Level 2 Digital T-Level Transition programme

Qualification Level 2 Digital T-Level Transition programme
Subject Area Information Technology
Age Group(s) 16-18 year olds

Course Content

Think you might like to do a T Level, but need more time to get ready? The T Level Transition Programme will help you develop your skills and prepare you for the next level. It’s a one-year post-GCSE course designed to get you T Level ready. It will give you relevant knowledge, practical and study skills, work experience and support tailored to you and your chosen T Level subject area.

The Digital T Level Transition Programme Level 2 is a transition programme for Level 2 learners who aspire to progress onto a T Level and work in the Software Production or Digital Industries.

Its purpose is to help learners develop a broad range of knowledge, skills and behaviours that will help them to progress onto and succeed on the Digital Production, Design & Development T-Level

You can expect to:

  • gain technical knowledge and practical skills relevant to your chosen T Level subject
  • get ready for your T Level with industry work experience and preparation
  • develop industry-relevant English and maths skills, and digital skills
  •  benefit from focused individual support and personal development
  • plan the right next step for you – and get the skills to succeed when you get there

Entry Requirements

  • 4 GCSEs/international GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English, Maths, ICT, and/or*
  • Vocational Tech Award qualification(s) at Level 1 at Pass and above in a relevant subject, e.g. BTEC Tech Award in ICT.

*If a Grade 4 in maths and English has not been achieved, you will be learning this alongside your Transition Programme with the expectation to have achieved this by the time you progress onto the T Level.

Students may demonstrate the ability to succeed in various ways. For example, they may have relevant work experience or specific aptitude shown through diagnostic tests or non-educational experience.


Achieving this Technical Qualification will provide progression to T level in Digital production, design and development. T Levels are new technical qualifications that will take your future to the next level. T Levels are full-time 2-year courses that provide you with the perfect balance of classroom learning and real-world experience. A T Level is a nationally recognised qualification that is equivalent to 3 A Levels.

Course Outcomes

The T Level Transition Programme will help you develop knowledge, skills and behaviours across five key areas to prepare you for your chosen T Level subject area.

  1. English, maths and digital skills
  2. Industry-relevant technical knowledge and skills
  3. Knowledge and skills for the workplace
  4. Positive attitude and behaviours
  5. Skills for successful study


Exam Board: Pearson

You will be assessed using a range of methods including:

  • Observation
  • Assignments
  • Work placement/journal
  • Projects
  • Witness testimony
  • Personal statements




There are no specific resource requirements for this qualification.

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