Design Engineering: Briefs, design specifications, development of new products, consumer requirements, design cycle, product life cycles, improved methods & materials, machine and hand processes, CAD / CAM.
Design engineers use technical knowledge, mathematical expertise and design skills to create innovative solutions to problems across a range of industries.
As a design engineer you're involved in the initial concept, design, development and management of projects in a range of sectors such as construction and the built environment, materials, software, components, machinery and vehicles.
To succeed you'll need strong technical knowledge, as well as problem solving, communication, leadership and project management skills. Depending on their specialist area, design engineers may also be known as CAD engineers, consulting engineers and product design engineers.
Level 2 Engineering Design is essential for further Engineering courses and Engineering linked occupations, including Architecture.
Developing transferable skills that are widely recognised and applicable to the world of work including:
By choosing to study Level 2 Engineering Design you will gain access to a wide range of potential occupations and A Level courses.
Links with employers will be an integral part of the course and will develop skills to enhance career opportunities.
You will develop a range of design strategies and techniques that can be utilised in further academic studies or occupational pathways.