This course is designed to give learners the skills and knowledge needed to progress into highly skilled employment, an Apprenticeship or higher-level study, including university, within the specialist area of software design and development. Learners will benefit from a substantial work placement, where they will further develop skills and key competencies required to work within industry and learn the skills employers value most.
To study towards a T-Level at St John Rigby College you will need to have achieved a minimum of five Grade 5s at GCSE. This must include both Mathematics (5) and English Language (5).
There will be a several externally assessments which take place over the duration of the course.
Maths and English are also key competencies which will be assessed throughout the course.
Skilled occupation or further study; for example, a higher or degree level Apprenticeship, or higher-level technical study, including higher education.
If you’re not quite ready to start on a Level 3 Technical course (T Levels) or a Vocational Level 3 course (BTEC) but want to begin on the path to your chosen career, the Transition Programme could be for you.
Transition Programmes are tailored to prepare students to move onto Technical or Vocational Level 3 study. They will give you the opportunity to improve your English and Maths, your work readiness skills and introduce you to the technical skills and concepts that you will need for future study and employment.
As part of the Transition Programme you will study a BTEC Level 2 Award in your chosen subject area as well as the BTEC Level 2 Extended Award in Work Skills. You will also have the opportunity to resit GCSE English and/or Maths if you have not yet achieved a grade 4.
Entry criteria for Transition Programmes is four grade 3s including grade 3s in English Language and Maths GCSE.