Course Level: Level 3

Exam Board: Pearson

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Entry requirements: 5 GCSE's Grade 5 and above including GCSE Grade 5 in English and Maths.

T Levels are a new qualification developed in collaboration with employers.

Every T Level includes an industry placement with an employer focused on developing the practical and technical skills required for entry into the digital production industry. Placements will last a minimum of 315 hours (approximately 45 days) and take the form of either a block, day release or a mixture of both.

Course Description

The core element of the T-level in Digital  Production, Design and Development will allow you to develop your knowledge and understanding of a wide range of topics such as programming, coding, data usage and various distribution platforms in the digital industry. 

The course has been designed to deliver a high level of knowledge about the  Digital  Production, Design and Development industry as well as the occupational skills required to enter the industry (known as ‘threshold competence’). A learner who completes this qualification is well placed to develop to full occupational competence with the correct support and training.

The core content will examine:

  • Digital Business Context
  • Digital Analysis
  • Digital Environments
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Problem solving
  • Programming
  • Emerging issues and impact of digital
  • Legislation and regulatory requirements
  • Security risks 
  • Identifying solutions using computer programs
  • The value of Digital to the business
  • Technical change management

In addition to the core content learners will complete a collaborative component with Industry involvement:

  • Create an artefact such as an app, website or data services 
  • Apply a logical approach to solving problems, identifying and fixing defects and proposing software solutions
Course Profile

Career Progression

Suitable for anyone wanting a career in software production and design.

Job Opportunities

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