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Creative Craft Wood - Key Stage 4 Year 10


Creative Craft (Wood)

Syllabus: NCFE Creative craft level 2

Course code:  601/0043/6


Course overview

This course will be suitable for students who have an interest in resistant materials and in the fields of building design, furniture, joinery or engineering, along with modern industrial practice.

Course content

  • This course has been designed to encourage students to be able to design and make products in wood, metal and plastic.
  • Hand, machine and commercial methods of manufacture will be considered. Students are expected to develop an understanding of materials, processes, QA & QC and health and safety issues.
  • The course is designed to foster awareness among students of the need to consider sustainability and the environmental impact of their designs.
  • Projects undertaken will commence with set situations and as the course progresses, students will have greater influence on the nature of the project.
  • The exam board outlines a range of projects the students can choose from. Examples of these projects can include the design of jewellery, toys, small pieces of furniture or leisure equipment.

This qualification aims to:

  • extend and further develop learners' skills
  • extend learners' knowledge and understanding of the creative craft process
  • extend learners' understanding of health and safety issues provide the opportunity for further development · provide a basis for progression onto further study.

The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to:

  • use raw materials, tools and equipment in a safe and competent manner
  • evaluate own work, develop ideas and learning through the craft process
  • develop an understanding of health and safety considerations in the craft environment.


Unit 01 Exploring craft and enterprise skills

Internally assessed portfolio of evidence

Unit 02 Research and develop design ideas for craft items

Internally assessed portfolio of evidence

Unit 03 Respond to a craft brief

Externally assessed assignment

Unit 04 Produce final craft work

Internally assessed portfolio of evidence


Homework of two hours will be set once per week, however during the non-examination assessment it is likely to be more frequent.

Students will need to supply the materials for their final non-examination assessment.