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IT Level 3 Diploma

Level 3 Applied Courses

Take an in-depth look at the IT that is all around us.  IT is at the heart of everyday life, it has an ever-increasing role at work, at home and in our leisure time. You will develop a theoretical background reinforced with practical skills that transfer into the modern workplace, providing useful experience if you have an interest in an IT-related career.

This is an Extended Certificate (60 credits) equivalent to one A Level.

Please note; may be required to pay course costs towards your study on this course. Please click here for a full list of 2020 Course Costs.

Course Content

Year 1

You will learn about the Internet of Everything and how it is used. Using your knowledge you will carry out a feasibility study for a potential project. You will gain a solid foundation in the fundamentals of hardware, networks, software, the ethical use of computers and how business uses IT. You will learn how to use virtual reality and augmented reality. The final piece of work will produce a working visual giving the user sensory experience of the real world.

Year 2

You will broaden your knowledge and understanding of the wider potential of mobile technologies and its consequences to people and businesses. You will demonstrate the uses of information in the public domain, globally, in the cloud and across the Internet. You will discover that good management of both data and information is essential.


  • 50% exam
  • 50% coursework

Special Features

You will visit an IT trade fair to see the latest innovations in technology. Recent visits have included to BETT at Excel in London.


Entry Requirements

  • At least 5 GCSEs at Grade 4 including GCSE English and Maths.
  • Grade 4 in GCSE ICT if taken.
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