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Address City College Norwich, Ipswich Road, Norwich, NR2 2LJ

01603 773311

T Level: Data Technician Level 3

  • 3

    Level
    Level 3

  • Duration
    2 years

  • Start Date
    September 2021

  • Venue
    Ipswich Road

  • Course Code
    A0535

Start Date

  • September 2021, Full Time

Summary

You will gain core knowledge in a variety of areas such as the value of digital to businesses, concepts and fundamentals of data, digital analysis (algorithms, abstraction, action, decomposition, pattern recognition), digital environments and fault analysis and problem resolution. You will also learn about legislation and data security to maintain
privacy and confidentiality of company, customer and colleague information, and careers.

You will go on to specialise in data technician and study aspects such as common sources of data, data foundations, usage and quality, data blending (i.e. query-based tools), the value of data to a business, solving a business problem using data, building datasets and testing, interpreting data and communicating the result, and legal ethical and professional principles. You will also gain an understanding the role of data and how it underpins digital interaction and connectedness.

As part of this course, you will complete a mandatory “on the job” industry placement (315hrs) with an employer to develop your practical and technical skills.

Why our college?

Industry standard facilities

At our college you will have access to industry-standard facilities and get to use top of the range equipment. On our campus you’ll find media suites, TV studios, design labs, workshops, hair & beauty salons, working kitchens and a live theatre.

Gain real experiences of work

All of our courses will provide you with outstanding experiences of work and prepare you for your future career. You will work with real employers and customers and build connections.

A unique student experience

This is what really sets us apart. At our college you will experience the freedom to be yourself. Being part of an active Students’ Union, having opportunities to travel and enjoying live entertainment are just a few of the amazing opportunities available to you.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 4/C or above including English at grade 4/C and Maths at grade 5/C or above. Alongside this, if you have taken GCSE Computer Science, you will need to have achieved grade 5/C or above.

Assessment

Assessment will take place through a combination of externally set exams, an employer-set project and endpoint synoptic assessment.

Progression

Successful completion of this course will allow you to progress onto a career in the IT and digital industry. You could enter employment or start an Apprenticeship. You can also progress on to university level courses.

Fees

If you are a UK or home fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course, tuition fees are free. If you are aged 19 and over please contact the Advice Shop.