Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 2 Textiles

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 27960418

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry - This course follows the learning and project work in Y11 Technology

This courses focus will be on creating outcomes to lessen the impact fashion has on the environment. Learners will develop their own brief to present written and practical solutions. Design planning and construction techniques are emphasised throughout the course. This work will involve research, interviews, investigations and product development of a textile product. 

Learners will: 

  • Construct a Button-down Shirt from linen showing self expression of design and colour matching
  • Investigate an ethical solution that they will wear to our local ethical café Two spoons - this could be a dress, pants, jacket etc
  • Construct their ethical solution using advanced skills, to show professionalism and pride in their outcome 

Learning Areas:



Level 3 Textiles

Career Pathways

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

Course Costs and Equipment

$70 - Own patterns and fabric for final garment must be purchased by the learner


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