Are you interested in studying for one of the new Level 3 T Levels in Digital Production, Design and Development or in Digital Support - but not quite sure you are ready?
Do you learn better in a predominantly classroom/workshop-based environment?
The aim of the T Level Transition Foundation programme is to prepare you to progress to and succeed on your chosen T Level route.
You need four GCSEs at grade 4/C or above, to include either Maths or English.
Providing you meet all the other entry requirements, if you have achieved a grade 3 in either GCSE Maths or English, you will have the option to re-sit as part of your study programme.
Diagnostic period: Taster sessions for the Digital T Level route(s)
English and Maths: Dependent on GCSE grades achieved
Work experience and work-related learning: You will develop the skills, behaviours, attitude and confidence that you will need for the Level 3 T Level.
Introductory technical skills: You will develop introductory technical skills in relation to the Digital Production, Design and Development T Level core components. These will be based on the following digital-related topics:
You will be assessed through:
This programme is specifically designed to help you progress to the T Level Digital Production, Design and Development or Digital Support at Level 3.
Working for prestigious knitwear brand John Smedley has brought marketing apprentice Sam Lavelle lots of exciting opportunities – not least meeting the Prime Minister at London Fashion Week. Sam, who is taking digital marketing qualifications via Derby College as part of his apprenticeship, was among a number of UK fashion apprentices who spoke with Theresa May during the event.
The Prime Minister was there to champion the UK's fashion industry – and highlight the vital contribution apprenticeships make in ensuring the sector remains a global leader.Sam, who has been with John Smedley since April, is delighted to have the chance to work alongside highly experienced and knowledgeable people on a daily basis. He is also enjoying working towards an OCR in IT through Derby College which will further his digital marketing skills. Sam said:
It's great. My tutors are supportive and I'm assessed in the workplace so I don't have to go into college. A lot of my learning is done online, which is also very convenient, and my assessors are flexible with meetings.
"Digital marketing is a big part of my role at John Smedley and I'm heavily involved in producing social media and other written website content for the company's central hub.