Approx Cost:
$50.00. This covers the cost of overlocking threads, basic patterns, interfacing and mock-up (toile) fabrics and notions. Some commercial patterns and prototype fabrics need to be purchased separately.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is essential for this course
Entry Requirements:

Completion of Year 10 Materials Technology (Textile Based) or by negotiation with the HOLA.

Course Outline:

Textile Technology has internal and external achievement standard assessments which include skills in brief development, garment prototype construction, pattern adaption and basic procedures using textiles materials.

Where Does It Lead:

This course will lead to construction and mechanical technologies at Levels 2 and 3.  This course will lead to many jobs in the textile/garment industry and may involve design and fashion courses, which are available at polytechnics and university.

For further information see:
Mrs E Paterson.