Digital T Level
[Get a free laptop upon enrolment]
Gain professional knowledge and skills
Become a Network Support Engineer
Experience digital industry
About the Course
Course Type: Level 3 Technical Level | Full Time
Qualification: T Level Digital Support | Network Cabling
Duration: 2 Years
Lessons: 16hr taught + 9hr online learning per week
Other: 45-50 day industry placement
Start Date: 01/09/2022
The Network Engineer route is intended for students who want to progress to a career in the Networking Engineering sector, with a focus on network installation and maintenance.
The purpose of the T Level in Digital: Digital Support Services is to ensure students have the knowledge and skills needed to progress into highly skilled employment, university or an Apprenticeship within the specialist area digital support, specialising in network infrastructure.
At the end of the course, students will be able to demonstrate threshold competence, which means that they have gained the core knowledge and skills related to digital support and network support and are well placed to develop full occupational competence with additional development and support once in employment in the digital sector.
Who can join?
What are the entry requirements?
What can I do after completing the course?
o Digital support technician:
▪ Digital applications technician
▪ Digital service technician
o Infrastructure technician
o IT solutions technician:
• Hardware solutions
How are students taught?
How do I apply?
Module 1 Content | Digital Support
Communication with technical and non-technical stakeholders
Working with stakeholders to meet requirements
Logical approach to solving problems
Critical Systems Management
Module 2 Content | Networking
Principles of network cabling
Tools and equipment used for network cabling
Networking Devices used for network cabling
Structured network cabling design
Components of a network design specification
Fibre Cable Principles
Copper Network cabling
Fibre Type Applications
Termination points and their applications
Standards for cabling
Damage Prevention in data systems
Design, analyse and interpret network cabling design specification
Install and configure network devices on a network
Cabling testing and testing tools
Health and Safety at work
Module 3 Content | Business Practice
Risks in a business context
Resilience of Environments
Module 4 Content | Occupational Skills
What is a T Level Placement?
As T Levels roll out, employers across England are partnering with local colleges and schools to do industry placements.
How will I be assessed?
What are the costs for equipment?
New Digital Building for 2022
Designed for the Digital Age
£1.2million new building
Designed and developed in collaboration with industry partners
Pioneer Seminar Suite
For up to 80 students with digital device support for laptops provided to our Digital T Level students, access to kitchen facilities for students and a new computing office.
Containing equipment for network cabling, switch and server maintenance
Ingenuity Software Development Lab
With top spec computers, our own servers and support for all major operating systems including Mac OS, Windows and Linux
Part of our Phase 2 Developments, the new building extends our facilities beyond anything else offered locally, to enable training of software developers and network engineers with up to date industry standard hardware and software. A professional environment to nurture a new generation of digital professionals.