Collins Design and Technology Foundation Course supports D&T from the perspective of resistant materials, systems and control. It presents a sound and pragmatic approach to designing and making quality products, providing a sound foundation for the study of D&T at all levels. This book will provide a sound foundation for the study of Design and Technology at all secondary levels and will provide comprehensive coverage of the knowledge required to make quality products. * Step by step instructions demonstrate key skills and processes. * Full colour diagrams and images provide guidance on how to successfully plan and design products. * In text questions provide regular knowledge checkers to firm understanding of materials and associated processes. * Rules and safety warning notes show to work safely with materials, systems and tools.