Domain - Design - Graphic Communication

Domain - Design - Graphic Communication

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Level 1

Use freehand sketching for graphic communication
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8 This unit standard has been replaced by AS91063.

7499 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to use a range of media and techniques in freehand sketching of design ideas, and express design concepts as 2D and 3D freehand annotated views.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Produce a datagraphic
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

7500 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to produce a datagraphic; design datagraphic; produce a final datagraphic; and evaluate a final datagraphic and modify where necessary.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Apply plane geometry and produce development constructions in graphic communication
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8

7501 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select plane geometry methods for drawing; apply plane geometry construction to drawing; and produce true shape development of geometrical solids.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Produce an instrumental orthographic drawing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard has been replaced by AS91064.

7502 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare and produce and instrumental orthographic drawing to scale.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Produce isometric, oblique, and planometric drawings for graphic communication
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8 This unit standard has been replaced by AS91065.

7503 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify, interpret, and recognise the use of, paraline drawing systems; select the type of paraline drawing to be used, and prepare equipment for the task; construct the pictorial drawing using the selected paraline system; and verify completed paraline drawing and modify where necessary.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate proper use of drawing equipment for graphic communication
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

7504 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select and prepare drawing equipment; demonstrate skill in the safe use of drawing equipment; and maintain and care for drawing equipment.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Use rendering to enhance design sketches, and for drawing presentation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

7505 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to render sketches and drawings; produce rendered design sketches; and produce rendered drawings for presentation.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Use a model to communicate design ideas
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

7506 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to produce a model to communicate design ideas; and produce, test, and complete the model.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Produce freehand sketches that communicate own design ideas
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

90037 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Construct and use geometrical shapes and solids to communicate design ideas
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Version 3

90038 Achievement Standard 2 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Produce instrumental, multi-view working drawings to communicate own design ideas
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Version 4

90039 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Produce pictorial drawings using instruments and render these drawings to communicate own design ideas
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Version 4

90040 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Produce a mock-up and model
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Version 3

90041 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Apply a design process and design principles to identified needs and opportunities
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91069.

90042 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Present design ideas that show design features and functions
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Version 3

90044 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education

Level 2

Produce axonometric drawings
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard, unit standard 18996, and AS90318 have been replaced by AS91338. This unit standard and unit standard 18996 replaced unit standard 7511.

18995 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to produce freehand axonometric sketches and instrumental axonometric drawings.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Produce perspective and instrumental drawings
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard, unit standard 18995, and AS90318 have been replaced by AS91338. This unit standard and unit standard 18995 replaced unit standard 7511.

18996 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to produce one and two point perspective sketches - freehand and guided, and produce instrumental one and two point perspective drawings.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Use freehand sketching techniques to show design development
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard, unit standard 7481, and unit standard 7490 have been replaced by AS91337.

7507 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to use a range of media and techniques in design development sketching, and produce two and three-dimensional freehand views to show design development.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Produce illustration and advertising graphics
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard, unit standard 7491, unit standard 7492, unit standard 7509, unit standard 7512, AS90324, and AS90325 have been replaced by AS91342 and AS91343.

7508 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to produce illustration and advertising graphics; develop the initial rough visuals; produce finished graphic work; and evaluate finished illustration and advertising graphics, and make any necessary amendments.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Produce circuit and/or systems graphics
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard, unit standard 7491, unit standard 7492, unit standard 7508, unit standard 7512, AS90324, and AS90325 have been replaced by AS91342 and AS91343.

7509 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to produce a circuit and/or systems graphic; produce a possible graphic layout; produce the final circuit diagram and/or system graphic; and evaluate the final graphic and supporting information, and make any necessary amendments.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Produce production drawings to meet final design requirements
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 9 This unit standard, unit standard 7491, unit standard 7492, unit standard 7508, unit standard 7509, AS90324, and AS90325 were replaced by AS91342 and AS91343.

7512 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to construct production drawings to meet final design requirements; construct production drawing; and verify drawings in relation to design brief and production requirements, and modify where necessary.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Produce two-dimensional and three-dimensional annotated freehand sketches to show design ideas
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

90318 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Produce two-dimensional instrumental drawings
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Version 3

90319 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Produce three-dimensional instrumental drawings
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Version 3

90320 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Describe and explain design and its implications for society
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

90321 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education

Produce a mock-up and model to explore design ideas
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Version 3

90322 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Design and present a solution for an architectural or environmental brief
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

90323 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education

Design and present a solution for an engineering or technological brief
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Version 3

90324 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Design and present a solution for a media or technical illustration brief
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Version 3

90325 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education

Level 3

Produce architectural and environmental drawings for presentation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard and AS90736 have been replaced by AS91629.

7513 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: produce and present architectural and environmental design sketches; prepare to produce final drawings from the design sketches; produce final drawings; and verify and present the drawings.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Produce package design and promotional graphics
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard, AS90737, and AS90738 have been replaced by AS91630 and AS91631.

7514 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to produce advertising and packaging graphics; produce package design; produce promotional graphics; and evaluate package design and promotional graphics, and make any necessary modifications.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Produce engineering and product design drawings
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8 This unit standard and unit standard 19355 were replaced by AS91631.

7515 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: produce engineering and product design sketches, and communicate the ideas; prepare to produce final drawings; produce final engineering and product design drawings; and verify and present the drawings.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Produce rendered design graphics for presentation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

7516 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to trial and select rendering media and techniques for graphics presentation; and prepare for, and produce, final rendered graphics.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Produce 2D or 3D models for design and presentation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8 This unit standard and AS90735 were replaced by AS91628.

7521 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: determine choice of model (2D or 3D), materials, and techniques for presentation of design; prepare to produce the model; construct the model; and evaluate the model, and modify where necessary.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Negotiate a brief and a solution by applying a design process
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91627.

90734 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education

Plan and produce a presentation to communicate design ideas
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard and unit standard 7521 have been replaced by AS91628.

90735 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education

Develop and communicate a solution to an architectural or environmental design brief
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard and unit standard 7513 have been replaced by AS91629.

90736 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Develop and communicate a solution to an engineering or technological design brief
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard, AS90738, and unit standard 7514 have been replaced by AS91630 and AS91631.

90737 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Develop and communicate a solution to a media or technical illustration design brief
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard, AS90737, and unit standard 7514 have been replaced by AS91630 and AS91631.

90738 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education

Level 4

Produce architectural, structural, and interior design drawings
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 9

7517 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: produce and present 2D and 3D design sketches for architectural, structural, and interior design concepts; prepare to produce, and produce, final drawings for architectural, structural, and interior design concepts; and verify, evaluate, and present the drawings. Credit for this unit standard does not indicate workplace role-holder competence, but is a foundation standard contributing to the development of graphic communications expertise.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Produce engineering, technological, and systems drawings for graphic communication
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7

7519 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: produce design sketches, and communicate project information in relation to intended engineering, technological, and systems drawings; prepare to produce final drawings; produce the final drawings; and verify, modify where necessary, and present the engineering, technological, and systems drawings. Credit for this standard does not indicate workplace role-holder competence, but is a foundation standard contributing to the development of graphic communications expertise.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Data as at 17 April 2024