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NCEA Level 1 Creative Technologies – Textiles
Level 1
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
  • Planning
  • Research
  • Concept drawing
  • Basic garment construction
  • Creativity

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.

AS 91045
Use planning tools to guide the technological development of an outcome to address a brief
4 Credits
Assessment Period - Term 2, Week 7
AS 91058
Implement basic procedures using textile materials to make a specified product
6 Credits
Assessment Period - Term 2, Week 7
AS 91047
Undertake development to make a prototype to address a brief
6 Credits
Assessment Period - Term 3, Week 9
AS 91048
Demonstrate understanding of how technological modelling supports decision-making
4 Credits
Written Report
Assessment Period - Term 4, Week 3
Level 1 Creative Technologies – Textiles