Teacher in Charge: Mr P. NybergRecommended Prior Learning
It is recomended that students have taken level 1 Technology or Level 1 Design and Visual Communication
Design Technologies combines Hard Materials Technology and Design and Visual Communications. Using skills from both subjects students identify an issue, then design and manufacture a product to solve it.
In Design Technologies you will study how products are designed for specific situations. You will develop an understanding of graphics practice using design and visual communication techniques exploring and presenting design ideas across a range of different contexts.
You will also learn about technological practice and develop practical workshop-based skills looking at how materials are transformed and the techniques and processes including computer-aided design and manufacturing used in design and manufacturing industries.
The course will involve
It is possible for students to study only the DVC components of the course. This would suit students wanting to study architecture at university.
Mining Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Building Surveyor, Architect, Architectural Technician, Electronics Engineer, Collision Repair Technician, Automotive Electrician, Automotive Technician, Automotive Refinisher, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Biotechnologist, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Fabrication Engineer, Building Contractor, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Building and Construction Manager, Cabinet Maker, Line Mechanic, Surveyor, Carpenter, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Mine/Quarry Manager, Telecommunications Technician, Industrial Designer, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Environmental Engineer, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Marine Engineer, Furniture Finisher, Landscape Architect, Health and Safety Adviser, Joiner, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Navy Sailor, Pulp and Paper Mill Operator, Plastics Technician, Project Manager, Fire Engineer