This vocational qualification fulfils the entry requirements for academic and vocational study post-16, and will count as equivalent to one GCSE in the Key Stage 4 performance tables.
You will enjoy this course if you want to study materials in a practical way and understand the working properties of woods, metals and polymers. It will enable you to work in a hands-on way to develop the core skills you need to make high-quality products using woods, metals and polymers.
You will have the opportunity to use traditional skills and also modern technologies.
This Technical Award in Materials Technology will help you develop knowledge, skills and experience that could potentially open the door to a career in related industries.