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.
OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma In Information Technology
Approved Foreign Further Education Programme
Total Credit Value:
60 UK credits / 30 ECTS credits
Level EQF / MQF
January, April, July, October
*Students must deposit €250 plus full tuiton fee in advance and must provide payment receipt their local Embassy for visa purpose.
Awarding Body Fee
Minimum Age: 18 years
Minimum Qualification: HSC, GCSE, grade 12, F.A or equivalent
English Proficiency: If you are not English speaking country you must provide minimum IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 3 (EQF/MQF Level 4) represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to GCE AS/A Levels.
The OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Information Technology consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 60 UK credits / 30 ECTS credits, 600 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 240 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.
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 and online learning.
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All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre 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.
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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