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T Level in Digital Production, Design and Development (Level 3)

For careers in web/software development, digital marketing, user experience and more

T Level in Digital Production, Design and Development (Level 3)

For careers in web/software development, digital marketing, user experience and more

Course Code: TLDIG Duration: 2 Years Attendance: Full Time Location: Farnborough Campus Start Date: 05/09/2022    


About the course

Farnborough College of Technology is blazing a trail for ambitious students through this prestigious new qualification. Designed with great input from employers, the content is up-to-date, relevant, engaging, and can lead straight into a career.

With the digital sector ever growing and innovating, this T Level in Digital Production, Design and Development will prepare you for a variety of career paths within the IT industry, including:  

  • Web developer
  • Web designer
  • IT business analysis
  • Software developer
  • Digital marketer

During this T Level, you will gain hands on experience and an understanding of design and development in a digital space. Our digital T levels share the same first year units and then you specialise in the second year. 

The purpose of the Level 3 Technical qualification in Digital is to ensure that students have the knowledge and skills needed to progress into highly skilled employment, an Apprenticeship or higher level study. 

Why study this course with us?

  • You'll spend 9 weeks minimum working with an employer on an industry placement
  • You will learn using modern equipment – from VR goggles to robotic techniques
  • You’ll learn in our purpose built spaces, including our new Emerging Technologies Centre
  • You will be involved of plenty real-life practical work
  • You could progress to university level after your level three course - with us or elsewhere

Who is this programme for?

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.

Start as a college student, finish as a graduate

After successfully completing this course you also benefit from the chance to stay with us at University Centre Farnborough. This gives you a path to graduating with a degree or higher education course without the costs of moving away, all while studying in a familiar and supportive environment.

Higher education courses you may be interested in studying with us after your School Leavers course:

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Your course

What modules are covered?

Core units:

  • how digital technologies impact business
  • the ethical and moral implications of digital technology
  • using data in software design
  • using digital technologies to analyse and solve problems
  • digital environments, including physical, virtual and cloud environments
  • emerging technical trends, such as Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality (AR), Blockchain, 3D printing
  • legal and regulatory obligations relating to digital technologies
  • the privacy and confidentiality of personal data
  • the technical, physical and human aspects of internet security
  • planning digital projects
  • testing software, hardware and data
  • digital tools for project management and collaboration

Transferable skills:

  • analyse a problem, understand user needs, define requirements and set acceptance criteria
  • design, implement and test software
  • change, maintain and support software
  • work collaboratively in a digital team
  • discover, evaluate and apply reliable sources of knowledge
  • work within legal and regulatory frameworks when developing software

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is through a variety of methods including exams, practical projects set by employers, case studies, presentations and externally examined coursework tasks.

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Your future

What Next?

This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in software production and design. After successful completion of this T Level course, you can progress into roles such as:

  • Web developer
  • Web designer
  • IT business analysis
  • Software developer
  • Digital marketer

You can also use this T Level to do a related higher-level apprenticeship or go onto a higher technical level of study such as university.

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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

From School:

  • Five GCSEs at grades 9-4 (to include English and maths GCSEs at 9-4)

From College:

  • Relevant level 2 qualification at merit grade or higher English and maths at level 2 or higher
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