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Design Technology *FEES PAYABLE* at Bedstone College

Course description

The AS/A2 course is intended to offer students the opportunity to study, propose and manufacture prototype solutions to designing and making situations closely linked to the real world of product manufacture.

Topics studied include:-the design process; materials technology; manufacturing methods; prototype, batch and mass production methods; graphic skills including both instrument and freehand drawing as well as rendering and enhancement techniques; practical workshop skills involved in model and prototype making; the use of I.C.T. for presenting reports and data as well as practical use of an exceptionally well equipped CAD/CAM suite; ergonomics; the social, moral, cultural, ethical and environmental impact of design and manufacture.

Growing expertise in these areas will enable students to:-analyse design situations and manufacturing requirements; propose alternate solutions through a variety of media; make, test and, where appropriate, modify models and prototypes; propose and describe suitable materials and manufacturing processes for mass production.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bedstone College directly.

Last updated date: 04 November 2015

Key information

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