Digital: Support Services, T Level
What will I do on this course?
Designed and developed in collaboration with employers, this programme is a mixture of classroom and work-based learning to give you the technical skills and workplace experience to kick-start your career into the digital arena. You will complete a core technical qualification and digital specialism, and an industry placement of at least 315 hours.
Technical areas of study could include software development project, digital business, data and digital analysis, digital environments, emerging technology
and security. You will then specialise in either digital infrastructure or digital support as part of this programme. As part of this study programme,
you will develop your maths and English skills, attend tutorials and an Individual Development (ID) session.
All aspects of your study programme will be discussed at your interview.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through a number of exams and project work throughout the programme. You will need to complete all elements to achieve the overall T Level.
What could I do after this course?
This T Level opens up 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, degree apprenticeships or directly to the workplace. This qualification is intended for those who wish to pursue a career in IT Support, Networks or Security.
5 GCSEs at grade 9-4 (including English and maths), or the Technical Progression Certificate in Computing and Digital (T Level Transition Programme).
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What our students say
Jackson Wood, Computing L3
"I have enjoyed being able to work in an environment that treats me like an independent human being while feeling supported all the while. This has really helped me develop myself and focus hard on the goals that I wish to achieve. It's been a huge benefit to my learning."
Former school: King Alfred's
Studied: Computing L3
What next? Studying a Bachelors in Cyber Security at Plymouth University.