The programme will allow students to gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working or further training in the clothing manufacturing sector. Students will demonstrate knowledge and skills to standards recognised by the industry sector as appropriate, and develop work habits and practice appropriate for further training and employment in the clothing manufacturing sector.
Must complete all of the following unit standards:
2834 Demonstrate knowledge of garment construction in a learning environment
17817 Assemble and sew a complete garment from cut components
17818 Sew collars on garments
17819 Sew pockets in garments
17820 Sew set in sleeves in garments
17821 Sew zips in garments
17914 Demonstrate knowledge of workplace practice in the apparel or textile industry
17915 Demonstrate knowledge of safe working practices in the apparel or textile industry
2831 Manipulate a pattern block for women's structured outerwear to produce a pattern
2844 Design women's structured jackets
2838 Construct pattern blocks for structured underwear, lingerie, and swimwear
26551 Provide first aid for life threatenting conditions
26552 Demonstrate knowledge of common first aid conditions and how to respond to them
All applicants should demonstrate a keen interest in clothing manufacturing and academic attributes which demonstrate that they have a reasonable likelihood of successful completion of the programme. A minimum of 16 years of age, with a minimum of three years secondary education.
For students to be considered to have satisfactorily completed this programme, and be eligible for award of the qualification Certificate in Pattern Making and Garment Construction they must have:
Attended for not less than 80% of the timetabled class hours and other scheduled learning activities relating to the programme.
Completed all scheduled course work requirements and assessments.
Successfully completed assessment requirements for all unit standards and/or local unit, and achieved a total of 60 credits.
In addition, the National Certificate in Clothing Manufacture (Basic Garment Assembly) will be awarded by NZQA on attainment of 51 credits as specified, upon verification of the graduate's NZQA official record of learning, and upon the student's application to NZQA.