Product Design

  • Exam Board: OCR
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Specific Entry Requirements: GCSE grade A*-B in Resistant Materials, Graphic Products, Systems and Control or Electronic Products or any other Design and Technology subject. Consideration will be given to those with a grade C in one of these subjects, or a GCSE grade 9-6 in a contributory subject (Science or Art).

Product Design is a course which is based on the philosophy of a broad and balanced approach to Design and Technology, and in so doing involving students in a wide range of creative design related activities.

You will benefit from the following resources and facilities:

  • a range of well-equipped workshops.
  • CAD/CAM room including industrial 3 Axis machines, laser cutter and rapid prototyper.
  • accredited Creo course taught by qualified staff.

Teaching and learning involves a combination of theory, case study, design and practical work in its various forms.

Students from this A-level have progressed on to courses in industrial, product or other types of 3D design.