Digital Production, Design and Development - T Level
Course Code: IF1FE23
In line with Government advice and guidance we plan to have 100% face to face delivery for all Further Education courses for 16 - 18 year olds from September 2021.
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We are in an increasingly interconnected world with technology pervading all parts 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.
T Levels have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so the content will meet the needs of industry and prepare students for work. They provide the knowledge and experience needed to open the door to highly skilled employment, an Apprenticeship or higher-level study, including university.
As technology continues to play a greater role in our world, so software developers will increasingly be in demand. In your career as a software developer you'll build and test high-quality code. 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 software 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 software 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 Software Development T Level may be exactly what you need to get the career of your dreams.
5 GCSEs grade 4 or above in English and Maths
- a successful interview with a tutor
- the ability to study independently
- a genuine interest in the subject
- good communication skills
- hardworking approach towards the industry
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 element, with practical topics 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 online 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.