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Level 3

Computer Science & Software Engineering (T Level | Digital – Production, Design & Development | Level 3)


Software is all around us. Not only in our computers, phones and games consoles, but in our cars and aeroplanes and, controlling our power grids and national defence. With the Internet of Things connecting all electronic devices everywhere, the importance of software can only increase.

This course will prepare you for an exciting career in software development.

Coding is an important part of the course, but you will also learn the other essential skills for software engineering such as:

  • Working with clients to determine what they need
  • Designing system that are “user friendly” for all users
  • Ensuring that software is reliable and secure
  • Working in a group on a project
  • Documenting your work so that it can be maintained in future years

In the first year, your will also learn about hardware, data communications and business, because these are areas a developer must understand.

Like all T-levels the course was designed by experts from industry and government. A crucial part of the course is an Industry Placement in which you will work in a software development company.

This course is an excellent springboard to employment, an advanced apprenticeship or a university degree in Computer Science.


You will require 5 GCSEs at Grade 4 to include English and Maths.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.


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