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GRAPHICS (DVC) - Level 1
Prerequisites: Year 10 Graphics
Course Description
This course enables students to have the freedom and choice to focus on the design and development of ideas and creativity in a range of areas. Students will utilise skills including graphic techniques and computer applications in Architectural/Spatial Design –The development and design of a product in the style of an influential designer of choice.
Leads to Level 2 Graphics
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA.
Contact Kieran Cleary
Level 1 Credits (AS)
LevelCreditNumLit
91063 Produce freehand sketches to communicate design ideas L1/Ext3
91064 Produce instrumental, multi-view orthographic drawings that communicate technical features of design ideasL1/Ext3L1
91065 Produce instrumental paraline drawings to communicate design ideasL1/Ext3L1
91066 Use rendering techniques to communicate the form of design ideasL1/Int3
91067 Use the work of an influential designer to inform design ideas L1/Int3
91068 Undertake development of design ideas through graphics practiceL1/Int6
*A selection of standards will be offered.
GRAPHICS (DVC) - Level 2
Prerequisites: Level 1 Graphics
Course Description
This course enables students to utilise a range of skills including graphic techniques and computer applications. They will challenge existing knowledge to review, refine and describe creative ideas in Architectural/Spatial Design – The development and design of a product related to ‘The Kitchen’.
Leads to Level 3 Graphics.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Contact Kieran Cleary
Level 2 Credits (AS)
LevelCreditNumLit
91337 Use visual communication techniques to generate design ideasL2/Ext3
91339 Produce instrumental perspective projection drawings to communicate design ideasL2/Ext3
91340 Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideasL2/Int3
91341 Develop a spatial design through graphics practice L2/Int6L1
91342 Develop product design through graphics practiceL2/Int6
GRAPHICS (DVC) - Level 3
Prerequisites: Level 2 Graphics
Course Description
This course enables students to focus on the design areas that they can pursue at tertiary level. They will utilise a range of skills including graphic techniques and computer applications to analyse and reinterpret creative ideas and thinking in Architectural/ Spatial and Product Design related to ‘The Great Taste Trail’.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA and University Entrance.
Contact Kieran Cleary
Level 3 Credits (AS)
LevelCreditNumLit
91627 Initiate design ideas through exploration L3/Ext4
91628 Develop a visual presentation that exhibits a design outcome to an audienceL3/Int6
91629 Resolve a spatial design through graphics practice L3/Int6
91631 Produce working drawings to communicate production details for a complex designL3/Ext6