Digital T level: Digital Production, Design and Development (Computing/Games/Coding)
Information and Communication Technology
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What will you be working towards?
||Digital T level: Digital Production, Design and Development (Computing/Games/Coding)
||T Level Technical Qualification
This T level has been developed in collaboration with digital employers so the content meets the needs of the industry and will prepare you for the workplace. You will develop a strong set of transferable core skills that will equip you for a career in digital production, design, and development or to go on to do a higher level apprenticeship or degree. You will spend 80% of your time at college where you will develop a broad range of core skills from across the whole sector. In addition to this, you will work on an employer set project at an industry placement within a digital organisation to give you hands-on experience in a real life setting. The industry placement will be for 45 days but can be taken flexibly and the College will support you to find the best opportunity for you.
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During the first year, you will develop core knowledge and understanding of key concepts, theories, and principles which are related to the digital industry as a whole, giving you a solid foundation to start your career.
For example, you will examine:
- The business environment, including customer service, the value of digital in business, and how organisations respond to change.
- Ethical and moral issues raised by an increasing reliance on technology and the cultural impact of this.
- A broad range of concepts around data and digital analysis, digital environments, diversity and inclusion, learning, legislation, planning, security, testing, and digital tools. Moving into the second year, you will delve deeper into the key concepts of digital production, design, and development and will be working on your employer set project during your industry placement.
This will give you hands-on experience and put your classroom-based learning into real context whilst giving you the opportunity to get a feel for the working life of the digital industry and be a part of the team.
English, maths, and digital skills relevant to digital route will be integrated throughout the course.
How will it be delivered?
You will be assessed via a variety of methods such as external exams, controlled assessments, an employer-led set project, and practical assignments.
This will generate an overall grade of pass, merit, distinction, or distinction*. You will be awarded a nationally recognised certificate which will show a breakdown of what you have achieved and can be worth up to 168 UCAS points.
To enrol onto this course it is required that you have achieved five GCSEs grades 9 � 4 including English and maths.
Your next steps...
This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in software production and design.
Students can progress into roles such as:
- Web developer
- IT business analyst
- App developer
- Digital marketer
You will gain a T Level in Digital Production, Design, and Development which will give you the equivalent UCAS points to 3 A levels and would enable you to progress to a higher-level apprenticeship or degree.