Level 3 Design and CAD Technology
Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Ringwood
This course is based on designing, modelling and presenting your ideas to a client of your choice or one supplied by the school. With the approval of your design, you will manufacture the design to meet client specifications. This is an academic course which leads on to university and a degree in design, engineering and manufacturing. You will be expected to use CAD throughout the design process and in the presentation to your client. This will include 3D images, 2D working drawings, 3D animation and 3D printed models (where appropriate).
Recommended Prior Learning
Experience in Design Technology necessary with a strong desire to be creative using technological knowledge and skills in the workshop environment Minimum 8 credits in numeracy and literacy or 12 in Technology.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Course Costs and Equipment: Covered shoes are compulsory. Access to a computer at home will be required for One Note and CAD assignments.
Course can be endorsed with Merit or Excellence
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20
* These standards contribute to the 14 credits required for UE approval.