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IT and Computing Level 4 – Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology

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Do you want to forge a career in the IT industry? This IT and Computing Level 4 course could be perfect for you.

  • Develop your knowledge of programming and software development.
  • Understand the role of IT in society and the role that e-commerce plays in a business.
  • Study systems analysis and design and how it relates to business processes and information.
  • Explore the elements of project management that are key to the success of IT projects.
This course is only available to study online.

Course overview

This level 4 course will teach you the ins and outs of IT and computing, and the key considerations in a business environment.

It is ideal for:

  • Increasing your knowledge of IT software and computing systems.
  • Learners that want to go onto university and further learning.
  • Those aspiring to work or progress their career in IT and computing.

This course provides you with the equivalent skills and education of the first year of an undergraduate degree, at a pace that suits you. Join over 120,000 other students who chose to improve their education and boost their employability through distance learning.

What next?

Following the successful completion of this course, you will be able to put your newfound knowledge into practice and develop your career. If after, you’re looking to enhance your IT knowledge even further, take a look at the other IT and computer courses we offer.

Job titles in IT:

  • Computer systems manager
  • Data analyst
  • UX designer
  • Network administrator
  • Systems analyst
  • Back-end developer

Course Duration

Up to five years.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology (603/4781/8).

Entry Requirements

You must be at least 18 years of age and have completed secondary education.


Online and written assignments.

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Extra info


This course is assessed through online assessments and written assignments. Once you have completed each module, you will be provided with an online assessment of 30 multiple-choice questions to complete.

Once each module and online assessment is completed you will be provided with the details for each written assessment. Each assessment is between 3000 – 5000 words long.

Course duration

You will have access to your course and materials for up to 5 years. This is more than enough time to give you the flexibility to work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Each module contains 40 guided learning hours of study material, and an additional 30-50 hours of optional materials are also provided. These include resources such as exercises, additional reading, internet resources and self-testing exercises.

Study method

You will study this course via distance learning which means you are in control of your learning. Study when and where you choose and at a pace that suits you.

Throughout the duration of your studies, you will have access to one-to-one Skype sessions with your tutor, interactive and informative webinars and an online social learning forum to help you along your journey.

Course outcome

This course is taught via Online Business School.

Upon completion of this course, students will receive a Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology (603/4781/8).

The level 4 modules and assessments are equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree. On completion of this course, students will be able to progress onto the second year of an accredited undergraduate degree programme or equivalent.

This course will allow you to achieve up to 120 credits.

Awarding body

Qualifi are recognised as an awarding organisation by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). Their qualifications meet the demands of employers and learners both vocationally and academically. Qualifi allow learners to achieve degrees and masters degrees through their progression routes with universities.


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