Otumoetai College Otumoetai College

Year 10 Design & Visual Communication (Graphics) (Full Year)

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Meyer.

Graphics students will work within a broad range of stimulating design contexts. 

The following skills will be developed:
•  Three dimensional design
•  CAD computer drawing (free software available for student home use)
•  High quality presentation and pride in work
•  Technical drawing and freehand sketching

This subject could lead to careers in:  Product design / 3D Printing / Computer aided design (CAD), Engineering / Computer aided Manufacturing (CNC), Architecture, Advertising, Landscape design, Interior design & the many skilled trades.

The full year course will provide students with an excellent foundation for Graphics in Years 11, 12 and 13.

Learning Areas:

Year 10 Technology, Technology Resistant Materials [Design & Visual Communication & Electronics]

Assessment Procedures

L1 Building & Allied Trades, L1 Design & Visual Communication (Graphics), L1 Electronics, L1 Mechanical Engineering, L1 Technology Metal, L1 Technology Wood

Please scroll to the bottom to view possible career opportunities.

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Mining Engineer, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Aeronautical Engineer, Air Force Aviator, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Loader, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Aircraft Refueller, Product Assembler, Patternmaker, Building Surveyor, Architect, Architectural Technician, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Film and Video Editor, Medical Physicist, Sound Technician, Electronics Engineer, Collision Repair Technician, Glazier, Automotive Refinisher, Baker, Wall and Floor Tiler, Building Insulator, Tailor/Dressmaker, Chemical Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Metal Worker, Brick and Blocklayer, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Tattoo Artist, Fabrication Engineer, Print Finisher, Building Contractor, Building and Construction Labourer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Building and Construction Manager, Earthmoving Machine Operator, Cabinet Maker, Line Mechanic, Surveyor, Textile Process Operator, Carpenter, Flooring Installer, Urban/Regional Planner, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Cutter, Fashion Designer, Sewing Machinist, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Journalist, Graphic Designer, Diver, Interior Designer, Painter and Decorator, Communications Professional, Telecommunications Technician, Industrial Designer, Concrete Worker, Stonemason, Quantity Surveyor, Crane Operator, Technical Writer, Editor, Make-up Artist, Curator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Visual Merchandiser, Electronics Trades Worker, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Driller, Electrician, Lift Technician, Engineering Machinist, Environmental Engineer, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Plasterer, Plastics Worker, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Ranger, Florist, Forestry and Logging Worker, Furniture Finisher, Lighting Technician, Game Developer, Landscape Architect, Landscaper, Glass Processor, Hairdresser/Barber, Industrial Spray Painter, Joiner, Locksmith, Train Driver, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Pulp and Paper Mill Operator, Plastics Technician, Project Manager, Roading Construction Worker, Roadmarker, Roofer, Wood Processing Worker, Scaffolder, Signmaker, Valuer, User Experience Designer, Marketing Specialist, Geospatial Specialist, Garment Technician

Subject Costs

Approx $20