Digital Production, Design and Development
During the 2-year programme, students will learn the core knowledge and skills that are needed for entry to a range of digital occupations.
Level 3 qualification
Includes 9 weeks minimum working with an employer on an industry placement
What you can do with this T Level
This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in software production and design. Students can progress into roles such as:
Students can also use this T Level to do a related higher-level apprenticeship or degree course.
What you’ll learn on this course
Students will develop an understanding of:
- how digital technologies impact business
- the ethical and moral implications of digital technology
- using data in software design
- using digital technologies to analyse and solve problems
- digital environments, including physical, virtual and cloud environments
- emerging technical trends, such as Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality (AR), Blockchain, 3D printing
- legal and regulatory obligations relating to digital technologies
- the privacy and confidentiality of personal data
- the technical, physical and human aspects of internet security
- planning digital projects
- testing software, hardware and data
- digital tools for project management and collaboration
In addition to the core content, each student will also develop skills in digital production, design and development. The content will include:
- analysing a problem to define requirements and acceptance criteria aligned to user needs
- designing, implementing, and testing software
- changing, maintaining and supporting software
- creating solutions in a social and collaborative environment
- discovering, evaluating, and applying reliable sources of knowledge
- applying ethical principles and managing risks in line with legal and regulatory requirements when developing software
What you'll need before you start
T Levels are one of your options after you’ve finished GCSEs.
Entry requirements for each course are set by the individual school or college.
Check with your local T Level school or college to find out the entry requirements for the Digital Production, Design and Development T Level.