Design and Visual Communication Level 2

L2DVC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Nyberg

Students learn through spatial and product design projects. Creativity is encouraged through a selection of stimulating and relevant design contexts. High quality presentation and drawing skills are expected. Students will use design language to articulate the exploration and refinement of their ideas. Students will develop their learning and skills in freehand sketching, instrumental drawing and computer aided design (CAD) software such as Sketchup. Students will produce their own portfolio of design work based upon given topics.




Pathway

Design and Visual Communication Level 3, Media Studies Level 3

Recommended Prior Learning

Achievement of 14 Credits at level 1 DVC, is recommended


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91337 v3 Design and Visual Communication 2.30 - Use visual communication techniques to generate design ideas
2
E
3
A.S. 91338 v3 Design and Visual Communication 2.31 - Produce working drawings to communicate technical details of a design
2
E
4
A.S. 91339 v3 Design and Visual Communication 2.32 - Produce instrumental perspective projection drawings to communicate design ideas
2
E
3
A.S. 91340 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.33 - Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideas
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91341 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.34 - Develop a spatial design through graphics practice
2
I
6
Y
A.S. 91342 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.35 - Develop a product design through graphics practice
2
I
6
A.S. 91343 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.36 - Use visual communication techniques to compose a presentation of a design
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 29 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

Pathway Tags

Building Surveyor, Architect, Architectural Technician, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Surveyor, Urban/Regional Planner, Civil Engineer, Interior Designer, Information Technology Architect, Landscape Architect, Geospatial Specialist