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Design & Technology AS/A Level at Ysgol Brynrefail

Course description

 What will I learn?

  • Knowledge and understanding of the world of design and manufacture through studying Design and Innovation, product Analysis, Materials and Components, and Industrial and Commercial Practice
  • Develop a range of design and manufacturing skills through the medium of a high quality project

How will I learn?

  • A series of class and homework activities to build a base of knowledge and understanding
  • A practical project where the research and designing work is done in school and at home

and the practical work is done at school

Entry requirements

  • Experience of the field of Design and Technology through the medium of a GCE course
  • Graphics equipment, A3 design file, A4 file and textbook
  • A commitment to working independently over long periods


  • Assignment grades throughout the year
  • End of year external examination (40%)
  • Design and make project (60%)

Future opportunities

A full A level course might be considered

Job Ideas!

Engineering, Architecture, Product Design, Graphic Design

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ysgol Brynrefail directly.

Last updated date: 09 December 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years