Design and Visual Communication Level 2

GRA201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Slaney

Design and Visual Communication 201

This course works through the vehicle of the design process. Students will work on a formative design brief in the first term, developing skills in freehand sketching, isometric drawing, orthographic drawing and the use of a computer aided design program: On-shape. This is a cloud based program which can be easily access from home. 

An investigation into a design Era will help to influence ideas for the project. 

Students will modify and add to their tiny home design from level 1 and re-design the bathroom.

The final term should be tidying up the required drawings for a portfolio which is  externally assessed standards. 

If a student has not completed level 1 then they will use a design era as influence there tiny home design.


Course Overview

Term 1
Design era investigation and bathroom design
On-shape training

Term 2
Modification of tiny home design

Term 3
Working drawings
Graphic Presentation of ideas

Term 4
Presentation
External portfolio assembly

Pathway

Design and Visual Communication Level 3

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$10, Set square, paper and rendering equipment.


Recommended Prior Learning

At least 12 credits from Level 1 Graphics, or approval from the HOD. 


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. 91337 v3 Design and Visual Communication 2.30 - Use visual communication techniques to generate design ideas
2
E
3
A.S. 91338 v3 Design and Visual Communication 2.31 - Produce working drawings to communicate technical details of a design
2
E
4
A.S. 91340 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.33 - Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideas
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91341 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.34 - Develop a spatial design through graphics practice
2
I
6
Y
A.S. 91343 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.36 - Use visual communication techniques to compose a presentation of a design
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.