Level 2 Fabric Technology

TMF201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. Van Westrene

Recommended Prior Learning

Must have successfully completed Level 1 NCEA Technology – Fabrics or by consultation with the HOD.
NOTE: To take this course as well as DVC201 (Graphics), students must obtain approval from the HODs of both subject areas, because AS 91340 is included in both courses.


Students choose and research an era of fashion between Victorian and the 1990’s. They will then design a range of outfits inspired by the fashion from their chosen era. One of the outfits will then be made.


Course Overview

Term 1
Students choose an era between Victorian and the 1980's and research the era's events, technological and social developments and how they influenced the fashions of the time. They then design possible garments inspired by what they have learned. The students also work on their portfolio for writing a brief. During this term the students also learn about all the different kinds of pockets and incorporate 2 kinds within their designs

Term 2
Students trial the pockets and create a mock-up of their chosen pattern which reflects the era they have studied. Students then choose the fabric they will use for their final garment and research best practice for construction with the chosen fabric. Portfolio work is continued to be developed and completed.

Term 3
Final garment is constructed and external report on the years work begins towards the end of this term.

Term 4
Completion of external report and any missing work is completed

Faculties:

Fabric Technology



Pathway

Level 3 Fabric Technology

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A4 ringbinder and plastic pockets.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91340 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.33 - Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideas
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91345 v4 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 2.21 - Implement advanced procedures using textile materials to make a specified product with special features
2
I
6
A.S. 91346 v4 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 2.23 - Demonstrate understanding of advanced concepts used to make textile products
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91354 v3 Generic Technology 2.1 - Undertake brief development to address an issue
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91358 v3 Generic Technology 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of how technological modelling supports risk management
2
E
4
Y
Total Credits

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