NCEA Level 1 Design & Visual Communication

11DES
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

NCEA Level 2 Design & Visual Communication

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

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

Pathway Tags

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


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.