Information Technology

 

The role of IT in any industry nowadays is of paramount importance. A company/organisation or a business equipped staffs that have appropriate skills in dealing with data manipulation, information processing and sharing and design of smarter databases has a far better chance of succeeding against competitors for their ability to take timely well informed decisions.  Our degrees are from universities that have developed degrees with changing trends in the industry and therefore have all the elements of producing a top class graduate. They offer a strong, sector-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding. The qualifications provide a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in their sector and their national recognition by employers allow direct progression to employment.

The IT qualifications are for people who want to work in the IT sector C or you may already be working in the IT sector and you are looking to develop your knowledge and skills to become a competent manager and leader. Our qualifications will equip you with the necessary competencies to apply the fundamentals of information systems concepts and practice to support and enhance organisational processes and systems.

 

Overview

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 business ready: 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.

Entry Requirements

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.

Equivalences

OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 4 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Higher National Certificates (HNC) and Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.

Qualification Structure

The OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Mandatory Units

Programming Foundations (20 credits)
Systems Analysis and Design (20 credits)
Web and Multimedia Applications (20 credits)
Computer and Network Technology (20 credits)
Software Development (20 credits)
Managing Business Information (20 credits)

Duration and Delivery

The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time (not available for visa students).
The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials and seminars.

Assessment and Verification

All units within this qualification are internally assessed by LMLS and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes. To achieve a pass for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by LMLS.

Progression

Successful completion of OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Tourism and Tourism & Hospitality Management qualification will provide learners the opportunity for seeking employment in the industry at a start-up level. A wide range of academic progressions including OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Tourism & Hospitality Management is also a choice of many learners. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into 2nd year of a three-year UK Bachelors degree programme as well.

Overview

The objective of the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for a career in a range of organisations. It designed to ensure that each learner is business ready: 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 5 Diploma in Information Technology will provide learners with the opportunity to progress to further study or employment.

Entry Requirements

For entry onto the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology qualification, learners must possess:

Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 4 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.

Equivalences

OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 5 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Foundation Degrees, Higher National Diploma (HND) and Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree.

Qualification Structure

The OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Mandatory Units

Software Engineering (20 credits)
Database Systems (20 credits)
Advanced Systems Analysis and Design (20 credits)
Management Information Systems (20 credits)
Network Information Systems (20 credits)
IT Project Management (20 credits)

Duration and Delivery

The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time (not available for visa students).
The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials and seminars at LMLS.

Assessment and Verification

All units within this qualification are internally assessed by LMLS and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes. To achieve a pass for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by LMLS.

Progression

Successful completion of OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Tourism & Hospitality Management qualification will provide learners the opportunity for seeking employment in the industry at a middle management level in multinational companies. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into Final year of a three-year UK Bachelors degree programme.