Year 13 Fashion and Design
Teacher in Charge: A. McIntosh
This is a practical-based course which further develop skills and knowledge for students interested in fashion design and garment construction or for those who love to design and sew as a creative outlet. Working with a client and working independently, students have the opportunity to be creative in the use of applied design techniques, learn pattern drafting and develop more advanced construction skills and illustration techniques. Each student has the opportunity to explore their own interest in fashion and to develop their own sense of style. Students will complete two major practical projects with supporting design portfolio work.
Complex garment construction
Applied textile design
This is a university accredited course
Students have the opportunity to enter regional and national competitions
Please note, due to the nature of the Technology assessment, some standards are also in use in other Technology subjects.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
2 x A3 Visual Diaries, 1 x 2B pencil, 1 x 0.3 black fine liner, $25 Materials contribution
Recommended Prior Learning
Level One or Two Fashion and Design or an interview with Head of Department
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Term: 4, Week: 3
Term: 3, Week: 1
Term: 2, Week: 1
Term: 3, Week: 8
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
Tailor, dressmaker, interior designer, fashion designer, textile technician, patternmaker, garment technician, pattern cutter, secondary school teacher, garment technologist, retail buyer, fashion illustrator, merchandisers, fashion stylist, textile designers, personal stylist, costume designer, costume assistant, costume supervisor, costume maker, dressmaker, footwear designer, footwear manufacturer, knitting machinist, knitwear designer, knitting technician, leather craftworker, leather technician, swimwear/lingerie designer, milliner, saddler, sewing machinist, textile designer, spinner, digital textile designer, textile laboratory technician, wardrobe supervisor, weaver, embroiderer, textile scientist,