Year 10 Design and Visual Communication

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Cumming

Design is a major aspect of this course.  Design and Visual Communication focuses on communicating ideas and precise information through computer graphics.  This course encourages students to create new ideas using a variety of skills and imagination.

 This course develops the basic visual communication skills of, computer graphics, technical drawing and presentation.  The aim is to assemble two folios through the year containing product design and architectural design.

 Design and Visual Communication involves a rich variety of learning experiences leading to a wide range of career opportunities and therefore has considerable appeal to all students.  

 This course is designed as a foundation for Level One Design and Visual Communication courses.  Students’ ability to work co-operatively and independently are critical prerequisites for Level One entry.

Learning Areas:

Technology - workshop/graphics

Assessment Policy & Procedures
Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Business Analyst, Patternmaker, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Sound Technician, Baker, Tailor/Dressmaker, Cutter, Fashion Designer, Sewing Machinist, Graphic Designer, Jeweller, Technical Writer, Make-up Artist, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Visual Merchandiser, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Florist, Game Developer, Photographer, Printer, Signmaker, User Experience Designer, Garment Technician, Software Developer, Architect, Architectural Technician, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Surveyor, Urban/Regional Planner, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Interior Designer, Industrial Designer, Conservator, Quantity Surveyor, Systems Administrator, Information Technology Architect, Landscape Architect, Landscaper, Project Manager, Roofer, Network Administrator, Geospatial Specialist, Security Analyst, Penetration Tester, Security Consultant, Fire Engineer