Digital Production TLevel

Start Date
Course Course
IT & Computing
City Campus

About this Course

You will develop knowledge and understanding in a broad range of topics such as programming, coding, the use of data and different platforms of delivery. This is a fast moving and cutting-edge subject, where you’ll learn how to analyse problems and identify solutions through computer programs.

Key Units

Designed with employers to give you the industry skills you need in order to start your career within the digital industry, you will cover a whole range of digital-related topics. By studying this qualification, students will develop an understanding of:

  • How digital technologies impact business
  • 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 and 3D printing
  • Testing software, hardware and data
  • Digital tools for project management and collaboration

In addition to the core content, each student will also develop skills in digital production, design and development. The content will include:

  • Analysing a problem to define requirements and acceptance criteria aligned to user needs
  • Designing, implementing, and testing software and creating solutions
  • Changing, maintaining and supporting software
  • Planning digital projects

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above, including English and Maths.

Interested in doing a T Level, but worried you haven't got the entry requirements, or feel that you might need more time to get ready for one? We offer a T Level Foundation Year which is a one-year, post-GCSE programme designed to get you T Level ready. It will give you technical knowledge, practical and study skills, English and Maths, work experience and support tailored to you and your chosen T Level and future career path. Apply for the T Level today and a member of our team will be in touch to discuss your options.


Externally assessed exams and project and practical assessments.

Where does this Lead

Students who successfully complete this qualification will be able to progress into employment, university level study or higher level Apprenticeships.

This includes our own university level offer at UC Sheffield. Click here to find out more.

Future Opportunities

After studying this T Level, students could achieve careers such as: 

  • Web Designer
  • Computer Game Developer
  • Software Development Technician
  • User Experience Designer

Tell Me More

Students will engage in high quality industry placements which enable them to apply their learning to real life situations. These placements will provide learners with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours required for skilled employment in the digital sector.

To achieve the overall T Level qualification, students will be supported by an expert team of both college and industry professionals to complete a minimum of 315 hours in placement.

Students will train in our state-of-the-art computing labs, equipped with the latest software and computer programmes.

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