Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. Teague-SchellekensRecommended Prior Learning
Completing any course that includes the use of the Technology process and Design thinking is helpful.
The student focus during this course is to further develop the skills and knowledge gained at Level 1 and:
. To develop a conceptual design for an outcome.
. To undertake effective development procedures and ideas to make and trail a prototype.
. To use advanced procedures using textile materials to make a specific product.
Each student will complete a 16, 18 or 22 credit course from the units below. Or, they can select or nominate which three of the units covered they want to enrol in during the year.
For STP students - we offer a 6 credit Achievement Standard - 91345 (2.21)
Implement advanced procedures using textile materials to make a specific product with special features
This enables the student to gain an extra 6 credit at level 2. This is important if their STP course does not offer the necessary 60 credits required to pass NCEA Level 2.
Begin Toile/Mock up
Working on Mock up
Photographic evidence throughout process
Final Design development
Photographic evidence - Collage to show flow of final construction
Completion of prototype
Compilation and Documention
If you are wanting to take this further as a career, this course enables you to enrol in a Degree in Fashion Deesign at Massey (Wellington) or Otago University or a Fashion Design course at ARA in Christchurch
If you are interested in developing Textiles as a career a Degree in Textiles is possible at Massey university in Wellington
Massey University (Wellington) - Bachelors Degree with Honours - all the degrees below are connected to Soft Materials Technology and the Technology Process
Model, Photographer, Printer, Textile Process Operator, User Experience Designer, Urban/Regional Planner, Garment Technician, Cutter, Fashion Designer, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Industrial Designer, Conservator, Jeweller, Technical Writer, Make-up Artist, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Visual Merchandiser, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Software Developer, Patternmaker, Importer/Exporter, Architectural Technician, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Florist, Landscape Architect, Landscaper, Tailor/DressmakerApproximate Costs and Equipment/Stationery
Cost $25 for extras to complete all take home projects
Stationary: A3 Visual Diary, or they can present all their work digitally. The later is preferential.