NCEA Level 1 Design & Visual Communication
Teacher in Charge: K. Backhouse-Smith
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.
Recommended Prior Learning
Year 10DES or by consultation with Mr Backhouse-Smith.
This course needs to be taken if you intend continuing with this subject at Level 2 (Year 12).
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Architect, Photojournalist, Graphic designer, Creative Director, Print Production Artist, Art Director, Web Designer, Desktop Publisher, Web Programmer, Web Developer, Marketing Designer, Marketing Director, Illustrator, Communications Manager, Visual Artist, Film Producer, Video Maker,
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.