This course is equivalent to 3 A Levels, blending industry placements with college-based learning. The unique approach to T Level courses ensures you gain access to quality teaching and an incredible amount of real life experience.

On this T Level course you will develop an understanding of:

  • how digital technologies impact business
  • 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
  • emerging technical trends, such as Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality (AR), Blockchain, 3D printing
  • 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

You will develop the skills to:

  • analyse a problem, understand user needs, define requirements and set acceptance criteria
  • design, implement and test software
  • change, maintain and support software
  • work collaboratively in a digital team
  • discover, evaluate and apply reliable sources of knowledge
  • work within legal and regulatory frameworks when developing software

This course is a T Level. To find out more about the T Level programmes at Ashton, click here.

Students who study a T Level in Digital design, production and development, gain excellent experiences on placement, supported by in classroom learning. 

This course would suit students who want to progress on to a  career in software, production and design. Roles could include web developer, web designer, IT business analyst, software developer, digital marketer and more.

Students can also progress on to a related higher-level apprenticeship or degree course.

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