Start your career in the digital world with this exciting new T Level qualification, where you will spend 80% of your time at college and 20% on placements gaining first-hand experience. You will learn transferable skills in IT and computing to show universities and employers your passion, knowledge, and confidence in the subject.
In your second year you can specialise in either:
This course is ideal for School Leavers who want to pursue a career in the Digital industry. It is equivalent to three A Levels and provides a route into university or higher education.
We are excited to be launching t levels a new type of qualification from September 2020.
T Levels are new two-year, technical programmes designed with employers to give young people the skills that industry needs. They will give students aged 16 to 18 a technical alternative to A Levels and will help them to get a skilled job. T Levels will provide a mixture of:
Students who achieve a T Level will get a certificate recognised nationally by employers which will set out what they have achieved as part of the programme. When they complete a T Level, students will be able to choose between moving into:
If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.
Business context: understanding the business environment including dealing with end user, customer and business needs, the value of digital in business and technical change management
Culture: ethical and moral issues raised by the increasing reliance on technology including impact on culture, autonomous operations and addiction
Data: concepts and fundamental of data including how organisations use data, key features and functions of information systems, data format, analysis and maintenance, data modelling and data across different platforms
Digital analysis: understanding algorithms, action and pattern recognition
Digital environments: systems fundamentals including physical, virtual and cloud
Learning: awareness of emerging technology trends and innovation
Legislation: legal and regulatory requirements and importance of industry standards, where to find them and staying up to date
Planning: principles of planning including cost benefit, dependencies, prioritisation quality and time
Security: understanding privacy and confidentiality of information, processes and protocols plus threats, vulnerabilities and risk management
Testing: importance of testing of components, interfaces, usability etc.
Tools: understanding digital tools and their use in business
On completion of this course you could study a related subject at university-level or as an apprenticeship. Specialising in an area that interests you will provide plenty of future training opportunities
Five GCSEs at grades 9-4
To include English and maths GCSEs at 9-4
Relevant level 2 qualification at merit grade or higher
English and/or maths at level 2 or higher