Welcome To DT Product Design
Product Design at LHS
The Product Design, Engineering and Construction sector offers huge potential for learners interested in the subject. The UK is currently regarded as a world leader in sectors including renewable energy, space, low carbon, aerospace, creative industries, utilities, automotive, agri-food and bioscience. Product Design Engineers are fundamentally problem solvers.
Their work influences our daily lives from making a telephone call, riding a mountain bike, flying in a plane, walking across a bridge and even wearing perfume or aftershave. They solve scientific and practical problems which affect all aspects of our lives underpinning economic activity and quality of life.
Courses enable you to gain knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of Designing and Technology.
Consider this; Everything we all use – Everything has been Designed and Manufactured by someone. Design & Technology is not a shrinking Employment area.
The GCSE courses will include Designing and Communication, Knowledge of Materials and Making, the Manufacturer and Consumer, Systems and Control, and Evaluation Techniques. All GCSE courses follow a Creative and Innovative Design and Make as the main aspect of the 50% coursework.
This course is suitable for all creative pupils:
Product Design is an ideal broad base enabling a practical understanding of Maths and Physics. It also allows artistic and creative Pupils the opportunity to explore their flair and creativity in both 3D and 2D.
Year 7 & 8
Year 9, 10 & 11