Did You Know?
Sky Bet, NHS Digital, and Channel 4 have all moved to Leeds, creating thousands of digital-related jobs in the local area.
Two Year Course - Equivalent To Three A-Levels
"The Digital T Level has set me on the path to achieving my aspiration to work in the digital industry. My industry placement will teach me skills you can’t learn in a classroom environment and will fast-track me into a digital career. The T Level course was definitely the right choice for me and my future". - Thomas Corbett, upper sixth student
What do I need to study a T-Level?
You will need five GCSEs at grade 5 including GCSE English Language and Maths.
What are T Levels?
Notre Dame has been selected as one of the first providers of the new T Level qualifications starting from September 2020. The introduction of T Levels will see a state-of-the-art, purpose built ‘digital hub’ at Notre Dame. It will feature industry standard technology enabling us to provide a world class educational opportunity for students who are passionate about the digital world.
T Levels will follow GCSEs and will be equivalent to 3 A Levels. These 2-year courses have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares students for work.
From September 2020, we will be introducing the T Level in Digital: Digital Production, Design and Development followed by a T Level in health and science from September 2021 for students wishing to pursue a career in the health and science sector.
What will I study?
First year: Paper 1: Coding, Problem Solving, Emerging Technology, Legislation, Paper 2: Business, Data, Environments, Security, Employer Set Project: Planning, Debugging, Designing, Coding, Professional Studies: Games, Media, Soft Skills
Second year: Systems Analysis & Design, Coding (multiple languages), Evaluating systems, Industry placement.
T Levels will provide the knowledge and experience needed to open the door to skilled employment. Achieving this qualification will give you an advantage when applying for a job in software production and design in the digital industry or when progressing to further study. T Levels will prepare you to progress onto further technical training, such as a higher apprenticeship or degree.