Year 13 Fashion and Design

Course Description

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.

Topics include:
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

Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91617 v3 Generic Technology 3.10 - Undertake a critique of a technological outcome's design
Term: 4, Week: 3
4w *
A.S. 91621 v3 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.21 - Implement complex procedures using textile materials to make a specified product
Term: 3, Week: 1
A.S. 91623 v3 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.23 - Implement complex procedures to create an applied design for a specified product
Term: 2, Week: 1
A.S. 91626 v3 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.26 - Draft a pattern to interpret a design for a garment
Term: 3, Week: 8
Total Credits
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.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Pathway Tags

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

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