This book is a compact and concise guide to the Manufacturing & Product Design Industry and what work is involved in this sector. It contains up-to-date information about training such as apprenticeships and diplomas as well as career prospects and the day to day work that can be expected. There are also case studies of people who work in different sectors of the industry and how they got where they are today. Finally, the book contains a list of resources with regard to training, relevant trade organisations and careers advice. Real Life Guides are practical guides for practical people. They aim to inform and inspire young people and adults alike by providing comprehensive yet hard-hitting information about what it takes to succeed in a job field.