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Manufacturing GCSE at Ormskirk School

Course description

It is important that you have a lively and enquiring mind, an interest in Manufacturing, a willingness to explore new ideas and an ability to communicate your ideas effectively. The Double Award GCSE in Manufacturing is made up of 3 units They are equivalent to 2 GCSEs and are graded as a double award on a scale A*A* - G. Unit 1 Designing products for manufacture (Portfolio evidence), Unit 2 Manufactured Products (Portfolio evidence), Unit 3 Application of Technology (External examination).

Future opportunities

You could take this course to prepare for an NVQ Level 1 or 2 in a related subject and depending on your other qualifications, you could progress onto courses leading to the Advanced GCE in Manufacturing. With further training, you could go into a job related to manufacturing such as an Architect, Manufacturing Engineer or Technician. You could also go straight into employment as the course is delivered through a work-based training programme, will help you develop the basic skills, knowledge and understanding that employers across all the manufacturing industries are looking for.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 February 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years