You will learn the essentials behind all digital roles by understanding data and digital systems, how software and business interact, security, testing, planning and legal issues. You'll then build on this by developing specialist skills in understanding user needs and designing and developing digital systems.
This type of qualification is ideal if you want to work in the following areas:
- Digital development
- Project planning and management
- Computing systems management
- Software development
- Games development.
What will I study?
A technical qualification in which you learn about:
- Problem solving
- IT Programming
- Emerging issues and impact of digital
- Legislation and regulatory requirements
- Business context
- Digital environments
- Digital Production, Design and Development.
An employer set project which covers:
- Analysing a problem to define requirements and acceptance criteria aligned to user needs designing, implementing, and testing software.
- Changing, maintaining and supporting software.
- Creating solutions in a social and collaborative environment.
- Discovering, evaluating, and applying reliable sources of knowledge.
- Applying ethical principles and managing risks in line with legal and regulatory requirements when developing software.
You will also develop your broader skills in literacy and numeracy. In addition, you will develop transferable technical and practical skills in communication (working with colleagues, customers, and clients), research and project work.
About the Course
Our new Digital Production, Design and Development T-Level starts in September!
This is a new two-year full-time course designed in collaboration with employers, suitable for post-16 students looking to develop both knowledge and practical skills in the health sector.
The T-Level in Health is designed to give you the knowledge and understanding of contexts, concepts, theories and principles relevant to the Health sector.
This course focuses on the digital industry and aims to give you the essential knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to any digital occupation.
You will learn the essentials behind all digital roles by understanding data and digital systems, how software and business interact, security, testing, planning and legal issues. You then build on this by developing specialist skills in understanding user needs and designing and developing digital systems.
What are T-Levels?
- An alternative to A levels, apprenticeships and other 16 to 19 courses.
- A qualification equivalent to three A Levels carry UCAS points for progression into Higher Education, and prepares students for apprenticeship and employment.
- Routes for students into skilled employment, higher study or apprenticeships.
- An in-depth industry placement that lasts at least 45 days. Students get valuable experience in the workplace; employers get early sight of the new talent in their industry.
How does it work?
- You will spend 80% of the course in your learning environment, gaining the skills that employers need.
- The other 20% is a meaningful industry placement, where you put your learnt skills into action.
Four Grade 4-9s at GCSE, including a minimum of Grade 4 in GCSE Maths. Students who completed BTEC level 2 at a distinction level with GCSE maths grade 4 can also apply.
On completion of the programme learners can progress to University, high skill employment in the area of Software Development, Hardware and Network Technician, Web Designer, IT Business Analyst and Games Developer or apprenticeship.
Coursework and Exams. The core component will be assessed by two exams and an employer-set project.