Riccarton High School Riccarton High School

Level 2 Textiles Technology

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. Teague-Schellekens.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students have completed Level 1 TXT or Level1 DTC. Students that have strong literacy and numeracy understanding, completed subjects with a create component and are confident in report writing have an advantage. 

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 credit programme. They have an option to select additional Achievement standards depending on their ability and/or preference.

Subject Overview

Term 1
Conceptual designs
Mood Boards
Initial Brief
Begin Toile/Mock up
Identifying Stakeholders

Term 2
Working on Mock up
Construction flow
Photographic evidence throughout process
Design Development

Term 3
Final Design development
Final brief
Begin Prototype
Photographic evidence - Collage to show flow of final construction

Term 4
Completion of prototype
Compilation and Documention

Learning Areas:

Food and Fabric, Hangarau - Technology


Level 3 Textiles Technology

Career Pathways

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/Dressmaker

Approximate Costs and Equipment/Stationery

Cost $50 for extras to complete all take home projects

Stationary: They present all their work digitally. So no stationary requirements.