Computing and IT

Digital Support Services (T-Level), Level 3

Course overview

The digital industry is a major source of employment in the UK, with 1.46 million people working in digital companies and around 45,000 digital jobs advertised at any one time. Digital skills span all industries; almost all jobs in the UK today require employees to have a good level of digital literacy.

This qualification has been developed in consultation with employers in the digital industry to ensure you learn the skills and behaviours that will give you the best opportunity to be successful when applying for work, particularly as a software developer.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs A*-C (9-4) including English and maths. Entry will be subject to a satisfactory reference and interview.

If applicants don’t meet the outlined entry requirements, we also off a level 2 course that can be completed alongside English Language and/or maths to allow possible progression on to a T level.

Course Modules

Business Context
Impact of Digital Technologies
IT Security and Legislation
IT Infrastructure
Software and Hardware Configuration

What can I do next

Following completion of the Digital Support Services (T-Level), Level 3, you may wish to progress onto higher education in the form of a HNC, HND or degree at University. Alternatively, you may also wish to progress onto an apprenticeship or straight into employment.

Possible future careers following this course include (but are not limited to):
- IT Technician
- IT Helpdesk
- Analyst
- Network Support Engineer
- Software Developer
- Mobile App Developer
- Controls Engineer
- Security Consultant
- UX Designer
- Programme Developer