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Starts: 01/09/2021

Duration: 2 Year(s)

Where: Harrow on the Hill Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00

Entry Requirements

The T level is available for students aged 16-18 (on the 1st September 2021) or if you have an ECHP be aged 16-22. We are looking for students with at least 5 GCSEs including English and Maths and an interest in working within the Digital field, especially within a data analysis. No specific technical skills are required.

Who is the course for

Students who have completed GCSE’s and are looking for the next step specialising in IT and Business. This course prepares students for work within a business in their IT department by teaching practical and theoretical skills throughout the two years of the course. At the end, students will complete a 315-hour industry placement within a IT department and be able to apply their academic skills to a real world setting.

Course Content

The core content will cover: Business context, Culture, Data, Digital analysis, Digital environments, Diversity and inclusion, Learning, Legislation, Planning, Security, Testing and Tools. Occupational Specialism Outcomes (Data technician):

  • Source, organise and format data securely in a relevant way for analysis

  • Blend data from multiple sources

  • Analyse structured and unstructured data to support business outcomes

  • Interpret data and communicate a result appropriate to the audience

  • Can apply legal, ethical and professional principles when manipulating data

  • Discover, evaluate and apply reliable sources of knowledge

Study Methods

Students will prepare for core exams and projects in their first year and cover core digital and business principle. The second year will be more practical and apply this knowledge in the classroom and in the work place.

How is the course assessed

The course will be marked throughout both years through a mixture of exams, projects and assignments.

At the end of the first year there will then be two exams, testing the students’ knowledge and learning.

Where next - Further Studies

You can start working as a data technician, and some students are expected to gain employment from their placements. Others may start a degree (the T-Level is worth up to 168 UCAS points - but please check with your chosen University that they accept the T Level)) or an apprenticeship.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Data analyst technician Digital Solutions technician Digital content administrator Data analyst Information Systems Business Analyst

More Information

Visit https://www.tlevels.gov.uk/students/subjects/digital-business-services

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Starts: 01/09/2021

Duration: 2 Year(s)

Where: Harrow on the Hill Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00