10 DVC - Line 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Cooper

A one semester course that prepares students for NCEA Design and Visual Communication at L1. The students will develop skills in computer programmes in Architecture, product prototyping, and presentation of their work. They will also develop skills in producing technical drawings, graphic communication and designing.  The course focuses on 2D and 3D drawing skills, spatial design, sketching, formal hand drawing and using the design process to solve design problems. 

Students will learn investigative problem solving skills to effectively communicate ideas using thinking and presentation skills to showcase their design ideas in a design portfolio.

Learning Areas:

Year 10 Options - Line 2

Assessment Policy & Procedures

L1 Design & Visual Communication

Career Pathways

Software Developer, Architect, Architectural Technician, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Surveyor, Urban/Regional Planner, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Interior Designer, Industrial Designer, Conservator, Quantity Surveyor, Landscape Architect, Project Manager, Animator/Digital Artist, Graphic Designer