Level 2 Spatial & Product Design


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Spatial design is about designing spaces for people and understanding how people move, interact and feel within these spaces. Product design is about designing products for people, places and animals and understanding their needs and wants.

This course enables you to extend your understanding and skills in designing and visual communication in the fields of spatial design (architecture, landscape, interior design) and product design (including industrial and technological design).

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

The course involves working through two design briefs in the areas of architecture and environment, engineering and technology.

WHAT SHOULD I HAVE DONE ALREADY?

At least 12 credits in Level 1 Spatial & Product Design.

ASSESSMENT OUTLINE:


Standard
Number
Title Credit Value Internal / External UE Literacy R/W
AS 91337
AS 91338

Use visual communication techniques to generate design ideas
Produce working drawings to communicate technical details of a design
3
3
Ext
Ext
X
X
AS 91340 Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideas 3 Int X
AS 91341Develop a spatial design through graphics practice 6 Int X
AS 91342Develop a product design through graphics practice6IntX


TOTAL CREDITS AVAILABLE

21


ASSESSMENT REGULATIONS:

There will usually not be an opportunity for reassessment.


See the NZQA Information page for more details.

 

  • There is no reassessment opportunity for students who do not hand work in on time.

  • Each unit will have a deadline and you will be given these closer to the start of each topic. Deadlines, obviously must be met.

 

Authenticity and Appeals:


Assessment work completed must be your own work.


These issues are dealt with by the college’s assessment procedures.


Read the NZQA Information page for details.

WHERE DOES THIS COURSE LEAD?

Level 3 Spatial & Product Design then tertiary study and careers in design, architecture, engineering and related areas.

INDICATIVE COSTS:

$43  ($25 for materials for drawing, printing and model making plus $18 for Designer Markers)