Level 3 Design and Visual Communication

3DVC
Subject Description

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.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91627 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.30 - Initiate design ideas through exploration
3
E
4
*
A.S. 91628 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.31 - Develop a visual presentation that exhibits a design outcome to an audience
3
I
6
*
A.S. 91629 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.32 - Resolve a spatial design through graphics practice
3
I
6
*
A.S. 91630 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.33 - Resolve a product design through graphics practice
3
I
6
*
A.S. 91631 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.34 - Produce working drawings to communicate production details for a complex design
3
E
6
*
Total 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.

Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.