TMF101

Level 1 Fabric Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. Van Westrene

Students will research an innovative international designer. They will use this research to inspire their own design work and go on to create one of their designs. This course will be helpful preparing students for a future in the field of fashion. This course offers literacy credits and is part of a pathway to university approved credits at Yr13.

Note: To take this course as well as Computing 101, Food Technology 101, or Graphical Design 101 students must obtain prior approval from the HODs of both subject areas. Refer to the standards that are doubled up in other areas.

Course Overview

Term 1
Students research a designer and write about the designers work. Students choose a collection or group of garments that inspires them and write about the design elements the designer uses. The students then design a collection based on what inspired them. Students also start on their portfolio which is a record of all the work completed up until a final brief is written.

Term 2
Students choose a pattern which is close to their chosen design and compare their measurements to the patterns measurements and make necessary adjustments for fit or design. A mock-up or prototype is then constructed to ensure they have adapted the pattern to get the correct look and size. All this work is recorded by photos and written explanation in their portfolio Final brief can be written once fabric is chosen..

Term 3
Students learn about construction techniques and trial and choose the ones they believe to be best for their fabric and garment. Final garment is constructed. Towards the end of term students start to work on their external report about their years work.

Term 4
Completion of their external and any other outstanding work is carried out.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students must have taken Fabric Technology in previous years, or obtained HOD approval.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A4 ringbinder and plastic pockets.

Pathway

You could also go into the Fashion Academy

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91044 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 1.1 - Undertake brief development to address a need or opportunity
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91048 v4
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of how technological modelling supports decision-making
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91058 v4
NZQA Info
Construction and Mechanical Technologies 1.21 - Implement basic procedures using textile materials to make a specified product
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91067 v5
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.34 - Use the work of an influential designer to inform design ideas
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91096 v4
NZQA Info
Construction and Mechanical Technologies 1.26 - Make basic adaptations to a pattern to enable a design to fit a person or item
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 8
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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