Level 3 Diploma in Information and Digital Technologies
The ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Information and Digital Technologies is a 60-credit Ofqual regulated qualification. It provides the core knowledge, understanding and skills to support learners planning to further their studies in computingit will open the door of computing and equips students with the fundamental study skills to succeed in higher education. This course offers students the ability to pair their computer skills with their critical thinking capabilities. Level 3 Diplomawill introduce the learner to essential IT Concepts, practical computing skills, concepts and techniques to further their understanding of computing.
Level 3 Diploma in Information and Digital Technologies has been designed for learners who wish to develop the skills and knowledge required for roles in junior management. They have also been developed with progression in mind out and unable learners/s to continue to a range of Bachelor’s degrees. The addition of our General Education pathway. If taken in combination with the Level 4 Diploma in Computing.
|Level||Diploma – Level 3|
|Mode of Study||Online Learning|
Hybrid Learning (Blended)
|Duration||6– 9 Months,|
|Assessments||Assignment only (No Exam)|
- Analyze a complex computing problem and apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
- Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
- Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
- Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
- Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
- Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing- based solutions.
Below is a list of some of the most sought-after careers in computers, what professionals actually do in those careers, and the education necessary for career success:
- Software engineer
- Web developer
- Computer programmer
- Database Administrator
- Computer hardware engineer
- Network architect
- Systems analyst
Successful completion of the Level 3 Diploma in Information and digital Technologies enables learners’ direct entry into Year 1stof a three-year UK postgraduate programme or pursue Level 4 Diploma in Computing or another sector.
This programme is accredited by Ofqual Awarding body ATHE
Learners are required to complete 4 units to achieve the 60 credits required to gain the Level 3 Diploma in Information and digital Technologies
|Introduction to Computer Programming|
|Introduction to Computing Mathematics|
|Introduction to Cyber Security|
|Introduction to Digital Technologies|
* These modules are core and must be passed in order to achieve the award
Assessment is by completing assignments and meeting the criteria for each of the modules. These assignments are meant to demonstrate your achievement of learning objectives. All units within this qualification are internally assessed via exams and jobs, which the awarding organisation externally verifies.
The assignments submitted by learners must achieve the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by the assessment criteria for the unit. Learners can make pass, merit or distinction grade depending on the quality of assignments and questions attempted. To achieve a merit or distinction grade, the learners must demonstrate that they have met all the criteria set for these grades.