The future of Smart Product Design and Manufacturing education is here.

Real world, practical, rigorous Technical Award, certified to get League Table Points for your school, prepare your students for a fulfilling career in the age of digital products and put Design & Technology back on the curriculum.

BCA Courses Endorsed By

  • ARM University RGB
  • NMI
  • uniofwolv

Smart Product Design and Manufacture Technical Award, GCSE Equivalent

BCA Smart Product Design Manufacture (SPDM) courses are Level 2 Technical Awards, GCSE equivalent, and count towards schools and colleges’ headline performance points and league tables. They are accredited by the UK awarding body The Learning Machine (TLM).  BCA provide a full course solution including 2 year schemes of works, on-demand moderation, online exams, teacher and learner resources, plus course kits.

Teacher Feedback: How SPDM Works

Student Feedback: What It Means To Study SPDM

“The learning within “Smart Product Design and Manufacture” encompasses industry standard platforms and has been developed to ensure both rigour and breadth” – ARM

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3D Printing Awards

3D Printing is a standalone module within Smart Product Design and Manufacture. The Awards are available at Levels 1, 2 and 3. For schools new to 3D Printing, the Level 1 Award with ready made projects and templates is the ideal introduction to this exciting technology. For schools who are already using 3D printing, the Level 2 and 3 Awards provide the opportunity to build further depth to student learning or have their work certificated.

Find A School Running BCA Courses Near You

BCA works with schools across the UK. Contact us for details of a school running Smart Product Design and Manufacture or 3D Printing near you.

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