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 either click the APPLY NOW button - fill out the form online and submit

    OR download an application form here and post it to the address on the form.
    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