Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Information Technology
If you have the desire to turn your passion for computers into a career, the Information Technology Diploma offered by Liverpool Collegs is definitely a course you should consider. The Level 4 modules and assignments of this course are equivalent to the first year of a University Degree and the Level 5 modules and assignments are equivalent to the second year of a University Degree. Our online Level 4/5 Information Technology Diploma course is a 240-credit course, it includes 12 modules and 12 written assignments.
The rationale for the Level 4 qualification is that it provides a career path for learners who wish to develop a broad base of knowledge and skills that will enable them to work in a variety of roles in the information technology (IT) industry, notably in programming, website design or PC maintenance. The technical skills and knowledge delivered through the successful achievement of the qualification are required and recognised internationally.
The rationale for the Level 5 qualification is that it provides a career path for learners who wish to develop a broad base of knowledge and skills that will enable them to work in a variety of roles n the IT industry, notably in .NET programming, system administration and network security. Learners will also learn about entrepreneurship in a techno environment. The qualification is flexible in that it offers elective choices of networking, web design or e-commerce – the latter being much in demand in modern business.
The course is designed to equip you with the skills you need to Top Up to a full Undergraduate Degree and go on to become an IT professional. While completing the course, students will have access to a variety of support services, including Tutor Support and Webinars, a Community Learning Forum, and additional materials to help in the completion of their Diploma course.
Level 4 Content
Information Technology and IT Ethics
This unit aims to develop learners’ knowledge and use of information technology including the use of standard office applications to prepare documents and presentations.
Mathematics and Statistics for IT
This unit aims to provide an opportunity to learn mathematics and statistics and equip learners with the mathematical skills to analyse and solve problems that will enable them to work within the field of IT.
PC Maintenance and Operating Systems
This unit aims to provide knowledge of personal computer hardware. Successful completion of this unit will enable learners to install a computer system unit and operating system and conduct troubleshooting.
Computer Graphics Editing and Database Concepts
This unit aims to explain the concepts of photo editing. This will enable learners to insert photos into documents such as user manuals and the IT structure of an organization.
This unit aims to provide learners with web programming knowledge and skills including advanced technologies to upload content onto the internet.
Graphical User Interface (GUI)
This unit aims to provide learners with Graphical User Interface (GUI) programming skills. This includes objects, methods and instance variables, problem solving concepts, programming languages and GUI programming.
This unit aims to provide learners with skills in website design and development. This includes techniques for writing web pages with Hypertext Markup (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
Logical IT Networking
This unit aims to provide learners with knowledge of logical networking. It covers Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) / Internet Protocol (IP), Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Networking (WAN), including IP address and subnetting.
Physical IT Networking
This unit aims to provide learners with knowledge of physical networking and basic network administration skills. It covers knowledge of computer networks.
Programming Concepts and Java for Android Programming
This unit aims to develop programming skills. This unit includes variables, control and decision (if and switch) as well as loops and program control (for, while, do-while).
Level 5 Content
This unit aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to establish a new techno business. It includes understanding the characteristics of entrepreneurs, planning, marketing and finance.
This unit aims to provide learners with knowledge of network security issues in a networked environment and the process of preventing and detection common security incidents.
This unit aims to provide learners with the basic concepts and principles of ASP.NET programming using C#.
This unit aims to provide the knowledge needed to administer a system in Linux and Windows.
Content Management Systems
This unit aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to use content management systems (CMS) as a tool for the creation of digital content.
Business to Consumer (B2C) E-commerce
This unit aims to provide learners with knowledge of business to consumer e-commerce.
Network Routing and Switching
This unit aims to deliver the knowledge needed to carry out switching and the knowledge and skills needed to carry out routing – how to set up and configure a router and switches to interconnect a multi area network. The unit covers computer networks routing and switching including Router Information Protocol (RIP); Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF).
Network Design and Administration
This unit aims to provide the knowledge and skills needed to enable learners to design a network i.e. how to scale and connect different networks to form an effective inter-connecting network. It covers hierarchical network design; gathering network requirements; identifying network performance issues.
Business to Business (B2B) E-commerce
This unit aims to provide learners with knowledge of Business to business (B2B) e-commerce. This includes Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT), online transaction processing, inventory management systems and supply chain management.
You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.
Total Programme Fee
The fee for enrolling onto the Level 4 & 5 (combined) course is £3500.
Students can make payment using one of the following methods:
- Credit or debit card
- Bank transfer
- Interest free monthly instalments
- Western Union
Total Fee £3500
Flexible monthly payment plan
Reserve a seat £400
Refundable in the event of not being able to fulfill the minimum program requirements.