National 5 SQA Study Guides from Bright Red

BrightRED Study Guides for National 5 help you develop and apply invaluable knowledge and skills for your SQA exams. National 5 courses are made up of a number of Units and a Course Assessment. The Course Assessment consists of a question paper exam and/or coursework such as assignments, portfolios and practical activities. Our National 5 Study Guides cover each of the mandatory units and also include an extensive Glossary of key terms.

These full-colour books cover all content in an easy-to-learn format and are packed with BrightRED features including Don't Forget text boxes for key points  and Things To Do And Think About questions and exercises. Every National 5 Study Guide is also fully supported with lots of free online links, tests and activities at the award-winning BrightRED Digital Zone.

BrightRED Study Guide


Scott Atkins

Develop key skills to design and manufacture products with free online support. Up-to-date with the latest 2017 SQA course changes.


ISBN: 978-1-906736-80-4, 96pp                              

This National 5 Design Manufacture Study Guide has been carefully researched and designed to help you improve your chances of success within the National 5 Design and Manufacture course, and to act as a supplement to your learning in school. The key priorities when writing the book were to make sure that the material fully supported your learning, whilst helping you to secure success as you work through the course.

All of the content within the book has been matched to the key knowledge and understanding you are required to learn for the SQA National 5 Design and Manufacture course. Throughout this guide, advice and useful tips on answering exam questions and completing coursework are given, along with extension materials including self-study resources, online tests, exam style questions and video clips to help you develop and practise your skill and understanding across the course.


  • Design and Manufacture: Design
  • Design and Manufacture: Materials and Manufacture
  • Course Assessment
  • Glossary