Design and Technology - Product Design AS at Ysgol Y Strade
Advanced Subsdiary (AS) course units.
The AS is the first half of the Advanced course. It will contribute 50% of the total Advanced marks. Candidates must complete two units (DT1 & DT2) in order to gain an AS qualification.
- Design and Innovation
- Product Analysis
- Materials and Components
- Industrial and Commercial Practice
DT2: Design and Make Task
There is no specific requirement for prior learning, although many candidates will have already gained a knowledge and understanding of Design and Technology through their study of a GCSE.
DT1: Examination 2hr
DT2: Asessment 40hr
The course offers an unique opportunity in the curriculum for candidates to identify and solve real problems by designing and making products or systems in a wide range of contexts relating to their personal interests. Design and Technology develops candidates’ interdisciplinary skills and their capacity for imaginative, innovative thinking, creativity and independence.
Examining Board: WJEC
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ysgol Y Strade directly.