The Digital Foundation T Level programme has been specifically designed to develop skills, experience, knowledge and behaviours to support progression on to a T Level. This is a very practical, hands-on course integrating new and emerging technologies and offers a high quality vocational and applied curriculum that is broad and engaging. There will be an option to study specialist units such as Creating Digital Graphics and Computer Networks. This qualification will provide you with a Level 2 certificate. T Levels offer a unique way of learning, combining valuable industry experience with classroom study.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

T Levels, BTEC Level 3 Cyber, Web and Games or Everything Digital and IT L3

What jobs can I get? 

IT Helpdesk Support, Hardware/Software installation support, Junior Software Developer and Junior Programmer.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

Students will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs Grades 9-3 (Formerly Grades A*-D) including English and Maths, but with a Grade 4 (Formerly Grade D) or higher in either English or Maths, preferably a GCSE in Computer Science or IT equivalent

What about work experience? 

Students will complete work experience to equip them with the skills and confidence needed in employment.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
BP00702 03/09/2024 £120.00 N/A N/A

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Course content

Course Content 

What will you learn?

Throughout the course you will:

  • Study the Online World
  • Create a Digital Portfolio
  • Have the opportunity to create Digital Graphics
  • Potentially study Mobile Apps Development
  • Complete IT Work experience

More info

Start Day/Time 

This course will start from September 2024.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Certificate

Awarding Body 

BTEC

Curriculum Area 

Creative and Digital Industries - Digital & Computing

More about the course 

It prepares students to progress and be successful on a T level and will build knowledge and skills in English and Maths.  It will further inspire and enthuse students to consider a career in the Digital and Computing sector. You’ll be based in central Bournemouth.  This is a very practical, hands-on programme integrating new and emerging technologies.

Stakeholder Recognition statement:

Cisco – “The qualification when achieved at Level 2 will support learners to progress to employment or within employment in a range of job roles across industry.” “These qualifications provide an appropriate level of knowledge and skills, meeting the needs of the business and the individual, ensuring employees are appropriately skilled for the job and able to deliver to the standard that the sector expects.” – Ian Foddering – CTO and Technical Director – Cisco

Academic Year 

2024/25

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Certificate

Awarding Body 

BTEC