11DES

NCEA Level 1 Design & Visual Communication

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: M. Pearce

This course builds upon the knowledge and skills of Years 9 and 10, and leads to courses at Level 2 and 3.  Students will be assessed with internal and external standards.  Problem solving skills and communication, with sketching and CAD, are at the forefront of the skills developed in this course.

This course leads to a University Entrance approved subject.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 for graphic stationery, including A3 blocks of cartridge paper, graphic pencils, A3 folder, set squares and ruler retained by student.

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10DES or by consultation with Mr Pearce.

This course needs to be taken if you intend continuing with this subject at Level 2 (Year 12).


Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91063 v5
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.30 - Produce freehand sketches that communicate design ideas
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91064 v5
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.31 - Produce instrumental, multi-view orthographic drawings that communicate technical features of design ideas
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91065 v5
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.32 - Produce instrumental paraline drawings to communicate design ideas
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91066 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.33 - Use rendering techniques to communicate the form of design ideas
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91068 v5
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.35 - Undertake development of design ideas through graphics practice
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 6

Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.