Level 1 Design and Visual Communication

1DVC
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss J. Nielsen

Students work on a number of assignments which cover spatial and product design and offer 16 internal credits.
These standards include a range of drawing skills and developing conceptual outcomes. Other skills involve: Using a range of graphic design and communication skills, presentation techniques and opportunities to utilise these skills within environmental, technological and media contexts.

Students have the option of up to a further 9 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]




Pathway

Level 2 Design and Visual Communication

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

It is recommended students have taken 10DVC to give them a supporting start in the skills required.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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
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1
E
3
A.S. 91064 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.31 - Produce instrumental, multi-view orthographic drawings that communicate technical features of design ideas
Assessments:
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1
E
3
Y
A.S. 91065 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.32 - Produce instrumental paraline drawings to communicate design ideas
Assessments:
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1
E
3
Y
A.S. 91067 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.34 - Use the work of an influential designer to inform design ideas
Assessments:
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1
I
3
A.S. 91068 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.35 - Undertake development of design ideas through graphics practice
Assessments:
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1
I
6
A.S. 91069 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.36 - Promote an organised body of design work to an audience using visual communication techniques
Assessments:
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1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.