Design and Technology (Product Design) A Level at The Cherwell School
This course aimed at students who:
- Have a creative streak and enjoy creating full-size working products using wood, metal and plastics.
- Enjoy problem solving and making.
- Have an interest in furniture design, product design, engineering, industrial, motorsport or automotive design.
Unit 1: Portfolio of Skills: You will learn to research, design, develop, make, test and evaluate.
Unit 2: Design and Technology in Practice: Theoretical core knowledge about processes materials, environmental impact, manufacture and modern materials.
Unit 3: Designing for the Future: A theoretical unit where you will learn about industrial practice, sustainability, design history, key designers and designing for future generations.
Unit 4: Commercial Design: You design and make a product of your choice (In collaboration with a client) demonstrating all your learning and skills from the course.
In most cases, students are expected to have achieved a grade C or above in resistant materials, graphic products or textiles technology.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Cherwell School directly.