Digital Business Services - T Level
Course Code: IF1FE28
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.
- 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
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.