Faculty of Digital Technologies
Attendance Options: Full Time
Level 3 T Level Technical Qualification in Digital: Digital Infrastructure T Level
Want to work as a digital technical specialist in a large organisation, E Commerce or help businesses with their data, digital marketing or web analytics? Enrol on this NEW generation of Gold Standard qualifications that offer an attractive technical alternative to studying 3 different A Levels.
Rapid developments in technology have brought with them a range of digital jobs, meaning that there are lots of opportunities to climb the career ladder and work for some great companies along the way. Developed by the Institute of Apprenticeships; employers such as Fujitsu, Accenture and Lloyds Banking Group; and the Department for Education, this T Level is aimed to get you work ready for a career in digital.
This two-year course offers you the chance to become ready for employment or further study, and the chance to develop the knowledge, concepts and theories related to specific job roles such as Network engineer, Infrastructure engineer, Data center administrator and System admin. It includes:
You will learn through a number of core and occupational specialist units related to digital business service topics.
You will learn how to use technology to interpret data, in order to maximise business productivity and profit, or to analyse data to communicate to audiences - taught through practical project work, classroom workshops and an industry placement with a digital company of at least 45 days.
This combination of learning ensures that you have a rich technical knowledge and accelerates your ability to apply your learning in the workplace becoming part of a team of digital experts. Within your course, you'll attend masterclasses and industry experts visits to businesses, and be guided by your own industry mentor.
Assessment of your knowledge skills and understanding will be through an externally set exam (2 papers) and an employer set project that covers the core units, and a project which will include:
Collaborative learning means you'll work with your peers to problem solve, design, implement and test software in our purpose built labs, Agile workshop and classrooms.
Students who achieve this qualification could progress to the following, depending on their chosen occupational specialism:
• higher education
A Digital Infrastructure T Level can lead directly into employment in roles such as Server Technician and Network Analyst.
If you wish with to study at university, this T level attracts UCAS point scores equal to 3 A Levels.
Entry Level Courses :
Skills for Life & Work
No formal qualifications are required for this course, although evidence of personal progression from previous education establishments would be beneficial.
These courses are specifically designed for learners with a special educational need (SEND).
Skills & Employability
English & maths GCSE Grades G-U / 1 or English & maths Functional Skills Entry Level 3
Full Time ESOL
No formal qualification are required for this course, you will recieve an offer of a place subject to passing an assessment;
Full Time GCSE Re-sit Study Course
You will receive an offer of a place on the course subject to passing an assessment.
Full Time Level 1 Course
English & Maths GCSE Grades E-G/1- 2 or English & Maths Functional Skills Entry Level 3.
Full Time Level 2 Course
Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade D/3 including English and Maths or a vocational qualification Level 1 in the chosen subject, plus GCSE grade D/3 in both English and Maths.
English & Maths Functional Skills Level 1 will be accepted as an alternative to GCSEs.
Full time Level 3 Course
Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A-C/4-9 (including English and Maths) or a vocational qualification Level 2 in the chosen subject,
English & Maths Functional Skills Level 2 will be accepted as an alternative to GCSEs in some subject areas.
Minimum of 5 GCSE passes but English and Maths GCSE must be Grade 5 or above.
T levels in Science and Healthcare Science will also require a minimum of a grade 5 in a GCSE Science subject.
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If you are aged between 16 and 18 when you start your course and are taking a course leading to a qualification, the tuition and exam fees are free. However, there may be some additional costs for optional trips, recommended text books and professional start up kits. We have a bursary scheme to assist with these costs.
It is important that you come along and speak to one of our staff about your choice/s.
Once we receive your application, you will be invited in to speak to a tutor or a member of the Apprenticeship team to discuss your application.
This will provide you with the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the course/Apprenticeship and to see our facilities.