The course provides students with the opportunity to be imaginative, experimental and express idea’s using different media and techniques. Students are to develop a range of skills including manufacturing techniques, design skills, 3D modelling and the use of CAD software. Topics covered in the product design course include iterative design, technical drawing, consumer requirements and design principles.
Students are encouraged to become independent learners and will gain an understanding of professional designers in their NEA project work. A level product design provides students with the opportunity to go on to study Product design, engineering or graphic design at degree level.