Foundation Level
Information Technology

Course Overview:

The objective of the Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Information Technology is to equip learners with the skills and knowledge required to work in the IT sector or progress to further study. The qualification is designed to ensure that each learner has an opportunity to build sector knowledge and learn current skills and practices in computer systems, networks, coding, website development, mobile communications, cyber security and social media for business.

Entry Requirement:

Level 3 qualifications can be offered to learners from age 16. We do not specify entry requirements for these qualifications. We ensures that learners admitted to the programme have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment. We must ensure learners are recruited with integrity onto appropriate qualifications that will meet their needs, enable and facilitate learning and achievement enable progression. The qualification is offered in English.

English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.


  • Computer Systems (10 credits)

  • Coding and Website Development (10credits)

  • Networks (10 credits)

  • Mobile Communications (10 credits)

  • Cyber Security (10 credits)

  • Social Media for Business (10 credits).


Successful completion of the Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Information technology provides learners with the opportunity for workplace and academic progressions to a wide range of academic progression.


The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study, but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning. The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, distance, online by approved centres only.

Study Level:                                       Foundation

Study Module:                              Full/Part Time

Course Length:                                      6 months

Course fees:                                  Online £2,000
                                                         In Class £6,500

Terms Start Date:                         Jan/Apr/Sep

Age group:                                               16 year +

Application route:


Completion can offer students 1st year entry into UK Universities