Computing & Information Technology

The content is split into a core component that is common to all Digital T Levels, and occupational specialism content that is specific to this T Level in Digital Production, Design and Development. The core component provides a broad understanding of the digital industry and covers the following digital-related topics:

  • Programming
  • Problem Solving & Testing
  • Business Context
  • Data
  • Digital Analysis
  • Digital Environments
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Legislation
  • Security
    The content of the occupational specialism will cover the following topics:
  • analysing a problem to define requirements and acceptance criteria aligned * 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.
  • Entry requirements

    5 GCSEs grade 9-4 (grade A* - C) requiring both English & maths or a relevant Level 2 qualification at merit or above.

  • Who is the course for?

    This course is ideal if you want to start a career in software and digital design as, for example, a programmer, web designer, IT business analyst, systems designer, software development technician or digital marketer. It is designed for post-16 students and is an ideal qualification if you are intending to progress directly to employment within the digital industry, to a digital apprenticeship or to further studies.

  • Study methods

    T Levels will combine classroom theory, practical learning and a minimum 45-day industry placement with an employer to make sure you have real experience of the workplace.

  • How is the course assessed?

    The core component will be assessed through a project set by employers in the industry and two externally-set tests. The occupational specialism content will allow you to develop the relevant skills in preparation for your career in the digital industry. The occupational specialism is assessed through a project that is created in conjunction with relevant employers.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    Achieving this qualification will give you an advantage when applying for a job in software production and design in the digital industry

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    This qualification is supported by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education, and has been developed in collaboration with a number of employers. Achieving this qualification will give you an advantage when progressing to further study.

  • How to apply

    To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

    >> Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
    >>Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:
    Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

    When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Course starting Sep 2024

Starts 2 September 2024

Duration 2 Year(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 17:00