Fabric and Design Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. Grey

Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 and Level 2 Technology Fabric and Design preferred but not compulsory. Students who are new to the subject, but are creative and interested, will be considered on an individual basis. 

Fabric and Design Level 3

Technology: Fabric and Design, is rich in ‘hands on’ practical work that is planned and supported by theory and design work. This course may include drafting a pattern from a block, construction of garments using complex procedures, brief development; investigation; planning and applied design. Items created in this course are largely initiated through student design ideas and students work at their own pace depending on their chosen assignments. Supporting portfolio work is required. 

Credits :16

This course can be co-constructed to meet the needs of individual learners; therefore the number of credits available may vary between individuals. 

Optional external standard 91613 Demonstrate an understanding of material development can be offered and allow an enforcement from this class.

Learning Areas:


Career Pathways

Textile Process Operator, Garment Technician, Fashion Designer, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Industrial Designer, Patternmaker, Tailor/Dressmaker

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course fee $65 for take home projects

Pathway Tags

Textiles and Industry Sales and Service, Retail and Wholesale Hospitality: Chef, Baker, Bar Manager, Bartender, Front of House, Caterer, Cafe Manager, Tourism, Hotel/Motel Receptionist, Barista Automotive Industry: Automotive Engineer, Automotive Electrician, Motor Body Trades: Light and Heavy Fabrication Engineering: Fitter Turner, Composite Engineer, Machinist and Toolmaker, Marine Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Construction: Scaffolder, Roofer, Boat Builder, Plumber/Gasfitter Armed Forces: Navy Weapons, Engineering Officer, Aircraft Engineer, Army Field Engineer, Aeronautical Engineer, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Architect, Architectural Technician, Automotive Mechanic, Bicycle Mechanic, Biochemist, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician (Mechanical and Electronic), Biotechnologist, Boiler Attendant, Brewer, Butcher, Cabinet Maker, Chemical Engineer, Chemical Production Operator, Chemist, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtspers, Architect, Photojournalist, Graphic designer, Creative Director, Print Production Artist, Art Director, Web Designer, Desktop Publisher, Web Programmer, Web Developer, Marketing Designer, Marketing Director, Illustrator, Communications Manager, Visual Artist, Film Producer, Video Maker


Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.