The core element of a level 3 T Level in Digital Production, Design and Development will allow you to develop your knowledge and understanding in a broad range of topics such as programming, coding, the use of data and the different platforms of delivery in the digital industry. It’s a fast moving and cutting-edge subject and 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 onto study the subject in more detail through the occupational specialism. This is where you can get deeper into specific aspects of the subject, developing and practising the skills needed for an occupation
5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and Maths
Based at our Weybridge Campus, you will have access to industry standard labs, equipment and classrooms and will be taught by our industry qualified and experienced teaching team.
threshold competence in the digital industry. It is assessed by two externally set Core examinations and an Employer Set Project.
Paper 1: Digital Analysis, Legislation and Emerging Issues
Paper 2: The Business Environment
Year 1 Core Component
This component covers the underpinning knowledge, concepts and skills that support
Year 2 Occupational Specialist Component
Students undertaking the Technical Qualification in Digital Production, Design and Development have a set occupational specialism for the second year of study. This component will be assessed by a skills-related project that synoptically assesses the Performance Outcome skills and associated underpinning knowledge.
Software development lifecycle
Performing user analysis
Estimating costs of digital products
Developing and testing products
Deploying and implementing digital products
Maintenance and updates
Key features of Agile, Waterfall and Lean
Investigating AI, VI and IOT
Students are required to take part in a substantial industry placement that runs for a minimum of 315 hours (45 days) overall and will give students practical insights into their sector and an opportunity to embed the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom.
Students who complete a T Level Technical Qualification in Digital Production, Design and Development will be able to choose between moving into a skilled occupation or further study; for example, a higher or degree level Apprenticeship, or higher-level technical study, including higher education.
Duration: 2 years
Mode – full-time