Year 10 Design and Visual Communication

Course Description

Design & visual communication is where students can develop and practice visual skills and techniques for generation and exploring design ideas. Understand and use the design principles of aesthetics and function in their design thinking. Advancing their thinking skills and imagination and allowing creativity in Product and Architectural design—introduction to SketchUp basic skills and 3D modelling. 

This course aims to provide learners with the necessary skills to advance into senior DVC  and give an overall taster of all the diverse facets of DVC.


Course Costs and Equipment

$40/ and Pencils x2 all other materials provided.


Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

Total Credits Available: 5 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91672 v1
Lea Faka-Tonga 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of Lea Faka-Tonga texts on areas of most immediate relevance
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 5
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.