Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Information Technology

240 Credit Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Information Technology
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Qualifi
Delivery
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LIBT
Duration
12 Months
Start Date
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Awarding Body
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Duration
12 Months
Qualification ID
Start Date
Study Mode
Blended
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The QUALIFI Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Information Technology course is made up of 12 modules and 12 written assignments. On completion of the modules, students will be given access to the assignments. The assignments are approximately 2,000 words each.

If you have the desire to turn your passion for computers into a career, the Information Technology Diploma offered by LIBT is definitely a course you should consider. The Level 4 modules and assignments of this course are equivalent to the first year of a University Degree and the Level 5 modules and assignments are equivalent to the second year of a University Degree. Our online Level 4/5 Information Technology Diploma course is a 240-credit course, it includes 12 modules and 12 written assignments.

The rationale for the Level 4 qualification is that it provides a career path for learners who wish to develop a broad base of knowledge and skills that will enable them to work in a variety of roles in the information technology (IT) industry, notably in programming, website design or PC maintenance. The technical skills and knowledge delivered through the successful achievement of the qualification are required and recognised internationally.

The rationale for the Level 5 qualification is that it provides a career path for learners who wish to develop a broad base of knowledge and skills that will enable them to work in a variety of roles in the IT industry, notably in .NET programming, system administration and network security. Learners will also learn about entrepreneurship in a techno environment. The qualification is flexible in that it offers elective choices of networking, web design or e-commerce – the latter being much in demand in modern business.

The course is designed to equip you with the skills you need to Top Up to a full Undergraduate Degree and go on to become an IT professional. While completing the course, students will have access to a variety of support services, including Tutor Support and Webinars, a Community Learning Forum, and additional materials to help in the completion of their Diploma course.

Accredited by Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

LIBT Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Leadership and Management is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), which means you can apply for Chartered Manager through Fast-track status on completion of your studies. The students will also receive a CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership Practise.

Course Content
Level 4 Modules

IT401 - Information Technology and IT Ethics (20 credits)

This unit aims to develop learners’ knowledge and use of information technology including the use of standard office applications to prepare documents and presentations.

IT402 - Mathematics and Statistics for IT (20 credits)

This unit aims to provide an opportunity to learn mathematics and statistics and equip learners with the mathematical skills to analyse and solve problems that will enable them to work within the field of IT.

IT403 - PC Maintenance and Operating Systems (20 credits)

This unit aims to provide knowledge of personal computer hardware. Successful completion of this unit will enable learners to install a computer system unit and operating system and conduct troubleshooting.

IT404 - Computer Graphics Editing and Database Concepts (20 credits)

This unit aims to explain the concepts of photo editing. This will enable learners to insert photos into documents such as user manuals and the IT structure of an organization.

IT405 - Web Programming (20 credits)

This unit aims to provide learners with skills in website design and development. This includes techniques for writing web pages with Hypertext Markup (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

IT406 - Graphical User Interface (GUI) (20 credits)

This unit aims to provide learners with Graphical User Interface (GUI) programming skills. This includes objects, methods and instance variables, problem solving concepts, programming languages and GUI programming.

Level 5 Modules

IT501 - Technopreneurship (20 credits)

This unit aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to establish a new techno business. It includes understanding the characteristics of entrepreneurs, planning, marketing and finance.

IT502 - Network Security (20 credits)

This unit aims to provide learners with knowledge of network security issues in a networked environment and the process of preventing and detection common security incidents.

IT503 - C#.NET Programming (20 credits)

This unit aims to provide learners with the basic concepts and principles of ASP.NET programming using C#.

IT504 - System Administration (20 credits)

This unit aims to provide the knowledge needed to administer a system in Linux and Windows.

IT505 - Content Management Systems (20 credits)

This unit aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to use content management systems (CMS) as a tool for the creation of digital content.

IT506 - Business to Consumer (B2C) E-commerce (20 credits)

This unit aims to provide learners with knowledge of business to consumer e-commerce.

Learning Outcomes
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Entry Requirements

Entry to Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology

  • Learners who have demonstrated some ability and possess qualifications at Level 3 or high school equivalent award
  • Should be at least 18 years old.

Entry to Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology

  • Completion of Level 4.
How will I be assessed?

Assessment is through coursework.

Course Duration

Standard duration of the Level 4 & 5 programme is 12 months. The student is required to submit 12 assignments to complete both Level 4 and 5.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning is the recognition of non-certified learning towards a full unit or a qualification. You are able to gain credits using your previous regulated or unregulated qualifications or work experience. You can submit your CV for an evaluation of the RPL eligibility here.

Recognition of Prior Learning is the recognition of non-certified learning towards a full unit or a qualification. You are able to gain credits using your previous regulated or unregulated qualifications or work experience. You can submit your CV and supporting documents for an evaluation.

Programme Delivery

The academic courses at the London Institute of Business & Technology are delivered using a "Blended Learning" format, which allows students to pursue their desired qualifications at their own pace. Our feature-rich Learning Management System provides easy access to Virtual Class recordings, textbooks, multimedia content, and other resources, as well as unlimited on-demand tutoring free of charge. Our tutors can be reached via email, phone, Google Meet, or any other preferred channel of your choice.

Qualification Structure and Requirements

Credits and Total Qualification Time (TQT)
Each level is made up of 120 credits which equates to 1200 hours of TQT and includes 480 hours of GLH.

Total Qualification Time (TQT): is an estimate of the total amount of time that could reasonably be expected to be required for a learner to achieve and demonstrate the achievement of the level of attainment necessary for the award of a qualification. Examples of activities that can contribute to Total Qualification Time include: guided learning, independent and unsupervised research/learning, unsupervised compilation of a portfolio of work experience, unsupervisede-learning, unsupervised e-assessment, unsupervised coursework, watching a prerecorded podcast or webinar, unsupervised work based learning.

Guided Learning Hours (GLH): are defined as the time when a tutor is present to give specific guidance towards the learning aim being studied on a programme. This definition includes lectures, tutorials, and supervised study in, for example, open learning centres and learning workshops, live webinars, telephone tutorials or other forms of e-learning supervised by a tutor in real time. Guided learning includes any supervised assessment activity; this includes invigilated examination and observed assessment and observed work based practice.

Tuition Fee

Total Programme Fee
The programme fee of both Level 4 & 5 combined is £1600.

Instalment Plans

  • Standard Route: 12 instalments of £155 every month
  • Fast-Track: 6 instalments of £290 every month
Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the cost of my programme?
  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Personal tutor support with online sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online community learning forum
  • Assignment marking and feedback
Am I eligible for this programme?

You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

Will there be an interview?

There is no interview process.

Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Membership

The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is a professional institution for management based in the United Kingdom. CMI supports managers and leaders worldwide with the tools, resources and community support to take on any professional challenge. All students at The London Institute of Business and Technology receive free CMI membership. CMI membership empowers you with tailored support, opportunities and resources to help you reach your management and leadership potential.

Optional Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Qualifications
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