Level 3

04 Sep 2024
2 Years
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Digital: Production Design and Development, T Level

Digital Production Design and Development is an exciting and rapidly changing field that involves creating digital content. With technology advancing quickly, there is a growing demand for professionals who can design and develop engaging digital experiences. Whether it's making beautiful websites, creating virtual reality experiences, or developing interactive mobile apps, these professionals shape the digital world. The T level programme in Digital Production Design and Development provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in this industry. This programme is designed in collaboration with leading employers and combines classroom learning with practical experience. Acquiring technical skills and industry experience will prepare you for a successful career in digital production. You can also join the Esports academy and compete nationally in gaming while representing the College.

T Levels are designed to provide a technical alternative to A Levels and are developed in collaboration with employers, ensuring that courses meet industry demands and equip students with the precise skills valued by employers in specific sectors. These two-year courses are equivalent to three A Levels, illustrating the depth of learning involved. One of the distinguishing features of T Levels is the minimum 45-day industry placement, allowing students to gain practical experience and develop essential employability skills. With their unique blend of classroom learning and on-the-job experience, T Levels offer students a clear pathway to rewarding careers in their chosen fields.

We are one of the top colleges in the UK for computing and digital technologies courses. You will learn from experienced lecturers who will equip you with the knowledge and expertise required for success in the workplace. Our college boasts state-of-the-art facilities to ensure that you have access to the latest industry tools and technologies. When you study with us, you’ll become part of our Digital Career Excellence Hub, which means you’ll enjoy a host of career-boosting benefits and unrivalled access to potential employers. You will benefit from work experience opportunities, employer visits, guest lectures from sector experts and courses designed in collaboration with leading organisations to meet industry demands. You'll gain invaluable insight into the IT sector and create numerous networking opportunities. By the time you complete your training, you'll be fully prepared for your future career, armed with the skills and knowledge that employers value.

WHAT DOES THIS COURSE INVOLVE

You will complete a core technical qualification with a digital specialism, and an industry placement of at least 315 hours.

Within year two of the course, you will work towards the occupational specialist content which will culminate in the development of an externally set project. This will cover the following technical skills required as part of digital production and design, including:

  • Designing a software solution to meet a clients’ need.

  • Implementing a solution using multiple languages.

  • Applying testing methodologies to the solution.

  • Gathering and evaluating feedback obtained on product to inform future developments.

As part of this study programme, you will develop your Maths and English skills, and attend tutorials and Individual Development (ID). All aspects of your study programme will be discussed at your interview.

ASSESSMENT METHOD

You will be assessed through exams and project work throughout the programme. You will need to complete all elements to achieve the overall T Level.

FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES

This T Level opens many opportunities while your industry placement highlights your commitment to the digital industry. You will have opportunities to progress to university degrees, such as Applied Computing at University Centre Weston (UCW), degree apprenticeships or directly to the workplace.

The course is a perfect starting point for progressing into roles such as: web developer or designer, software developer, computer games tester or developer, E-Learning developer, or user experience designer.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

5 GCSEs at grade 9-4 or the Technical Progression Certificate in Computing.

WHAT DO I DO NEXT?

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