Level 2 Art Design

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

This course combines drawing and computer skills within a practical approach to design.
Students will have the choice  to either work towards a variety of designs for their own brand including a logo, poster, and other promotional material or choose a program that follows more of an illustrative path including character design.
Students will learn to competently use Photoshop and Illustrator and will look at creating and applying ideas within the design process and create a folio of work.
Students will also have the opportunity to gain 4 level 3 credits in Design in preparation for level 3. 


Level 3 Art Design, Level 3 Art Photography, Level 3 Creative Design, Level 3 Design Visual Communication

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A4 Visual Diary $5

Recommended Prior Learning

12 credits in 01APD, 01ART or 01DVC or at the discretion of the HOLA DVA.

Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91315 v2 Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established design practice
A.S. 91320 v2 Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within design
A.S. 91445 v2 Design 3.2 - Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to design
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 4

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Pathway Tags

Art Historian, Art Critic, Arts Administrator, Arts and Cultural Planner, Website Owner/Blogger, Graphic Novel Author, Fibre Artist, Accessory Designer, Dressmaker, Fashion Consultant, Fashion Designer, Merchandiser, Costume Designer, Textiles, Advertising, Branding, Sign Writer, Magazine, Book Designer, Packaging, Typographer, Architect, Urban Design, Interior Designer, Set/Stage Design, Industrial Design, Prop, Ceramics, Jeweller, Weaver, Carver, Photographer, Photo Journalist, Animator, Illustrator, 3D Modellor, Web Design, App Design, Television, Special Effects, Game Design, Spray Painter, Illustrator, Story Boarder, Cartoonist, Fine Artist, Printmaker, Mural, Tattooist, Teacher, Lecturer, Art Dealer, Art Therapist, Stylist, Gallery Owner, Curator

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