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Qualification name GCE A Level in Design and Technology (Design Engineering / Fashion and Textiles / Product Design)
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Oxford Cambridge & RSA Examinations
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 1st September 2024
Cost £0.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

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A two year course in Product Design which leads to a level 3 qualification

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

Ideally students should have a good pass in Design and Technology (Resistant Materials, Engineering, Electronics, Food, Textiles) or Art. Students should also have the ability to express themselves fluently, on paper, using both graphics and text. Use of good CAM/CAD skills and ICT skills are required. There will be a particular focus on science and mathematics.

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Product Design is focused towards consumer products and applications; including their analysis in respect of materials, components, and marketability to understand their selection and uses in industrial and commercial practices of product development.

Understand how the course will be delivered.

This focusses on products & applications, their analysis in respect of: materials, components & their selection and uses in products/systems; Industrial & commercial practices; Wider issues affecting design decisions. It is essential that materials & components are studied from the perspective of analysing modern consumer products that are designed to meet identified consumer needs, design and manufacture, & taught within the context of product development & industrial & commercial practices.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

In Product Design you will complete two written exam papers and complete the Iterative Design Project based on your chosen area Product Design/Design Engineering.

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Name Netherthorpe School
Address RALPH ROAD
STAVELEY
CHESTERFIELD
Derbyshire
S43 3PY
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Email info@netherthorpe.derbyshire.sch.uk
Phone 01246 472220
Website http://www.netherthorpe.derbyshire.sch.uk

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