Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 1 Textiles Full Course

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 27960418

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry - This course follows the learning and project work in Y9 and Y10 Technology

This course is aimed at those learners wishing to embrace their creative, academic and practical abilities in textiles. This course incorporates a literacy achievement standard that requires learners participate fully in both theory and skills based practical lessons. 

Learners will: 

  • Develop skills that support their design work and create outcomes that reflect a given brief. 
  • Reading and interrupting pattern instructions, 
  • Choosing and Adapting a simple pattern, 
  • Researching Dress a girl around the world, 
  • Testing and Trialling design ideas, 
  • Construct a Dress for a young girl in a less fortunate country, 
  • Constructing a unique repurposed outcome for a client made from denim jeans


Learning Areas:


Assessment Information

AS 92012, 92013, 92014 are also used in 11MTEC
AS 92012 is also used in 11FOTE
please be aware that this standard will only be awarded once therefore if a learner wants to take both of these subjects it is advisable to chat with the HOL

Please note that the standard credit totals displayed below as well as the standard descriptions are subject to change before the start of 2024 due to the upcoming NCEA Level 1 changes.


Level 2 Textiles

Career Pathways

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

Course Costs and Equipment

Fabric requirements and printed booklets


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