The objective of the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for a career in a range of organisations. It is designed to ensure that each learner is â€˜business readyâ€™: a confident, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of Information Technology, and equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change. The qualification is ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private or public sector business. Successful completion of the Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology will provide learners with the opportunity to progress to further study or employment to further study or employment.
For entry onto the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology qualification, learners must possess: Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 Diploma or equivalent, learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course, English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page.
The OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits. Unit Ref. No. A/617/2265 Programming Foundations Credit: 20, GLH: 80, TQT: 200 F/617/2266 Systems Analysis and Design Credit: 20, GLH: 80, TQT: 200 J/617/2267 Web and Multimedia Applications Credit: 20, GLH: 80, TQT: 200 L/617/2268 Computer and Network Technology Credit: 20, GLH: 80, TQT: 200 R/617/2269 Software Development Credit: 20, GLH: 80, TQT: 200 J/617/2270 Managing Business Information Credit: 20, GLH: 80, TQT: 200
Successful completion of Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into the second year of a three-year UK Bachelorâ€™s degree. For more information visit University Progressions page.