Level 3 Design and Visual Communication
Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Regaldo
Students work on a number of assignments which cover spatial and product design, with students being offered 18 internal credits. These include a range of drawing skills and developing conceptual outcomes. Other skills involve: Initiate and create design ideas through exploration, Develop a presentation and present it to an audience, plan and implement steps to the generation of feasible solutions in product and/or spatial design, research problems independently and work through the design process.
Students have the option of up to a further 10 external credits by producing a portfolio of work. This work is produced during the year from internal work and sent away at the end of the year for external marking. Student choice alongside teacher advice will determine whether this option is viable.
Any inquiries contact Mr Regaldo. [email protected]
Approximate Costs and Equipment/Stationery
Cost $20 for presentation boards, specialised drawing paper/card
Equipment required for this course: A3 drawing folder, 30/60 and 45 degree set squares, compass, colour pencils, scale ruler, eraser, eraser shield, 2H pencils.
An equipment folder that includes all of these items can be purchased through school at a cost of $40.
Recommended Prior Learning
Required to take 2DVC to support learning at this level.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 28
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.