Level 3

Digital Business Services

Duration

2 years

Location

Rush Green Campus

Starting

Sept 2022

Audience

16-18

If you're keen to start a career in IT, specifically in areas such as IT solutions or data analysis, this course is for you.

You'll learn about the impact of digital technologies on business and the economy, how they're designed and used, and the complexities of the moral, ethical and legal implications.

As with any T level course, you'll also spend 9 weeks minimum working with an employer on an industry placement.

Through this course, you'll develop an understanding of:

  • 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

You'll also develop the knowledge and skills of a data technician:

  • sourcing, organising and formatting data for analysis
  • blending data from multiple sources
  • analysing data to support business outcomes
  • interpreting data and communicating the results
  • discovering, evaluation in applying sources of knowledge

This course will be assessed through a mix of practical tasks to demonstrate understanding, and written assignments and reports.

You'll need to have GCSE English Language and Maths at grade 4 or above; and at least three other GCSE qualifications at grade 4 or above OR equivalent vocational qualification in a related discipline at level 2 with a minimum Merit grade.

You'll learn from subject experts in our industry leading East London Institute of Technology at our Rush Green campus.

This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in IT, specifically in areas such as IT solutions or data analysis. Students can progress into roles such as Data Analyst Statistician or Market Research Data Analyst.

You could also use this T Level to progress to a related higher-level apprenticeship or course of study at a higher level.

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Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.