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Design & Technology A Level at Caldew School

Course description

The specifications have a four-unit structure. Two units would lead to an AS and four units, typically studied over two years, would lead to an A2 (a full ‘A’ Level) award.

Course content

  • Unit 1: Materials, Components and Applications (examination)
  • Unit 2: Learning Through Design and Making (design & make project)
  • Unit 3: Design and Manufacture (examination)
  • Unit 4: Design and Making Practice (design & make project)

Entry requirements

It is advisable that students have 4 GCSE passes at grade C or above and Design and Technology grade A*- B.


Exam based assessment.

Future opportunities

AS / A2 Product Design will enable students to access higher education in Design, Engineering and other related subjects.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Caldew School directly.

Last updated date: 09 September 2016
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Key information

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