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Product Design A Level at Kemnal Technology College

Course description

Year 12:

Unit 1: PROD1 Materials, Components and Application
2 hour written paper ‐ 80 marks. Based primarily on Materials and Components and consisting of three sections. 50% of the total AS marks 25% of the total GCE marks.

Unit 2: PROD2 Learning Through Designing and Making
Written design portiolio manufactured outcome. Coursework to take the form of a simple design‐and‐make project. Coursework – approx. 50 hours. 50% of the total AS marks 25% of the total GCE marks.

Year 13:

Unit 3 ‐ PROD3 Design and Manufacture
25% of A Level 2 hour written paper, 84 marks. Based primarily on Design and Manufacture and consisting of two sections. Candidates answer three questions: one question from three in each section, plus a final question from either

Unit 4 ‐ PROD4 Design and Making Practice
25% of A Level Coursework ‐ approx. 60 hours, 85 marks. Written (or electronic) design folder. Manufactured outcome. Candidates submit evidence of a simple, substantial designing and making activity.

Entry requirements

B in Technology GCSE level.

Future opportunities

Product Design gives you a fantastic entry point to careers in any creative area, from Architecture, Engineering, Product Design, Furniture Design, and a whole range of design based activities.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 28 October 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years