Year 10 Technology - Soft Materials

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Wensor

This course provides students with the opportunity to develop fashion garments and products using a range of fabrics and applied design techniques. Students learn about commercial patterns and how to make minor adaptations to construct a casual wear garment. Skills taught alongside there project are fashion illustration and materials properties.

This course leads to Fashion and Design at Levels 1-3. Fashion and Design at Level 3 is university approved and offers scholarship.

This course aligns with the following vocational pathways and career opportunities: Creative Industries, Manufacturing and Technology and Construction and Infrastructure and leads into the following careers: Product designer, fashion designer, textile designer, interior designer, fashion stylist, fashion blogger/ journalist, pattern maker/ CAD operator.


Year 10 Options, Technologies


Level 1 Fashion and Design

Career Pathways

Patternmaker, Artist, Tailor/Dressmaker, Boat Builder, Cutter, Fashion Designer, Sewing Machinist, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Visual Merchandiser, Garment Technician

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Basic fabrics and patterns will be provided. Students that wish to use specialist fabrics are required to purchase their own.