NCEA Level 1 Creative Technologies – Textiles
Number of Credits: up to 22
Entry Recommendations: Open entry. Year 10 Materials Technology (Interior Creations and/or Fashion) is recommended.
Course Outline: The Level 1 Textile Technology course addresses the requirements of the technology achievement standards through two projects – ‘Lower Half Garment’ and ‘Shelter’.
In the ‘Lower Half Garment’ project students build on knowledge gained in Year 10 in:
- Brief development
- Concept drawing
- Basic garment construction
In the ‘Shelter’ project students develop skills in:
- Prototype development
- Material exploration
- Construction testing
Students will also write a report based on modelling techniques that they have used in their practice for their external assessment.
Course Costs: All costs of materials used in the construction of the design solution are the responsibility of the student.
The course leads to: NCEA Level 2 Materials Technology or IB Design Technology
Assessment: Components of this course will be selected from the following standards to suit individual learning needs.