This course requires 2 options.

Year 10 Textiles Technology FULL Year (10TXD)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs E. Hoskin

This a year long course that builds on the knowledge and skills attained from year 9 Textiles and Design Technology. Learning is focussed on the same key areas from year 9 with students exploring in more depth, different situations over a longer period of time. Depending on the students level of understanding, some or all of these key areas will be covered:

  • The fashion/Textile industry (jobs/careers)
  • Fibres and fabrics
  • Fashion sketching/illustration
  • The Design process
  • Safe use of sewing equipment
  • Research of an influential fashion designer
  • The production of customised clothing, costume or wearable art
  • Applied design techniques 

Assessments are designed to prepare students for NCEA level 1.


Textiles and Design is a specialist area of Technology from Year 9 - 13. The Level 3 course is designed to scaffold and translate into different areas of University study and is a UE approved Level 3 course.