LEVEL 1 DESIGN & VISUAL COMMUNICATION – L1DVC

Learning Area: Technology
Qualification: NCEA Level 1

This course is designed for students who are interested in design(products), digital design(Posters websites, Youtube video) Architectural Design (the built environment).
Made up of bothAchievement and Unit Standards, students will produce a portfolio of work. Students will learn to research, how to design things, produce freehand sketches to generate ideas, use digital design software such as the Adobe suite and Sketchup to produce and present their ideas.

Course Components:
  • Design Era- A look at current and past design, produce business posters and cards using Adobe illustrator, photoshop and hand drawing skills
  • Product design. Design a new or repurpose an existing design for a tiny House, using drawing  and rendering skills
  • Produce Digital drawings and 3D CAD designs
  • Present your work using Adobe Photoshop and After effects

External Credits:                                     4
Internal Credits:                                     20
Literacy:                                                   6
Entry Recommendations:                    There are no pre -requisites for this course

NCEA LEVEL 1
NCEA LEVEL 2
NCEA LEVEL 3