3D Design

Course Overview

Exam Board: WJEC
Qualification: GCSE Design & Technology
Location: Digitech

You will be able to design and make artworks with creativity and originality, using a range of materials and techniques. You will learn about sculpture, laser cutting, 3D printing, jewellery design and other forms of creative 3D design processes.

Typical major projects might involve the production of sculptures, armatures and models, jewellery making, as well as small furniture and décor.

What Will I Learn?

You will learn a variety of techniques and processes including:

  • practical/material uses and tools
  • technical principles + functionality of the materials
  • designing and making principles along with their ability to
  • analyse and evaluate design decisions and wider issues in 3D Design
  • identify, investigate and outline design possibilities
  • design and make prototypes
  • analyse and evaluate design decisions and wider issues in 3D Design

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Assessment & Qualifications

You will be assessed through a combination of coursework and an externally set exam.

Career Progression

This course will particularly suit those students considering career paths in sculpture, art and design, jewellery or furniture design, design and technology, interior design, architecture or those thinking of moving on to apprenticeships.

What Our Students Say

3D Design is fun and creative. You get to choose the type of 3D work you want to develop. Creating the prototypes has been great as you can see if your ideas work or not.