Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 2 Design and Visual Communication

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 27960439

Recommended Prior Learning

It is highly recommended that learners can sketch and draw confidently to clearly communicate their ideas, to be successful in DVC.

Design and Visual Communication is a creative visual language concerned with real-life problems and uses design sketches, drawings, illustrations, annotation and computer-generated images to communicate Spatial or Product design ideas. 

Sketching and drawing techniques/Rapid visualisation/Advanced presentation skills using different modes and media/Advanced research and analysis techniques/Design history/Sketchup computer modelling/ 3D modelling/Typography/Advertising and marketing and design of products/Architecture Design/constructive and critical analysis and evaluation.

Learning Areas:


Career Pathways

Architect, Architectural Technician, Urban/Regional Planner, Interior Designer, Industrial Designer, Information Technology Architect, Landscape Architect, Landscaper

Course Costs and Equipment

$55- A3 Clear file folder included in Course fee.


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