Design & Technology GCSE (AQA) Product Design at Ryburn Valley High School
Resistant Materials consists of a coursework element of worth 60%. This element involves producing a folder of work demonstrating skills in researching, designing, developing, planning and evaluating. It also includes the making of a final product. This course is offered as a full course GCSE and can be taken alongside any other course from the Design and Technology Suite. Candidates also sit an exam at the end of the course which is worth 40% of the overall mark.
You could take this course to prepare for advanced level courses such as an A/AS Level in Design and Technology or you may need to strengthen your grades by completing a foundation or intermediate vocational qualification.With further training, you could go into a job related to Design and Technology and Electronics such as an Technician, Electrician or Design Engineer. You could also go straight into employment and do further training or part time study with the support of your employer.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ryburn Valley High School directly.