Level 3 Design and Visual Communication

13DVC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Brinsden

Only choose two out of the three marked with an

You will learn to:
• use a problem solving process to produce an appropriate solution
• extend the range and quality of graphical skills
• apply a range of technical and drawing skills
• examine alternative solutions when analysing problems
• critically evaluate own work and that of contemporary and historical graphic design


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$30 for graphics kit and portfolio, in addition a drawing board would be useful. There will also be a possibility for interested students to purchase a 1 year (off site) licence for SolidWorks for $10. This could be used during their Product Design project.


Recommended Prior Learning A minimum of 12 credits in level 1 Graphics, Art or Technology and 8 Literacy credits.
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91631 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.34 - Produce working drawings to communicate production details for a complex design
3
E
6
*
A.S. 91630 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.33 - Resolve a product design through graphics practice
3
I
6
*
A.S. 91629 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.32 - Resolve a spatial design through graphics practice
3
I
6
*
A.S. 91628 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.31 - Develop a visual presentation that exhibits a design outcome to an audience
3
I
6
*
A.S. 91627 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.30 - Initiate design ideas through exploration
3
E
4
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 28

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.