OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology
Qualification Number: 603/3613/4

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    Completion Rate

    90.1%

    Course Pass Rate

    95%

    Submission Rate

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    Duration

    36 months or less

    Pedagogy

    Online

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    Course description

    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 and distance learning.

    The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, distance, online by KIMT.

    Assessment and verification

    All units within this qualification are internally assessed KIMT 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 the Assessor.

    The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgement of the learners’ overall achievement has been arrived at.

    Progression

    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.