Subject Staff Leader
Mrs P Lane – firstname.lastname@example.org
Board – AQA
Unit 1 – Coursework: Skills demonstration
Unit 2 – Coursework—Extended making project
Unit 3 – Exam
Assessment of CourseThe Technical Award has the same weighting as a GCSE and will count as equivalent to one GCSE.
The course has two internally assessed units worth 30% each and one externally assessed exam, worth 40% of the final grade.
This qualification is intended for students interested in understanding the working properties of woods, metals and polymers (plastics) and wish to use these materials in a practical way. It will particularly appeal to students who are looking for a course that is practical in nature and will prepare them for further study and employment within related industries.
The Technical Award in Materials technology will give learners the opportunity to develop an understanding of:
materials and their working properties
The Technical Award will appeal to anyone who finds that the application of skills and observations of outcomes aids their learning of theory.
The skills and knowledge gained will allow students to progress to a range of Level 3 courses or an apprenticeship in a related area of employment.
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