Digital Production, Design and Development - T Level
Course Code: IF1FE23
In our increasingly interconnected world, technology plays an important role in every aspect of our lives.
The digital future we are part of requires highly skilled individuals to design, implement, maintain and innovate, and the demand for software developers will continue to grow.
There are jobs today that simply did not exist in the past, enabled by technical innovations and the people that create and consume them.
This T Level will equip you with the knowledge and the practical experience to set you on track for a successful career in software development.
Or you might choose to use your development skills in a totally different field. The things you learn on this course, from problem-solving to writing and structuring code, can be used in many different jobs and industry sectors.
A developer will typically be working as part of a larger team, in which they will have responsibility for some of the straightforward elements of the overall project. If you love making things, and learning how things work in the world around us, a Digital Production, Design and Development T Level may be exactly what you need to get the career of your dreams.
Here are some of the skills that the majority of employers look for in a software developer that you will explore in the T Level:
- Ability to use more than one development language
- Design, test and develop software to meet user needs
- Critical thinking
- Keen attention to detail
- Write and maintain software
- Strong problem solver
- Create complex databases for organisations
- Document application process for future maintenance and upgrades
A minimum of 5 GCSEs including Maths and English.
All 16-18 year old applicants will be invited to attend an interview to meet a tutor and ask any questions they may have about the course.
Teaching and Learning Methods
Teaching and learning differs for each module, with practical units incorporating a summative assignment that results in product creation.
Students are initially supported by demonstrations and walkthroughs and later by a workshop/individual focus intended to foster creativity.
Modules are delivered by subject specialists with industry experience.
Facilities and resources are regularly updated to improve your experience in college and to match the needs of the course.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
Students who are 18 or under and resident in the EU pay no course fees. Read our tuition fees guide for students 19 and over.