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T Level

T Level: Digital Production, Design & Development Level 3

Subject Area
Digital Technologies
Start Date
September 2022
Study Mode
2 years
Level 3

This qualification will provide classroom theory, practical learning and a three month industry placement with an employer. It has been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that it meets the needs of industry and prepares the students for work.

Entry requirements

4 or 5 GCSE subjects at grade 4 or above including English and/or Maths.

What will I study?

The Technical Qualification is the main classroom-based element of the course and consists of two components:

Core Content
Provides you with the knowledge that underpins the industry with topics which could include business context, data, digital analysis, digital environments, security and legislation.

Occupational Specialisms
You will study units specialising in digital design, production and development. Further specialisms will be available from 2021 onwards.

The industry placement allows you to develop your subject specific skills as well as those necessary to working in any environment, such as effective planning, working with others, health and safety and promoting equality and diversity.

Method of delivery

In the first year you will be expected to attend College for four days a week. This will be supplemented with extensive online resources to support your learning. In the second year you will be attending College two days a week with an increase in online learning and industry placement.

How will I be assessed?

Core knowledge is assessed through a combination of written exams and an employer-set project. Specialist knowledge and skills are assessed through a combination of a written exam and practical projects.

Good course combinations

This is a full-time course. It is not possible to combine this course with other Vocational, Apprenticeships or A Level programmes.

Your next steps

Students may progress into employment, an apprenticeship or higher-level study, including university.

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