Level 3 Design and CAD Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Ringwood

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. 

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).

Learning Areas:


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.