Digital Business Services - T Level


Course Code: IF1FE28


Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration
06/09/2021Bispham Campus2 YearsEnrol
06/09/2022Bispham Campus2 YearsApply

Course Overview

The core element of a T Level in Digital Business Services will boost your knowledge in a range of topics such as
programming, coding, the use of data and the different platforms of delivery in the digital industry.

It’s a cutting-edge subject, so you’ll also learn about the potential security risks that organisations can face and how to analyse problems and identify solutions through computer programs.

You’ll then move on to study the role of data technician in more detail, so you can build up the skills you need for your future job.

You’ll learn about sourcing, organising and formatting data, as well as how to interpret and communicate results. 

You’ll also develop the skills needed for data analysis and the different ways to manipulate data.

Then you’ll be able to put everything you learn into practice, with an industry placement of around 45 days.

There you'll have an amazing opportunity to work with an employer while you study, such as an IT company or department, and gain invaluable experience as well as key skills that employers are looking for.

During this 2-year programme, you'll develop the core knowledge and skills that are needed for entry to a range of digital occupations.

You'll learn:

  • how digital technologies impact business and market environment
  • 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
  • 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

Entry Requirements

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.

Qualification Obtained

T Level Technical Qualification in Digital Business Services

Essential Skills – English and Maths

If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

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

Expert Tutors

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.

Tuition Fees

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.

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

FDAP
Apprenticeships
European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
Matrix
Ofsted
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