Design & Visual Communication NCEA 2

Course Details

Level 2 Optional 25 Credits


The course aims to develop student's Design and Visual Communication skills. The course is structured around two Design Briefs: Spatial Design and Product Design. Students will develop their own graphics practice through sketching, instrumental drawing, modelling, use of CAD and 3D printing.

Entry Requirements:

12 Credits in DVC1 and HOF approval.

Course Contribution:


Leads To:


Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

Standard Description Level Credits Assessment
91337 Use visual communication techniques to generate design ideas 2 3 External
91338 Use working drawings to communicate technical details of a design 2 4 External
91339 Produce instrumental perspective projection drawings to communicate design ideas. 2 3 External
91340 Use the characteristics of a design or era to inform own design ideas 2 3 Internal
91341 Develop a spatial design through graphics practice 2 6 Internal
91342 Develop a product design through graphics practice 2 6 Internal
91343 EXTENSION: Use visual communication techniques to present own design 2 4 Internal

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