Design & Visual Communication NCEA 1

Course Details

Level 1 Optional 21 Credits


To develop students' capabilities in Design and Visual Communication. This course is designed to develop students' practice in Graphic Techniques including: Freehand Sketching; a range of Rendering Techniques; Instrumental Drawings; Modelling Techniques and Design. Students will also have the opportunity to use CAD and 3D printing.

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Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

Standard Description Level Credits Assessment
91063 Produce freehand sketches that communicate design ideas 1 3 External
91064 Produce instrumental, multi-view orthographic drawings that communicate technical features of design ideas 1 3 External
91065 Produce instrumental paraline drawings to communicate design ideas 1 3 External
91066 Use rendering techniques to communicate the form of ideas 1 3 Internal
91067 Use the work of an influential designer to inform design ideas 1 3 Internal
91068 Undertake development of design ideas through graphics practice 1 6 Internal

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