US17817 Assemble and sew a complete garment form cut components
US17818 Sew collars on garments
US17819 Sew pockets in garments
US17820 Sew sleeves in garments
US17821 Sew zips in garments
US2834 Demonstrate knowledge of garment construction in a learning environment
US17914 Demonstrate knowledge of workplace practice in the apparel or textile industry
US17915 Demonstrate knowledge of safe working practices in the apparel or textile industry
US2835 Construct pattern blocks for children's clothing
US13387 Construct blocks for women's outerwear
US2844 Design women's structured jackets
US2831 Manipulate a pattern block for women's structured outerwear to produce a pattern
US26551 Provide first aid for life threatening conditions
US26552 Demonstrate knowledge of common first aid conditions and how to respond to them
All applicants should demonstrate a keen interest in clothing manufacturing and have academic attributes which indicate they have a reasonable likelihood of successful completion of the programme. Applicants should be a minimum of 16 years of age, with a minimum of three years secondary education. Mature students are welcome to apply.
Applicants whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, must meet the English Proficiency Outcomes in accordance with the NZQF Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules 2013 as below.
- IELTS test: Score of 5.0 with no band score lower than 5
- TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT): Score of 500 (with an essay score of 4 TWE)
- TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 61 or higher (with a writing score of 20)
- University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations: FCE or CAE with a score of 41 or higher
- NZCEL: Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace, or Academic
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.