What you'll Learn

The Level 3 Technical Certificate in Digital Technology will support you to develop a broad and comprehensive understanding of the IT digital environment covering seven compulsory topics, including:

  • Project management
  • Information security
  • Networking fundamentals
  • Digital business communication
  • Software development fundamentals
  • Collection and analysis of data
  • Enterprise technologies

Ideal If

This qualification is for anyone aged 16-19 and can only be completed as part of your sixth form studies. If you want to develop your knowledge and skills in digital technology as well as applying these to practical situations.

What to expect

You will learn at our training centre within a realistic working environment. You will have access to different types of devices such as laptops, desktops and tablets. Your understanding of theory will be tested by the completion of online tests. Your tutor will give you support throughout the qualification. You will receive a login to an on-line portfolio account, which can be accessed from any Wifi or 3/4G point. A work placement may be required 1 day per week to develop your knowledge and understanding and gain work based experience.

What next

This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to progress onto a higher qualification within the IT industry, you can gain employment or an Apprenticeship in a junior IT role such as:

  • Trainee network administrator
  • Trainee systems administrator