Subject Staff Leader – Mrs P Lane
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Board – AQA
Unit 1 – Coursework: Skills demonstration
Unit 2 – Coursework—Extended making project
Unit 3 – Exam
The fundamentals of fashion and textiles.
Assessment of Course
The Technical Award has the same weighting as a GCSE and will count as equivalent to one GCSE.
The course has two internally assessed units worth 30% each and one externally assessed exam, worth 40% of the final grade.
This qualification is intended for students interested in using textiles in a practical way. Students will make a range of products, prototypes and samples using traditional skills and modern technologies. They will gain an understanding of commercial practice and potential career opportunities in the fashion and textiles industries.
The Technical Award in Fashion and Textiles will give students the opportunity to develop an understanding of:
The skills and knowledge gained will allow students to progress to a range of Level 3 courses or an apprenticeship in a related area of employment. It prepares students for a career in Fashion Designing, Interior Design, Fashion and Colour Consultancy, Textile Buying, Textile Research, Retail Management and develops valuable transferable skills in teamwork and communication that will be of value to them no matter what career they choose to follow.
To view KS4 Textile Technology Teaching Outlines 2015 please click here»