NCEA Level 2 Creative Technologies – Design & Visual Communication
Number of Credits: 19
Entry Recommendations: Open entry. NCEA Level 1 Design & Visual Communication is an advantage. Level 1 DVC students have priority entry.
Course Outline: This course is comprised of two major projects – a product design and a spatial design. Students are provided with the opportunity to extend skills in visual literacy and creative thinking. Students are required to apply these skills in order to go through the design process and produce a final design solution that meets the brief. The course also includes a case study of either a design movement or a design era of the student’s choosing.
Skills developed in the course:
- Sketching and Rendering
- Computer Aided Design
Course Costs: Students will need some graphic media and instrumental equipment in addition to the Year 11 requirements. Students may be charged for some course related costs throughout the year.
The course leads to: NCEA Level 3 Design & Visual Communication