Information Technology

Diploma in Information Technology

  • Level 5
  • 36 weeks
  • Fees apply

Programme overview:

To keep up with how networks and computer systems work, you need up-to-date training. This specialist programme gives you the skills to have a career in the ever-growing IT industry. If you've done our level 4 computing programme and want to take it further, this is the place.

Specialist IT skills are in demand in every industry and throughout the world. Open up your career options by learning how to build networks, use a programming language and carry out systems analysis to industry standards.


You'll learn about:

  • creating advanced text documents
  • computer building and maintenance
  • networking
  • Java
  • business applications
  • communication skills
  • systems analysis
  • web design.

You'll know how to:

  • build and troubleshoot computer devices
  • build basic networks
  • use a programming language
  • design and build websites
  • design ICT business solutions.

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

The next step in IT training is a level 6 diploma or degree.

I want to use my qualification

With skills at this level you could be a network administrator, programmer, or by combining them with the rest of your personal skill-set, any number of ICT roles.


How you'll study:

  • weekdays or evening options (dependent on your location).

Entry criteria:

You must have a level 4 computing qualification or equivalent.

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