This T Level is for you if you want to start a career in software and digital design as, for example a Programmer, Web Developer, Systems Analyst, Software Developer or Digital Marketer.
T Levels combine classroom theory, practical learning and a minimum 45-day industry placement. During the two-year programme, you will learn the core knowledge that underpins most jobs in the digital industry and you will also develop occupationally specific skills that will allow you to enter skilled employment within digital production, design and development. The content is split into a core component that is common to all Digital T Levels & occupational specialism content that is specific to working within Digital Production, Design and Development.
Duration:The T Level will be completed over 2 years
The core component will introduce you to digital related topics including IT security, programming, problem solving, project planning, networking, data, impact of IT and digital environments.
The occupational specialism content will allow you to develop skills in analysing problems, designing solutions, software development, testing solutions, maintain software and evaluating.
The core component will be assessed through a project set by employers in the industry and two externally set tests. (50% of the qualification)
The occupational specialism is assessed through an externally assessed project. Students will respond to a scenario to design and develop a software-based solution. (50% of the qualification)
Applicants will require at least 4 or 5 GCSE’s at grade 4 or above with English and Maths at Grade 5 and ideally IT or Computer Science at grade 4 or above.