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AS/A level Design and Technology

We have developed new AS and A level Design and Technology specifications for first teaching in England from September 2017 (first assessment in 2018 for AS and 2019 for A level). We have worked with the teaching community, education professionals and subject specialists to develop the new AS and A level Design and Technology qualifications to meet DfE's subject content requirements.

Why choose WJEC Eduqas?

2 areas of study: Fashion and Textiles and Product Design 
Well thought through, logical specification
Good progression and flow to Higher Education
Maximum marks available for designing and making

50% NEA; criteria are straightforward and easy to apply
Direct access to Subject specialists
Unlimited access to free resources
Face-to-face CPD training courses
Support from our Regional Representatives

Other Levels GCSE
Status Draft
Teaching from 2017
QAN Not Available

Our draft specification has been updated and resubmitted to Ofqual for accreditation. It is published to enable teachers to have early sight of our proposed approach to A level Design and Technology. Further changes may be required and no assurance can be given at this time that the proposed qualification will be made available in its current form, or that it will be accredited in time for teaching in September 2017.

Our draft specification has been updated and resubmitted to Ofqual for accreditation. It is published to enable teachers to have early sight of our proposed approach to AS Design and Technology. Further changes may be required and no assurance can be given at this time that the proposed qualification will be made available in its current form, or that it will be accredited in time for teaching in September 2017.

The sample assessment materials include exemplar question papers and mark schemes.

The sample assessment materials include exemplar question papers and mark schemes.

Free AS/A level Design and Technology Training Courses for Teachers

Book your place on one of our teacher training courses below to learn more about the draft specifications and sample assessment materials including assessment objectives, examination structure and other key areas.

AS/A level D.T. Preparing to Teach Course (Spring 2017)

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All Course Materials

We offer a range of materials to support the teaching and learning of this qualification.

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