Qualifi Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology

Course Overview

The rationale for the 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 technical skills and knowledge delivered through the successful achievement of the qualification are required and recognised internationally. The diploma is accredited at Level 5 and has a total equivalence of 120 credits.

Key facts

Duration: 9-12 Months

Level: 5

Start date: 15th of each month

Delivery: Online/ Blended/ In class

Assessment: Via assignment submission

Accreditation: Qualifi


Core Units


Network Security

C#.NET Programming

System Administration

Elective Units

Network Routing and Switching

Network Design and Administration

Content Management Systems

Web Design(GUI)

Business to Business (B2B) E-commerce

Business to Consumer (B2C) E-commerce

Learning Outcomes

To understand and apply the principles of IT in a range of business environments

To understand and apply the principles in a specific environment

To improve the employability of learners by allowing them to explore the relationship between management theories and their practical application in the IT world

Analyse problem solving techniques specific to business and industry

Select, collate, review and analyse information form a wide range of sources

Effectively use verbal and communication skillss

Work independently and as part of a team

Manage one's own personal development and growth

Entry Requirements

Entry to the qualifications will be through centre interview and learners will be expected to hold the following:

Demonstrated some ability and possess qualifications at Level 4 for example any Qualifi Level 4 or similar vocational awards;

Spent some time in an organisational role and shown they have capability and drive to develop;

Seeking further professional development and to gain work related skills and know-how

Progression routes

Students can progress to the final year of Honours Degree at UK University.