Elective Module Description

Product design is a process of imaging, creating and refining a product that will meet the needs of a defined target market. Iphone revolutionize smart phone industry through its innovative functions and smart marketing strategies. With the evolutions  of new technologies, the world is in demand for product designers to create useful products for the benefits of mankind. 

In this elective module, students will be exposed to Environmentally-friendly concepts through using recycled materials and new emerging technologies like 3D printing to create new products that will better mankind and harm the earth less. They will learn how to use scrap materials and 3D CAD software to create prototypes. Trainer will also guide them to brainstorm strategies to launch the product to the target market. 

Module Specifications

Key takeaways

Learning Journey Options

Brief Topics Options

  • Engineering Design Process
  • Product using recycled materials
  • 3D CAD Software Drawing
  • Prototype Creation by a 3D Printer
  • Marketing of product launch
  • Ecommerce store creation
  • Industry partner
  • 3D Printing Makerspace
  • Tertiary Institute Tour
  1. Overview and basic understanding of the Product Design Industry
  2. Exposure to tertiary course offerings and understanding job possibilities and roles in the Industry
  3. Gain insights behind engineering design process and product creation
  4. Practical applications of math and science concepts through designing and drawing through a 3D CAD Software.
  5. Hands-on approach as a way to spark and sustain interest in Product Design Industry
  6. Certificate which is instrumental for application into Product Design tertiary courses
tertiary options
  • Nitec in Product Design
  • Nitec in Fashion Apparel Production & Design
  • Diploma in Product Design & Innovation
  • Diploma in Industrial Design
  • Degrees in NUS, NTU, and SUTD
  • NAFA and Laselle
Product design CAREERS
  • Product and system designers
  • Product Illustrator
  • CAD Modelers
  • Manufacturing engineers
  • Process Innovation engineers
  • Precision Engineering Technologists


It’s fun & realistic. Philip is also a good and suitable instructor. He guides us patiently whenever we need help. Overall the experience was awesome.

Student, Bedok Town Secondary School


Room with tables and chairs for designing

Laptops and Mouse for CAD drawing

Wall sockets for power