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LEVEL 3 T LEVEL IN DIGITAL: PRODUCTION, DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT

Qualification

Course Code

23P1ICT03008

Duration

2 Years

Entry Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs at grades 5 or above, including English and Maths.
  • A personal statement expressing an interest in a career in software development or IT, and demonstrating a positive attitude and good work ethic
  • A satisfactory reference from your most recent educational establishment

Future Study and Careers

After your course, you can either go to university for further study, apply for a higher apprenticeship, or go directly into employment.Career options include, but are not limited to:

  • Web developer
  • Web designer
  • User Experience (UX) Designer
  • Computer games tester
  • Software or games developer

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

If you know you want to start a career in the Digital sector, particularly in the Production, Design, and Development side of operations, then a T Level in Digital is a great choice for you.

T Levels will help you build the core skills, knowledge, and experiences you need for success in the sector. Designed in collaboration with employers, these two-year courses provide an alternative option to A Levels and apprenticeships by combining classroom theory, practical learning, and industry experience into one unique learning opportunity.

These courses are assessed through assessments throughout the year, as well as externally-set exams and an externally-marked project.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN?

Core Learning

  • Introduction to programming
  • Emerging issues and the impact of digital
  • Legislation and regulatory requirements
  • Digital environments
  • Business context
  • Security and problem solving
  • Data management

Specialist Occupational Learning

  • Software development and testing
  • Project management
  • Identifying software solutions
  • Investigating and understanding the legal and regulatory environment
  • Using qualitative and quantitative information to develop solutions
  • Use of code and approaches to design

Employer Set Project

This element focuses on building your competence and skills in areas directly related to Production, Design, and Development. You’ll face a real challenge from the digital industry, as identified by employers. You’ll put your knowledge into practice as you work to research, design, test, and evaluate a solution to the challenge.

Industry Placement

As part of your T Level, you’ll complete 315 hours of industry placement. Here you’ll develop specific skills and get to grips with the real world of work. You will have opportunities to work with our employer partners across a range of sectors, including Computacenter, Cisco, and the British Computing Society.

START DATE AND RUNNING TIMES

September 2023

LOCATION

Stevenage Campus