Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Year 10 Textiles Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 27960418

Recommended Prior Learning

Yr 10 Textiles builds on the skills learnt in Yr 9 Textiles 

This is a practical based course that is run over one semester (2 terms). 

Learners will:

  • develop an understanding of how to interpret pattern information, 
  • use stretch fabric and the fabric printer to enhance their Tīhāte (Tee-shirt)
  •  Practical skills will be developed that support the issues being investigated 

Garments: Skills based tie dyed bag, Tīhāte (Tee-shirt) and sweatpants.

Learning Areas:



Level 1 Materials Technology Half Course, Level 1 Food Technology Full Course, Level 1 Food/Hosp Technology Half Course, Level 1 Materials Technology Full Course, Level 1 Textiles Full Course

Career Pathways

Patternmaker, Tailor/Dressmaker, Cutter, Fashion Designer, Sewing Machinist, Jeweller, Make-up Artist, Model, Photographer, Garment Technician

Course Costs and Equipment

Materials and printed booklet


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.