T Level Digital Production, Design and Development

T Level Digital Production, Design and Development

  • Course Overview
  • Entry Requirements
  • Course Fees

Course Overview

Students will develop an understanding of:

  • 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

In addition to the core content, each student will also develop skills in digital production, design and development. The content will include:

  • 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

Work Placement

Include 9 weeks minimum working with an employer on an industry placement

Career Opportunities 

This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in software production and design. Students can progress into roles such as:

  • Web Developer
  • Web Designer
  • Software Developer
  • Computer Games Tester
  • Computer Games Developer
  • E-Learning Developer
  • User Experience (UX) Designer

Students can also use this T Level to do a related higher-level apprenticeship or degree course.

 

Course Overview

Students will develop an understanding of:

  • 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

In addition to the core content, each student will also develop skills in digital production, design and development. The content will include:

  • 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

Work Placement

Include 9 weeks minimum working with an employer on an industry placement

Career Opportunities 

This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in software production and design. Students can progress into roles such as:

  • Web Developer
  • Web Designer
  • Software Developer
  • Computer Games Tester
  • Computer Games Developer
  • E-Learning Developer
  • User Experience (UX) Designer

Students can also use this T Level to do a related higher-level apprenticeship or degree course.

 

You will need 5 GCSEs - Grade 4 or above including English & maths

Free to 16 - 19 year olds

Course Details

Length of study:
2 years

Starting:
September

Term dates

Study campus:
City

Study option(s):
Full time

Course level:
Level 3

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