced to CAD (computer aided design). They will learn how to identify and use the appropriate visual modes and media to effectively present their design concepts.  


Assessment will based on a combination of class work and set assignment.

Course Overview

Term 1




Year 10 Design & Visual Communication

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$20.00 for stationery pack consisting of -
Drawing Pad,
2H, HB and 2B pencils
30cm Clear Plastic Ruler
A3 Handy Pouch