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Level 1 Photo Design

Level 1

Course Code: 1APHD
Who can I talk to: Mr Pressnell

Students will develop skills to be high level independent creative thinkers, able to establish and generate unique and original creative concepts which prepare them for Level 2 study and for creative industry and tertiary level. Students will develop a wide range of capabilities in the area of Design and Photography. Students will develop capabilities in Digital Drawing, Image Editing, Photographic studio skills, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality using the Adobe Creative Suite, whilst at the same time enhancing their independent learning skills for a changing future world. They will take part in practical workshops which focus on the development of photographic knowledge and skills by producing imagery based on their chosen theme or company. They will also establish a broad practical understanding of design, visual communication, identity and branding. Students will develop the ability to come up with original concepts based on future focused needs in a fast changing world. Students will also develop the capability to use industry standard software to a high level to create digital artworks.

Course Information

What Knowledge Will I Develop?

Recommended for students interested in creative design, photography and digital art making for a future focused world. Excellent choice for those who are keen to develop creative thinking abilities and applying them to a variety of design and photographic professional outcomes. An ideal foundation for L2 Art Design, L2 Photography and L2 Motion Special Effects.

How Will The Course Contribute To My Qualification?

Code Title Credits Internal External Core Optional L1 Literacy L1 Numeracy UE Reading UE Writing Date
AS91313 Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to printmaking 4 y y 30-11-2021
AS91312 Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to photography 4 y y 30-11-2021
AS90917 Produce a finished work that demonstrates skills appropriate to cultural conventions 4 y y y 15-04-2021
AS90916 Produce a body of work informed by established practice, which develops ideas, using a range of media 12 y y 30-10-2021
AS90915 Use drawing conventions to develop work in more than one field of practice 4 y y 24-06-2021
AS90913 Demonstrate understanding of art works from a Māori and another cultural context using art terminology 4 y y y 08-11-2021
Credits: 20 (with 12 additional optional credits avaialble).
Does this course provide a pathway to University Entrance? Yes

Entry Requirements

Satisfactory achievement from previous level of study;

Course Related Costs

No course costs for students.

Companion Subjects

Level 1 Art, Level 1 DIT

Subject Combination Notes

Not applicable