L1 Design & Visual Communication - Semester A

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Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Cooper

Level 1 Design & Visual Communication - Product Design

Why should students take this course?

This is a great course to take if you are interested in becoming an Architect, Industrial Designer, Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Film industry/Gaming Designer or any other creative endeavour.

What curriculum skills will students learn in this course? 

Design and visual communication focuses on product design using student-centred design briefs to enhance students ability to conceptualise, develop and communicate design ideas and potential outcomes.


Students will learn skills to effectively communicate ideas using thinking and presentation skills to showcase their design ideas. 

Important information

Students who want to gain a subject endorsement will also need to take this subject in Semester B.


Prerequisites?

None. Having undertaken Year 10 DVC would be an advantage.



Pathway

L2 Design & Visual Communication - Semester A, L2 Design & Visual Communication - Semester B

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement, however, you will need to select both Semester A and B.

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. 91066 v4 Design and Visual Communication 1.33 - Use rendering techniques to communicate the form of design ideas
1
I
3
A.S. 91067 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.34 - Use the work of an influential designer to inform design ideas
1
I
3
A.S. 91069 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.36 - Promote an organised body of design work to an audience using visual communication techniques
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 13 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Pathway Tags

Architect, Architectural Technician, Boat Builder, Surveyor, Urban/Regional Planner, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Interior Designer, Quantity Surveyor, Systems Administrator, Landscape Architect, Landscaper, Geospatial Specialist, Industrial Designer, User Experience Designer, Animator/Digital Artist, Fashion Designer, Exhibition and Collections Technician


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Disclaimer

Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.