Level 3 Fashion and Design

Course Description

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.

Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91621 v3 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.21 - Implement complex procedures using textile materials to make a specified product
A.S. 91623 v3 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.23 - Implement complex procedures to create an applied design for a specified product
A.S. 91626 v3 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.26 - Draft a pattern to interpret a design for a garment
Total 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.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.


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