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Product Design A Level at Imberhorne School

Course description

There are two pathways in this qualification ‐ Resistant Materials Technology and Graphic Products. Both courses arebased around the design process but allow students tospecialise in the materials area of their choice. The ProductDesign courses are rewarding and enjoyable, allowingstudents to develop their skills, to learn new ones and becreative.

Both courses involve Computer Aided Design (CAD), which is taught as a distinct element of the course and uses state ofthe art software 'CATIA'. Adobe Photoshop is also taught aspart of the course. We are also now able to offer ComputerControlled Manufacture in both Graphics and ResistantMaterials.

Entry requirements

To study this subject you will need a minimum of five GCSE subjects at Grade A*‐C. Whilst it is not necessary to have followed either route at GCSE, it would be advantageous if aminimum grade C has been attained in the chosen area.

Future opportunities

Students continue into higher or further education, studying graphics product design,architecture, interior design, engineering, car design or many other specialist subjects. Some students use the course to gain entry to apprenticeship courses, such as helicopter and aeroplane engineering, building and construction and furniture design, to name but a few.

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Imberhorne School directly.

Last updated date: 14 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years