Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.
The core element of a T Level in Digital Support and Services will develop your knowledge in a range of topics such as:
- How digital technologies impact business and market environment
- 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
- Privacy and confidentiality of personal data
- Technical, physical and human aspects of internet security
- Planning digital projects
- Testing software, hardware and data
- Digital tools for project management and collaboration
- Roles within the digital support services sector
- Communication in digital support services
- Fault analysis and problem resolution
- Digital infrastructure
- Network cabling
- Digital support
- Cyber security
It’;s a cutting-edge subject, so you’;ll also learn about the potential security risks organisations face and how to analyse problems and identify solutions through computer programs.
You’;ll then choose a specialism designed to support your interests, so you can get deeper into your chosen subject and build up the skills you need for your future job.
Then you’;ll be able to put everything you learn into practice, with a substantial industry placement of around 45 days.
This gives you 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.
You will need 5 GCSEs grade 4 or above, including English Language and Mathematics. You will also need to be successful at interview.
During the two-year programme, students will learn core knowledge and they will also develop occupationally specific skills that will allow them to enter skilled employment within a specific occupation. The T Level programme has been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so the content will meet the needs of industry and prepare students for work providing the knowledge and experience needed. Upon successful completion, progression is to highly skilled employment, an Apprenticeship or higher level study, including university.
T Levels are new courses that follow GCSEs and are equivalent to 3 A Levels.
They’;ve been co-created by the industry you want to be a part of, so you can gain the knowledge and skills you need to
leap ahead of the crowd and into your desired career.
You will be assessed through coursework, exams and monitoring of your industry placement.
The classroom-based element of the T Level and will see students learning from a curriculum that has been shaped by industry experts. During the two-year programme, students will learn core knowledge and they will also develop occupationally specific skills that will allow them to enter skilled employment within a specific occupation.
*FREE* Online short courses
The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.
How to apply
Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.
HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS
Set Up Your Account
You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.
Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.
Application Review Meeting
Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.
Accept Your Place
Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.
Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.