3TFT

Level 3 Textiles and Fashion Technology*

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

The focus of this course is on innovative design, created through complex technological processes. Students who take this course are expected to be independent learners.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Creativity - Students create innovative design ideas/solutions. 
  • Pattern Drafting  - Extends and develops students' knowledge of pattern drafting.  Past projects have included custom fitted ball dresses, 5 pocket designer jeans and shift dresses with design features.  
  • Technological process which involves research, planning, time management, design, construction and a final evaluation which measures how well the solution meets the brief of the client.
  • Starting from an experience, students explore a range of design ideas refining their concepts towards their final outcome. This is an open brief where students can create in their genre of choice.
  • Technology use - students will be able to use technology and equipment, understanding the tools, components and systems.
  • Opportunities include, exhibitions, events, competitions and additional courses.
  • Time Management - Use time management strategies to ensure students can manage resources, support and materials.

Resources Required

A3 & A4 Clearfile Final product $60.00 (optional)
Students also have the option to purchase more specialised materials, equipment or resources for their individual projects (e.g: developing screens for printing vs hand cut, pine vs rimu). They will need to be mindful of this when working through the design process.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91610 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.3 - Develop a conceptual design considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91611 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.4 - Develop a prototype considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91626 v3
NZQA Info
Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.26 - Draft a pattern to interpret a design for a garment
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91627 v3
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 3.30 - Initiate design ideas through exploration
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 12
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

This course is University approved and will allow you to meet the requirements for University Entrance.

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