Level 1 Fashion and Design

11TFD
Course Description

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.


Pathway

Level 1 Design and Visual Communication, Level 2 Fashion and Design

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.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91046 v3 Generic Technology 1.3 - Use design ideas to produce a conceptual design for an outcome to address a brief
1
I
6
A.S. 91054 v4 Generic Technology 1.11 - Demonstrate understanding of basic human factors in design
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91058 v4 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 1.21 - Implement basic procedures using textile materials to make a specified product
1
I
6
A.S. 91096 v4 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 1.26 - Make basic adaptations to a pattern to enable a design to fit a person or item
1
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

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