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1 Year 12 options... Know the facts about Design & Technology courses. Click the links on the left for information. Engineering Level 2 Engineering Level 3 Hospitality Level 3 Product Design Childrens Care Level 3

2 BTEC First Diploma in Engineering (level 2) - Equivalent to 5 GCSEs - Full time course filling all options. Engineering Level 2 Engineering Level 3 Hospitality Level 3 Product Design OVERVIEW The Level 2 Diploma in Engineering provides students with an essential tool kit that will help them to embark on a career in engineering. The skills and knowledge that are gained will be put to good use in their everyday working life. The course will help the student to build and apply knowledge in a wide variety of engineering contexts. This is a one year course. COURSE CONTENT The course consists of four core units: Unit 1Working Practices in Engineering Unit 2Using and Interpreting Engineering Information Unit 3Applied Electrical and Mechanical Science for Technicians Unit 4Mathematics for Engineering Technicians and five specialist units: Unit 7Electronic Devices and Communication Applications Unit 8Selecting Engineering Materials Unit 16Application of Welding Processes Unit 18Engineering Marking Out Unit 19Electronic Circuit Construction and Testing ASSESSMENT Assessment is through a portfolio of coursework graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction. Final certification rewards the student with a BTEC First Diploma equivalent to five GCSEs grade C and above. All assignments and a course booklet are available from the DT section of the school website. PROGRESSION On successful completion of the course the student may progress into employment or continue to study in their chosen vocational area. Progression onto the BTEC National Diploma in Engineering is possible for those who gain a Merit or higher. SPECIFIC COURSE REQUIREMENTS Two GCSE grades D or above Overalls Steel Toe Cap Boots PREFERED QUALITIES: Analytical thinkers ICT skills A Design & Technology GCSE Childrens Care Level 3

3 Engineering Level 2 Engineering Level 3 Hospitality Level 3 Product Design BTEC National Diploma in Engineering (level 3 ) - Equivalent to 3 A levels - Full time course filling all 6 th form options. SPECIFIC COURSE REQUIREMENTS Five GCSE grades A* - C or BTEC First Diploma (Merit) in Engineering Overalls Steel Toe Cap Boots PREFERED QUALITIES: Analytical thinkers ICT skills A Design & Technology GCSE OVERVIEW The Level 3 Diploma in Engineering provides students with an essential set of skills and knowledge to be able to access most disciplines of engineering. This is a two year course. COURSE CONTENT The course consists of two years of study and contains 17 units of study. Year 1 Unit 1Business Systems for Technicians Unit 4Mathematics for Technicians Unit 5Mechanical Principles and Applications Unit 6Electrical and Electronic Principles Unit 8Engineering Design Unit 20Engineering Primary Forming Processes Unit 21Secondary Finishing Processes Unit 23Applications of Welding Technology Unit 27Welding Principles Year 2 Unit 2Communications for Technicians Unit 3Engineering Project Unit 9Commercial Aspects of Engineering Organisations Unit 10Properties and Applications of Engineering Materials Unit 15Electro, Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems and Devices Unit 16Engineering Drawing for Technicians Unit 22Fabrication Processes and Technology Unit 34Electronic Circuit Manufacture ASSESSMENT Assessment is through a portfolio of coursework graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction. Final certification rewards the student with a BTEC National Diploma in Engineering equivalent to three A Levels. All assignments and a course booklet are available from the DT section of the school website. PROGRESSION The course is designed to be a broad course giving a grounding in a wide range of areas of engineering which provides an ideal springboard for either further study at university or entrance into a career in engineering and related subjects. Childrens Care Level 3

4 Engineering Level 2 Engineering Level 3 Hospitality Level 3 Product Design BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Hospitality -Equivalent to One A Level - Only requires one option block during 6 th form - Two year course OVERVIEW The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Hospitality is designed to fit in alongside conventional A Levels where a student wishes to continue to develop their skills within the Hospitality and Catering industry cultivated at GCSE. COURSE CONTENT: Unit 1: The Hospitality Industry Unit 2: Principles of Supervising Customer Service Performance in Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism Unit 3: Providing Customer Service in Hospitality Unit 6: Food and Drinks Service Unit 10: European Food Unit 11: Asian Food Unit 12: Contemporary World Food ASSESSMENT Assessment is through a portfolio of coursework graded Pass, Merit or Distinction. Final certification rewards the student with a Diploma, equivalent to one A Level. PROGRESSION This course is intended for students who want a direct route into employment as a worker within the catering industry or to move on to university to study courses that may lead to working with food in a professional context. SPECIFIC COURSE REQUIREMENTS Five GCSE grades A* - C including Mathematics and English. GCSE Catering Grade A* - C STAFF CONTACT Mr P Donington Head of DT Childrens Care Level 3

5 Engineering Level 2 Engineering Level 3 Hospitality Level 3 Product Design Product Design – A Level OVERVIEW The Product Design (3D Design) course is a modern look at the design of products we utilise on a daily basis. This course is suitable for candidates from GCSE Resistant Materials, Graphics or Electronics with a passion for design and innovation. This course is designed to encourage candidates to: —Develop a broad view of design and technology —- Develop their capacity to design and make products —- Appreciate the complex relationsbetween design, materials, manufacture and marketing AS COURSE CONTENT/ASSESSMENT At AS level candidates develop an understanding of a broad range of materials, with emphasis on the life cycle of products, manufacture and final disposal. This specification also considers the broader issues for the designer including the environmental sustainability of products and consumer safety: Unit 1: (PROD1) Materials, Components and ApplicationAS 50% —- 2 hour written paper —- Based primarily on Materials and Components and consisting of three sections Unit 2: (PROD2) Learning Through Designing and Making AS 50% —- Coursework – approx 50 hours A2 COURSE CONTENT/ASSESSMENT At A2 the specification offers candidates the opportunity to further develop the knowledge and practical skills from AS Level. Candidates will continue to develop a body of coursework alongside an understanding of the processes and procedures of commercial production and manufacture: Unit 3: (PROD3) Design and Manufacture A2 25% —- 2 hour written paper Unit 4: (PROD4) Design and Making Practice A2 25% —- Coursework – approx 60 hours PROGRESSION This course is intended to provide progression onto a variety of pathways including science, engineering and design subjects at degree level. SPECIFIC COURSE REQUIREMENTS Five GCSE grades A* - C including Mathematics and English and a DT, Design or related subject STAFF CONTACT Mr P Donington Head of DT Childrens Care Level 3

6 Engineering Level 2 Engineering Level 3 Hospitality Level 3 Product Design BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Children's Play, Learning and Development - Equivalent to 2 A levels - Full time course filling all 6 th form options. OVERVIEW The BTEC National Certificate in Childrens Play, Learning and Development is a two year course. Students are introduced to a range of early year settings and primary schools. Work experience is an essential part of this course and all placements take place in local nurseries, infant or primary schools with children up to the age of eight. Placements are supported by a range of coursework units which also help to prepare students for a successful career in childcare. COURSE CONTENT The course consists of five compulsory units and one specialist unit. Unit 1: Child Development External Test Unit 2: Play in Early Years Settings Unit 3: Meeting Childrens Physical Development, Physical Care and Health Needs Unit 4: Health and Safety Practice in Early Years Settings Unit 5: Collaboration with Parents, Colleagues and Other Professionals in Early Years Unit 6: Supporting Childrens Communication and Language Unit 7: Supporting Childrens Personal, Social and Emotional Development Unit 8: Child Protection Unit 9: Observation, Assessment and Planning for Play and Development Unit 10: Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in the Early Years Unit 11: Reflecting on Own Early Years Practice Edexcel set assignment ASSESSMENT Assessment is through a portfolio of coursework graded Pass, Merit or Distinction. Final certification rewards the student with a Diploma, equivalent to two A Levels. PROGRESSION This course is intended for students who want a direct route into employment as a child care worker or to move on to university to study courses that may lead to working with children in a professional context. SPECIFIC COURSE REQUIREMENTS Five GCSE grades A* - C or BTEC First Diploma in Child Care (Merit) STAFF CONTACT Mr P Donington Head of DT Childrens Care Level 3


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