The objective of the OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Information Technology is to equip learners with the skills and knowledge required to work in the IT sector or progress to further study.
The qualification is designed to ensure that each learner has an opportunity to build sector knowledge and learn current skills and practices in computer systems, networks, coding, website development, mobile communications, cyber security and social media for business.
Accreditation and Equivalences
Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Information Technology is an international recognised qualification regulated by Ofqual (The Office of the Qualifications and Examination Regulator) at UK Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) (England) - Level 3 and European Qualification Framework Level 4.
The Qualification Accreditation Number is 603/7029/4 and it is awarded by OTHM Qualifications Awarding Qualifications.
RQF Level 3 represents practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to GCE AS/A Levels.
What will you study?
You will study six units of 60 credits.
- Computer Systems (10 credits)
- Coding and Website Development (10 credits)
- Networks (10 credits)
- Mobile Communications (10 credits)
- Cyber Security (10 credits)
- Social Media for Business (10 credits)
The assessment method of this course is assignment only. You will write total six assignments to pass six units.
How will you study?
Our learning portal will be available to you study 24/7. You can use your Desktop Computer, Laptop, Mobile or Tablet anytime in a flexible way to study entirely online. After login into your online learning portal, you will study in a structured way - read books/resources online and write your assignments with full study support to complete the qualification.
Results and Certificate
Learners must pass all six units to achieve the qualification. Once you pass six units, the awarding body will issue certificate and transcript subject to their quality assurance checks.
You must have RQF Level 2 or an equivalent level qualification to study this course.
The programme's rationale is to provide a career path for learners who wish to develop their Information Technology and Computing skills. After this course, you will progress to study UK BSc (Hons) Information Technology, Computer Science or an equivalent level/subject qualification. Learners can also have an option to continue their study for our Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology.