NCEA Level 3 Creative Technologies – Textiles
Level 3
Number of Credits: up to 20

Entry Recommendations: Open entry, NCEA Level 2 Textile Technology is an advantage. Students who have completed the Level 2 course will have priority entry. This course also allows students to enter for scholarship Technology.

Course Outline: This course addresses the requirements of the technology achievement standards through one project; ‘Designer of the Future’.  These skills are all developed around a brief that the student has written regarding a specific innovative materials based need and opportunity. The students will also write a report based on modelling techniques that they and other practitioners have used in their practise for their external assessment.

Skills developed in the course:

  • Brief development  
  • Research
  • Concept drawing
  • Functional modelling
  • Prototype development
  • Fitness for purpose
  • Creative thinking

Course Costs: Approximately $100-$250. All costs of materials used in the construction of the design solution are the responsibility of the student.

Assessment: Components of this course will be selected from the following standards to suit individual learning needs.

AS 91608
Undertake brief development to address an issue within a determined context
4 Credits
 
Portfolio
Assessment Period - Term 3, Week 9
AS 91610
Develop a conceptual design considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
6 Credits
 
Portfolio
Assessment Period - Term 3, Week 9
AS 91611
Develop a prototype considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
6 Credits
 
Portfolio
Assessment Period - Term 3, Week 9
AS 91612
Demonstrate understanding of how modelling supports technological development and implementation
4 Credits
Writing
Report
Assessment Period - Term 4, Week 3
Level 3 Creative Technologies – Textiles