Year 10 Fashion Textiles

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs P. Simmonds

Students follow the technology process in product development to research, design and make a range of projects, using textile materials.  Skills in this course will include: the use of sewing machines, vinyl/screen printing,  developing practical sewing skills as well as applying the design thinking process.  Although the year 10 course is mainly a hands-on practical course, it can also lead to university approved subjects in design and technology.



Assessment Policy & Procedures

NCEA Level 1 Fashion Textiles

This course lead to students being able to study Fashion and Textile technology in the senior school. Ultimately, the level 3 course can either be a practical skilled course or a University Entrance approved course depending on the pathway students wish to take.

Career Pathways

Fashion Designer, Patternmaker, Tailor/Dressmaker, Interior Designer, Jeweller, Garment Technician

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is recommended students pay $55 which covers the cost of the take home materials used in the course.
1x 20page A4 clearfile folder


It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.