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OTHM Level 3 IT Diploma 

Program Details 

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 tobuild sector knowledge and learn current skills and practices in computer systems, networks, coding, website development, mobile communications, cybersecurity and social media for business.

 

Entry Requirements

OTHM Level 3 qualifications can be offered to learners from age 16.

 

Equivalences

OTHM qualifications at Level 3 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities
and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to
GCE AS/A Levels.

Qualification Structure
The OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Information Technology consists of 6
mandatory units for a combined total of 60 credits, 600 hours Total Qualification
Time (TQT) and 240 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed
qualification.


Mandatory units
• 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)


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.


Progression
Successful completion of the OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Information
Technology provides learners with the opportunity for workplace and academic
progressions to a wide range of OTHM Level 4 diplomas.

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