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. 

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: 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. Technology Scholarship is also offered.

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