Level 1 Fashion and Design
Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Wensor
In this course students will focus on designing garments inspired by a chosen design influence. Technical skills of drafting and making made to measure patterns and practicing construction techniques enable students to complete their final design to a quality finish. Course work is project based and completed in a portfolio. Aspects of this course reinforce concepts learnt in Level 1 Mathematics and English.
A study of Fashion and Design opens the way to a wide variety of careers and interests. The
course provides vocational pathways into construction and infrastructure, manufacturing and technology and the creative Industries. Careers in these industries include: Clothing designer, product designer, interior decorating, film and television costume designer, pattern maker, seamstress, fashion stylist, textile design, merchandiser, fashion marketing, fashion buyer, production manager, fashion retail, fashion illustrator. Leads to pathways involving critical analysis, marketing and project management through a creative design process.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Basic fabrics and haberdashery are provided. Students that wish to use specialist fabrics are required to purchase their own.
Recommended Prior Learning
Any course in Year 10 Technology is of benefit.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.
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