This two-year course has been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses to meet the needs of industry and preparing you for the world of work. Employers involved in designing the T Level in Digital Production, Design and Development T Level include Fujitsu, IBM and Cap Gemini.
You will need five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English Language and Mathematics.
There will be three T Levels focusing on the digital industry. Digital Production, Design and Development will be launched at HSDC
in September 2020. Further T Levels in Digital Business Services and Digital Support and Services will launch a year later.
All three courses will teach the same core units, these include:
This content develops the specific knowledge and skills needed to design, implement and test software while also considering ethical principles and legal or regulatory requirements. It also develops skills to change, maintain and support software and to analyse problems and work collaboratively to find solutions.
The specialism has six performance outcomes, each covering a range of key skills:
Exam, industrial placement, work-based project, synoptic assessment.
On successful completion of this course, you could progress directly into employment, begin further study with digital-related degree programmes or specialisms like cyber security or perhaps move onto a Higher Apprenticeship.
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