Level 1 Fabric Technology

11TFA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Singh

This course is based on the technology curriculum and is assessed against a combination of achievement standard credits. There are no examinations, however Achievement Standard 91049 and Achievement Standard 91063 are assessed externally. Students will complete two major portfolios, embedding some achievement standards with one another. The focus is on skill development, creating and adapting patterns to construct a product. The projects are designed for students to use a technological approach, as well as their creative skills, when developing their design and technical skills. Students create a range of products for themselves and are also encouraged to enter into design competitions.

You will learn to:
• research and investigate existing trends and uses of materials
• develop technological outcomes in relation to needs and opportunities of stakeholders
• understand planning processes
• critically analyse own outcomes
• develop knowledge of various skills and techniques on fabric and commercial pattern
• understand properties of materials and its use


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$30 - Students will be supplied with the basic resources needed for mock-ups and trials. Students to supply their own fabric and pattern for garment construction.


Recommended Prior Learning 10 Technology Fabric will be an advantage or at the discretion of the Head of Department.
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91059 v4 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 1.22 - Demonstrate understanding of basic concepts used to make products from resistant materials
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91049 v4 Generic Technology 1.6 - Demonstrate understanding of how materials enable technological products to function
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91047 v4 Generic Technology 1.4 - Undertake development to make a prototype to address a brief
1
I
6
A.S. 91045 v3 Generic Technology 1.2 - Use planning tools to guide the technological development of an outcome to address a brief
1
I
4
A.S. 91044 v3 Generic Technology 1.1 - Undertake brief development to address a need or opportunity
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

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