Design & Visual Communication 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Lee


Open Entry - 10 DVC preferred

This course aims to develop a more mature and independent approach to the practice of design and drawing with two thought provoking briefs based on real life scenarios. Product brief (Headphones) & Spatial brief (3 bedroom Beach House on an existing Mt. Maunganui section) The Achievement Standards assessed include; Freehand Sketching, Formal Drawing (both 2D & 3D), Graphics Practice containing design with modes and media, and CAD (digital drawing and animations).

Learning Areas:



Design & Visual Communication 2

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 materials

Pathway Tags

Advertising, Animation, Architecture, Building/Construction, Boatbuilding & design, Cabinet Maker, Carpenter, Clothing & Textiles, Computer Aided Design, Designer, Draughting, Electrician, Engineering (degree or technical) Environmental Study, Graphic Design, Fabrication Engineer, Illustration, Light Technician, Industrial Designer, Interior Designer, Landscaping, Marine Engineer, Marketing, Mechanics, Multi Media, Naval Architect, Packaging, Plumber, Product designer, Quantity Surveyor, Retailing, Salesmanship, Science, Sign maker, Surveying, Teaching, Technologist, Transport.