The Diploma in Information Technology (L4) is the study of IT at a thorough level with a brief look into physical hardware and a more intense look into Software and platform development/construct.
The programme can prepare you for an IT management role in a large office based company heading a team of other IT specialists or working in that team, depending on the level you reach.
Work duties could include maintaining software, database management, networks etc across a large office environment.
Alternatively you may wish to enter the development field and take further study into the world of IT.
Students will study at an ATHE centre for no less than 290 hours.
Software Constructs and Tools
Introduction to Software and Operating Systems
Introduction to Network and Network Components
Introduction to Multimedia
Students will be assessed on a continual basis. A folder will be kept and records kept of all work and tests undertaken during the course. Tests or assignments will be done after each unit, some of which may be practical subject to centre programme. Centres will have flexibility here but it would be advisable to check with awarding body initially. Before the Certificate or Diploma is provided the coursework will need to be moderated by ATHE.
Progression to degree course (2nd Year for Diploma students) is being arranged at present.
Level 3 - A certificate level qualification or equivalent is the entry requirement for this course
Students need to be fluent in English unless course is undertaken in a country where English is not the spoken or first language.
This course is accredited by NCFE and is in the process of being validated by several Universities in UK.
This course can only be completed at ATHE accredited centres.