Course code: JFAT100P
Subject area: Digital Technologies
Study level: School Leaver
Course level: 3
9:00am - 5:00pm
Monday to Friday
6th Sep 2021 - 30th Jun 2023
T-Levels are a brand new type of qualification designed to give young people a new two-year, full-time study vocational programme equivalent to 3 A Levels. These new qualifications bring classroom learning and an extended industry placement together on a course designed with businesses and employers, helping prepare students to meet the needs of industry and work. The Digital T-Level course is for students who wish to progress into skilled IT employment or higher-level technical training or study.
The main area of study covers:
Digital ProductionDesign and DevelopmentEmployer set project Industry placement within the industryThis T-Level has been developed in collaboration with employers so the content meets the needs of industry, preparing students for the workplace.
There will be a mixture of classroom-based teaching and learning and ‘on-the-job' learning as the course involves at least 315 hours (approximately 45 days) of Industrial Placement.
This new qualification provides the essential knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to any digital occupation. You'll learn about the value of digital technology and gain an understanding of customer and commercial needs, alongside the ethical and moral issues raised by the increasing reliance on technology and its impact on culture, autonomous operations and addiction. Use of physical, virtual and Cloud digital environments, emerging technology trends and the application of tools and testing to influence innovation, algorithms and usability are a key part of the course.
Business context: understanding the business environment including dealing with end user, customer and business needs, the value of digital in business and technical change managementCulture: ethical and moral issues raised by the increasing reliance on technology including impact on culture, autonomous operations and addictionData: concepts and fundamental of data including how organisations use data, key features and functions of information systems, data format, analysis and maintenance, data modelling and data across different platformsDigital analysis: understanding algorithms, action and pattern recognitionDigital environments: systems fundamentals including physical, virtual and cloudLearning: awareness of emerging technology trends and innovationLegislation: legal and regulatory requirements and importance of industry standards, where to find them and staying up to datePlanning: principles of planning including costbenefit, dependencies, prioritisation quality and timeSecurity: understanding privacy and confidentiality of information, processes and protocols plus threats, vulnerabilities and risk managementTesting: importance of testing of components, interfaces, usability etcTools: understanding digital tools and their use in business Specialist Units
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.
16 - 18 Fee
Tuition Fee: £0.00Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £0.00
Tuition Fee: £811.00Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £811.00
19+ Reduced Fee