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Data Technician (Digital Business Services) - Level 3

Start Date: 2nd September 2024

Newcastle College Computing 3
  • Length 2 years
  • Study Full-Time
  • Location Rye Hill Campus

Qualification Gained

NFCE Level 3 T-Level in Digital Business Services - Data Technician

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More about the course

Have you thought about studying in one of the most exciting and emerging sectors of the moment? Thinking about a career in digital or data? If you want to get industry experience and work alongside great employers, all whilst studying on campus, this T-Level in Digital Business Services could be for you.

As a student on this two-year full-time course, you will gain all the skills you need to be a data technician, learning in our fantastic facilities from our industry-experienced tutors. On this exciting new course, you will study a range of topics including digital analysis, planning, legislation and security, as well as focusing on specialisms such as interpreting data and legal, ethical and professional principles.

You will also undertake an employer industry placement for a minimum of 45 days throughout your course, giving you the opportunity to put your new skills into practice and experience life in the workplace.

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Daily tasks:

  • Ensures that new technologies are researched and evaluated in the light of the organisation.
  • Prioritises and schedules major IT/telecommunications projects.
  • Considers the required IT/telecommunications staffing levels, oversees recruitment and appointment of staff and directs training policy.
  • Develops the periodic business plan and operational budget for IT/telecommunications to deliver agreed service levels.
  • Directs the implementation within the organisation of IT/telecommunications strategy, infrastructure, procurement, procedures and standards.
  • Develops in consultation with other senior management the IT/telecommunications strategy of the organisation.

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Daily tasks:

  • Writes operational documentation and provides subsequent support and training for users.
  • Plans and maintains database structures.
  • Implements and evaluates the software.
  • Writes code for specialist programming for computer games, (for example, artificial intelligence, 3D engine development).
  • Tests and corrects software programs.
  • Develops user interfaces.
  • Writes and codes individual programs according to specifications.
  • Undertakes feasibility study to design software solutions.
  • Examines existing software and determines requirements for new/modified systems in the light of business needs.

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Daily tasks:

  • Activates the 'live' website.
  • Tests website interaction and performance prior to going 'live'.
  • Writes and publishes content for the website.
  • Establishes methods to ensure appropriate website security and recovery.
  • Designs and develops web interfaces for relational database systems.
  • Develops the website and applications.
  • Designs web pages including graphics, animation and functionality to maximise visual effectiveness and facilitate appropriate access.
  • Presents design options to the client.
  • Liaises with internal/external client in order to define the requirements for the website.

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