IT – Digital Production, Design and Development

IT – Digital Production, Design and Development

This course is aimed at learners who wish to develop their programming skills through a course which has an emphasis on real industry experience with technical and core content needed to work in the software development industry.

  • Course Type School Leaver
  • Subject Area Information Technology
  • Qualification T Level
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Level 3
  • Course Length 2 years
Overview

This course is aimed at learners who wish to develop their programming skills through a course which has an emphasis on real industry experience with technical and core content needed to work in the software development industry.

You will:

  • Specialist training covering industry-specific skills where you will work collaboratively as a team to develop software development skills, for example, analyse the initial problem, design, implement, test your solution. Then maintain, change, support and evaluate software
  • Study a core set of underpinning knowledge, concepts and skills, you will learn about the business context and culture as well as key parts of the workplace such planning, legislation, security, data and digital analysis.
    An industry placement with an employer, which will last for a minimum of 315 hours
  • Develop your English, Maths and Digital skills to the level required occupationally

You will be assessed through external assessment and a substantial employer set project via practical assessments of skills.

Choose this course if… you enjoy the idea of being involved in the development of software which will solve problems for the businesses you are working with.

Next steps: You can progress directly into IT-related employment in software development or develop skills further by proceeding on to an Apprenticeship, university or our HND in Computing.

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements: Grade 4 in GCSE English Language and Maths. Plus, you will need three GCSEs at grade 4 or above, or equivalent. Learners progressing from a Level 2 course will need a BTEC Level 2 Diploma with a good Merit profile, along with English and Maths GCSE at grade 4 or above (or equivalent).

Subject specific entry requirements or recommendations: In addition, learners are expected to have an interest in computers and programming, with a career aim in a computing related field.

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