This course is an excellent progression from GCSE Product Design as students
can develop and explore their particular areas of interest in Product Design.
You will develop the skills required by Product Designers, such as environmental
issues, sustainability and environment, inclusive design, marketing, human
interface, scales and type of production, manufacture types including CAD/
CAM, commercial issues, aesthetics, trend prediction and design history.
You will design and manufacture products for the Product Design show. There
will be a number of trips and visits to museums and exhibitions in the North
West, London, New York and Tokyo. You will have the opportunity to work
alongside current designers and industry professionals.
Who is the programme for?
This programme is suitable for students wishing to pursue a career in the
Creative sector, namely Product Design, 3D Design and Industrial Design.
What can I do next?
Students can progress onto higher education, apprenticeships or employment,
either within industry or freelance.
Product Design careers include: Product Designer, Industrial Designer, Interior
Designer, Architect, Engineer, Stage and Set Design, Sports clothing and
Footwear designer, Graphic Designer, Landscape architect, Naval architect,
Prop maker, Set designer, Visual merchandiser, Web designer...