Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

10 Design and Visual Communication (Table C) 4 lessons per week for half a year (semester)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Shaun Bailey.


HoF Approval

The Visual Communication course is designed to provide a variety of design and drawing experiences relating to architecture and product design that are challenging, creative and purposeful. It includes freehand and instrumental drawing techniques and rendering skills. 

The course continues through to Year 13 as an independent subject and qualifies for scholarship at Year 13. 

Visual Communication leads to design courses offered throughout most tertiary institutions and universities.
Career pathways can lead into architecture, draughting, product design, fashion, furniture design and much more. Visual Communication is also a useful subject for students considering a career in the building or engineering industries.

Four Assignments & Course work / exercises

  1. Product Design - Techniques
  2. Product Design - Chocolate packaging
  3. Spatial Design - Techniques
  4. Spatial Design - Designing a sleepout



Year 10 (Table C) half-year options - 4 lessons per week for half a year (semester), Technology


11 Design and Visual Communication 1

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Advertising Specialist, Patternmaker, Architect, Architectural Technician, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Tailor/Dressmaker, Naval Architect, Tattoo Artist, Print Finisher, Textile Process Operator, Urban/Regional Planner, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Fashion Designer, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Painter and Decorator, Industrial Designer, Jeweller, Make-up Artist, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Visual Merchandiser, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Media Producer, Lighting Technician, Game Developer, Landscape Architect, Landscaper, Photographer, Signmaker, User Experience Designer

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*10VC1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $40
Costs cover supplied stationery and take-home project materials.