Graphics Technology

Graphics Technology 100hr - Year 9

Board Developed Course

 

technical drawing

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Why study Graphics Technology?

 

Everything that is designed and manufactured has to go through a drawing stage. This subject will give you skills to allow you to draw manually, or create on computers, drawings that engineers, manufacturers and designers require to make their products. 

Working in the Graphics industry involves:

 

  • Using graphics as a technical language to transmit information.
  • Operating Computer Aided Drafting and Computer Aided Designing systems for presentation or manufacturing applications.
  • Operating and manipulating 3D computer graphical images.

Samples of occupations students can aim for in the Graphics industry:

  • Engineering

  • Architecture

  • Clothing designer

  • Golf Course designer

  • Surveying

  • Cartography

  • Builder

  • Inventor

  • Graphic Designer

  • Web page Designer

  • Landscape Design

 

Course description:

 

This course develops student understanding of the significance of graphical communication and the techniques used to convey technical and non-technical ideas and information. Graphics develops a student's ability to read, interpret and produce graphical presentations to communicate information using a variety of techniques and media.

 

Course Structure:

Graphics Technology (100 indicative hours)

 

  • Architectural drawing
  • Cabinet and furniture drawing
  • Computer aided design and drafting
  • Computer animation
  • Engineering drawing
  • Technical illustration
  • Pictorial drawing

 

The qualifications possible from a study of the Graphics course: 100 hour School Certification.

For more information on possible outcomes please visit the NSW Board of Studies website:            http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au 

 

Course requirements:

Nil.  This course is a prerequisite for the 200 hour Graphics course.

 

Course costs:

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Additionally:  Excursion costs

Refunds: Students who exit the course before its completion may be eligible for a partial refund of fees. The amount of the refund will be pro-rata, dependent upon the time and resources the student has spent in the course.

 

 

Graphics Technology 200hr - Year 10

Board Developed Course
 

 

Why study Graphics Technology?cad

 

Everything that is designed and manufactured has to go through a drawing stage. This subject will give you skills to allow you to draw manually, or create on computers, drawings that engineers, manufacturers and designers require to make their products.  

Working in the Graphics industry involves:

 

  • Using graphics as a technical language to transmit information.
  • Operating Computer Aided Drafting and Computer Aided Designing systems for presentation or manufacturing applications.
  • Operating and manipulating 3D computer graphical images.

 

Samples of occupations students can aim for in the Graphics industry:

  • Engineering

  • Architecture

  • Clothing designer

  • Golf Course designer

  • Surveying

  • Cartography

  • Builder

  • Inventor

  • Graphic Designer

  • Web page Designer

  • Landscape Design

  • And many more.

 

Course description:

 

Develops a student's understanding of the significance of graphical communication and the techniques to convey technical and non-technical ideas and information. Graphics develops a student's ability to read, interpret and produce graphical presentations to communicate information using a variety of techniques and media.

 

This course continues the pattern of study for students who chose Graphics 100. Each topic will be explored in greater detail and extension activities will be included.

 

Course Structure:

Graphics Technology (200 indicative hours)

 

  • Architectural drawing
  • Cabinet and furniture drawing
  • Computer aided design and drafting
  • Computer animation
  • Engineering drawing
  • Technical illustration
  • Pictorial drawing
  • Advertising

 

The qualifications possible from a study of the Graphics course: 200 hour School Certification.

For more information on possible outcomes please visit the NSW Board of Studies website:

http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au 

 

Course requirements:

Graphics Technology 100 course

 

Course costs:

Please click here to see the fee page for this subject

 

Additionally:  Excursion costs

 

Refunds: Students who exit the course before its completion may be eligible for a partial refund of fees. The amount of the refund will be pro-rata, dependent upon the time and resources the student has spent in the course.