Textiles Technology

Textiles Technology 100hr - Year 9

Board Developed Course

 

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Why study Textiles?

 

Textiles is one of the oldest manufactured items known to humankind. It is used in all areas of our contemporary lifestyle.  The study of this subject will enrich your understanding of this valuable and creative resource.

 


Working in the Textiles industry involves:

 

  • Materials and material knowledge ranging from animal and natural products to synthetic fabrics.

  • Measuring skills.

  • Designing and making skills.

  • Technical applications.

  • Computer-assisted design.

Samples of occupations students can aim for in the Textiles industry:

 

  • Interior design/ industrial and domestic design

  • Fabric designer

  • Fashion consultant

  • Make-up artist

  • Fashion designer

  • Dry cleaner

  • Quilting/patchwork /fabric retail

  • Photographer

  • Scientific dyes, weaving, fabric construction/fibre construction

  • Textiles artists

  • Entertainment/ theatre/ opera/ cinema/ TV productions

  • Footwear

 

Course description:

 

Textiles is a "hands-on" practical subject that builds on a student's creativity. The course allows students to apply their imaginative skills to complete design projects within the textiles framework. It is a "student based" course; students are in control of the planning, management and completion of their own projects.

 

Students learn to select, use and manipulate appropriate materials, equipment and techniques to produce quality textile projects.

 

Course Structure:

Textiles (100 indicative hours)

 

  • Fashion knowledge and application
  • Properties and performance of textiles
  • Design projects applicable to:-
  • Basic fabric and construction skills
  • Australian wool industry
  • Fashion trends
  • Fabric decoration/art

 

The qualifications possible from a study of the Textiles course: 100 or 200 hours School Certification

 

Course requirements:

Display folder, A4 exercise book, fabric for projects, pins, needles, thread to match fabric.

 

Course costs:

Please click here to see the fee page for this subject

 

Additionally:  Excursion costs

Refunds: Students who exit the course before its completion may be eligible for a partial refund of fees. The amount of the refund will be pro-rata, dependent upon the time and resources the student has spent in the course.   

 
 

Textiles Technology 200hr - Year 10

Board Developed Course
 

Why study Textiles?fashion sketching

 

Textiles is one of the oldest manufactured items known to humankind. It is used in all areas of our contemporary lifestyle.  The study of this subject will enrich your understanding of this valuable and creative resource.

 

Working in the Textiles industry involves:

 

  • Materials and material knowledge ranging from animal and natural products to synthetic fabrics.
  • Measuring skills.
  • Designing and making skills.
  • Technical applications.
  • Computer-assisted design.

 

Samples of occupations students can aim for in the Textiles industry:

 

  • Interior design/ industrial and domestic design

  • Fabric designer

  • Fashion consultant

  • Make-up artist

  • Fashion designer

  • Dry cleaner

  • Quilting/patchwork /fabric retail

  • Photographer

  • Scientific dyes, weaving, fabric construction/fibre construction

  • Textiles artists

  • Entertainment/ theatre/ opera/ cinema/ TV productions

  • Wool industry

  • Footwear

Course description:

 

Textiles is a "hands-on" practical subject that builds on a student's creativity. The course allows students to apply their imaginative skills to complete design projects of their own choice. It is a "student based" course; students are in total control of the planning, management and completion of their own projects.

Students learn to select, use and manipulate appropriate materials, equipment and techniques to produce quality textile projects.

 

This course continues the pattern of study for students who chose Textiles 100. Each topic will be explored in greater detail and extension activities will be included.

 

Course Structure: Textiles (200 indicative hours)


  • Fashion knowledge and application.
  • Properties and performance of textiles.
  • Design projects applicable to:-
  • Basic fabric and construction skills.
  • Australian wool industry.
  • Fashion trends.
  • Fabric decoration/art.
  • Fancy dress/costumes.
  • Specialty fabrics       formal wear
  • Lingerie     
  • Toys

Course requirements:

Textiles 100 hrs

 

The qualifications possible from a study of the Textiles course:

100 or 200 hours School Certification

 

Course costs:

Please click here to see the fee page for this subject

 

Additionally:  Excursion costs

Refunds: Students who exit the course before its completion may be eligible for a partial refund of fees. The amount of the refund will be pro-rata, dependent upon the time and resources the student has spent in the course.