Textiles Design Technology NCEA Level 3



This is an 'approved subject' for University Entrance.


To have studied Textiles Design NCEA Level 2 is an advantage or have permission from the Faculty Head/Head of Department.

Course Description:

Textiles Design Technology has evolved rapidly over recent years to become a very varied, creative course within technology. This course continues to develop textile technology skills required in conceptual design, freehand sketching and digital textiles. This is explored through researching and refining of ideas to answer a brief, including business concepts for the production of a final outcome. Fabric manipulation continues with a range of fabrics, includes designing and digitalising on computers then embroidered by the specialised machine. Pattern adaptation skills are developed. All work covered forms part of assessments throughout this course, which develop students understanding of textile design and the process of creating a textile design portfolio.

Achievement Standards:

391627Design and Visual Communication 3.30 - Initiate design ideas through exploration4ExternalCompulsory
391610Develop a conceptual design considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense6InternalCompulsory
391621Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.21 - Implement complex procedures using textile materials to make a specified product6InternalCompulsory
391623Implement complex procedures to create an applied design for a specified product4InternalCompulsory

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