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Qualification name T Level Digital - Digital Support Services
Qualification level 3
Course start date 9th September 2024
Duration 2 Years
Learning method Classroom based
Course type T Levels
Cost description T Levels are currently only available to 16-19 year olds. Contact us for details of other suitable courses.

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This T Level is suitable for anyone wanting a career in digital infrastructure and support. The T Level is a 2 year programme and will include a 9 week (minimum) industry placement and a Technical Qualification, where you will also choose your specialist occupation.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

Level 2 qualification at merit grade or higher or transition qualification or four GCSEs at Grade 4/C, including English and maths.

View the key features of this course.

You will develop a general understanding of digital services, including: How digital technologies impact business and market environment The 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 The privacy and confidentiality of personal data The technical, physical and human aspects of internet security Planning digital projects Testing software, hardware and data Digital tools for project management and collaboration In addition to the core content, each student will also complete at least one module of occupation-specific content: Digital infrastructure Network cabling Unified communications Digital support

Understand how the course will be delivered.

Your learning will combine classroom theory and practical learning and include 9 weeks (minimum) of industry placement. The placement will provide you with real experience of the workplace.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Your core knowledge and skills will be assessed through exams and an employer-set project. You'll work with your tutor to decide when you're ready to be assessed on the core. Assessment of occupational specialist knowledge and skills will vary depending on the occupation. It may involve tests, practical assignments and projects. Your occupational specialist knowledge and skills will be assessed in the second year.

Look at the further opportunities available.

Career options might include becoming an infrastructure technician or a role in IT support. Speak to your careers adviser to find out more. You can also use this T Level to progress to a related higher-level apprenticeship or course of study at a higher level, including a university degree.

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Name Centre for Digital Technologies – Basildon
Address College Way
Basildon
Essex
SS14 1GP
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