Level 3 Fashion and Design
Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Wensor
This course provides students with the opportunity to explore textile pattern design and application methods to then apply their own design to fabric. Students will be taught advanced pattern drafting skills to design and develop their own garment for themselves or a client. This unit provides the opportunity for students to work towards scholarship.
A study of fashion and design opens the way to a wide variety of careers and interests. This course
provides vocational pathways in construction and infrastructure, manufacturing and technology, and creative industries. Careers in these industries include: Clothing designer, product designer, interior decorating, film and television costume designer, patternmaker, seamstress, fashion stylist, textile design, merchandiser, fashion marketer, fashion buyer, production manager, fashion retail, fashion illustrator and work that involves critical analysis, marketing and project management through a creative design process.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Basic fabrics and patterns will be provided. Students that wish to use specialist fabrics are required to purchase their own.
Recommended Prior Learning
Completion of either Year 11 or 12 Fashion and Design is an advantage.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
It is the policy of Lynfield College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.