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Qualification name T Level Digital - Digital Support Services
Qualification level 3
Course start date 11th September 2023
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.

5 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above, including English language, Maths and Science OR a vocational qualification at Level 2 at Merit and above in a relevant subject e.g. BTEC in Digital Information Technology with GCSE English language & Maths at 4/C or above.

View the key features of this course.

This T Level is made up of a number of components: a core component which covers the underpinning concepts and skills of the Digital sector, the occupational specialist component which focusses on the area of digital support and an industrial placement which is mandatory and must be at least 315 hours over the 2 years. Core Content: 1. Business Context 2. Culture 3. Data 4. Digital Analysis 5. Digital Environments 6. Diversity & Inclusion 7. Learning 8. Legislation 9. Planning 10. Security 11. Testing 12. Tools Digital Support Occupational Specialist 1: Apply procedures and controls to maintain the digital security of an organisation and its data 2: Install, configure and support software applications and operating systems 3: Discover, evaluate and apply reliable sources of knowledge

Understand how the course will be delivered.

This course will require around 20 hours per week in College plus an industrial placement of at least 1 day per week and additional independent study.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

You will be assessed by exams, an employer set project and synoptic assessment. Your progress will also be monitored through regular assessment and mock exams, progress reviews of Industry Placements and regular one to one review with the Course Team Leader and Progress Mentor.

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 Bletchley Campus
Address Sherwood Drive
Milton Keynes
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