Design & Visual Communication 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Lee


If you did not take the course at Level 2, or achieved fewer than 14 credits in that course, you will need HOD approval

This course covers NCEA Level 3 and Scholarship. Students develop their own design briefs, based on authentic situations in either Spatial or Product design contexts. The aim is for students to develop a broad DVC literacy and language of design to enable effective communication of ideas in career and occupational settings. Design focused students can complete an optional creative Ideation process for their project brief. Technology oriented students can complete an Achievement Standard in programming a CNC machine.

Learning Areas:


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 materials

Pathway Tags

Advertising, Animation, Architecture, Building/Construction, Boatbuilding & design, Cabinet Maker, Carpenter, Clothing & Textiles, Computer Aided CNC machine programmer, 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.