Level 1 Design and Visual Communication

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Cumming

Explores the Design Process, developing within the students strategies to visualise and solve problems creatively.  This course reinforces the ability to draw manually but also develops digital skills in CAD and visual digital media.  Students will integrate research that supports their design work with presentation skills to complete their project brief.

Learning Areas:

Technology - workshop/graphics

Assessment Policy & Procedures
Career Pathways

Business Analyst, Software Developer, Architect, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Sound Technician, Baker, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Urban/Regional Planner, Sewing Machinist, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Florist, Landscape Architect, Landscaper, Animator/Digital Artist, Mining Engineer, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Survey Technician, Patternmaker, Architectural Technician, Artist, Film and Video Editor, Barrister, Tailor/Dressmaker, Print Finisher, Surveyor, Cutter, Fashion Designer, Graphic Designer, Diver, Interior Designer, Communications Professional, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Industrial Designer, Jeweller, Technical Writer, Editor, Solicitor, Make-up Artist, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Visual Merchandiser, Lighting Technician, Game Developer, Hairdresser/Barber, Naturopath, Photographer, Printer, Signmaker, User Experience Designer, Marketing Specialist, Geospatial Specialist, Garment Technician


An A3 clear file display folder, 4B, 2H and HB pencils and coloured pencils are essential. It is recommended that a student also has a set of letraset or equivalent markers.


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