Diploma in IT and Networking (Level 4&5)

This course is a perfect professional choice for those who wish to have a career in a computer-related field. IT and networking diplomas consist of two Levels i.e., Level 4 and Level 5 and after completion of this course, learners can opt for a university degree program through a top-up facility.



Two Year

Study Mode


What is Included?

  • Study plans with flexibility of time and space.
  • Globally recognized and verifiable Certificates and qualifications.
  • Premium subscription to GPDP Learning Resources worth US$250.
  • Premium subscription of Typsy–Australia worth US$96. (Video Training Courses)
  • Premium subscription to Internships & Placements Program to build your resume, and prepare for job interviews, with our AI-based video interviewing platform to land the job you want.
  • Lifetime membership of COTHM Community of Hospitality Students & Professionals.
  • Lifetime access to Online Events Portal to attend webinars and talks by industry experts
  • Career Pathway & Education pathway counseling


Am I eligible for this program?

This course is most suited to individuals who are at least 16 years old, have a high school education, and wish to progress to a degree at university, or the Undergraduate Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management with COTHM Online.

English Proficiency

Candidates who do not have English as a first language will have to demonstrate competence in reading, writing, and listening skills in English.

About this Course​

Level 4 of this diploma is equivalent to 1st year of a university degree program and Level 4 of this course is equivalent to 2nd year of a university degree program. The course completion will require learners to complete both modules and assignments assigned, for which they will be provided with enough support in the form of webinars, tutors’ guidance, social learning forum, and other material.

Career Path

Successful completion of the full Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management and the final year of an accredited Undergraduate Degree program will give students the right credentials to go on and apply for a job in marketing, accounting, human resources, management, or business consultancy.


Written assignments

On completion of the modules, students will be given access to the assignments. The assignments are approximately 5,000-8,000 words each. Students are provided support for the modules and assignments via the ‘Tutor’ section of the learning platform.

The assignment unit titles for the level 4 course are:

  1. Information technology and IT ethics
  2. Mathematics and statistics for IT
  3. PC maintenance and operating systems
  4. Computer graphics editing and database concepts
  5. Logical IT networking
  6. Web design

More information about the level 4 units can be found here https://qualifi.net/qualifi-level-4-diploma-in-information-technology/

The assignment unit titles for the level 5 course are:

  1. Technopreneurship
  2. Network security
  3. C#.NET programming
  4. System Administration
  5. Network routing and switching
  6. Network design and administration

More information about the level 5 units can be found here https://qualifi.net/qualifi-level-5-diploma-in-it-networking/

Level 4 module listing

  1. Computer systems and software: This module will develop learners’ understanding of the integration of hardware and software components.
  2. Computer programming: Learners will use different tools and techniques to design, implement and test programs, following the system life cycle.
  3. Relational database systems: This unit will develop learners’ understanding of database systems and data analysis and modeling.
  4. Software engineering: Learners will gain an understanding of the need for Software Engineering and the different methods and techniques.
  5. Systems analysis and design: This module provides an understanding of IS concepts and how they relate to organisation needs concerning business processes and the transformation of information.
  6. E-commerce applications: This module explores the role of e-commerce in the modern world and, in particular, the identification of aims and objectives within a business and the design issues arising from the definition of requirements.
  7. Human-computer interaction: This module will develop students understanding of principles and models of human-computer interaction and evaluate existing HCI design and principles and use this to help them plan their prototype multimedia user interface.
  8. IT and society: This module examines the impact of technology on society and explores trends and changes created. It will examine management issues and potential conflicts in terms of security and data management.
  9. Information systems theory and practice: This module explores elements of project management key to the successful development and implementation of specific IT projects.
  10. Management information systems: This module focuses on understanding concepts of information systems and how they support business needs in terms of information processing and data processing.
Level 5 module listing
  1. Technopreneurship: This unit aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to establish a new techno business. It includes understanding the characteristics of entrepreneurs, planning, marketing, and finance.
  2. Network security: This unit aims to provide learners with knowledge of network security issues in a networked environment and the process of preventing and detecting common security incidents
  3. C#.NET Programming: This unit aims to provide learners with the basic concepts and principles of ASP.NET programming using C#. This will enable learners to understand how to create dynamic web pages using server-side programming techniques.
  4. System Administration: This unit aims to provide the knowledge needed to administer a system in Linux and Windows. Topics covered include user and group management; file system management; task automation; shell scripting; Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) serves; mail servers; domain name servers; files and printers sharing; basic utilities and tools; application management; registry; local and group policies; backup policies; restore policies and performance tuning.
  5. Network Routing and Switching: This unit aims to deliver the knowledge needed to carry out switching and the knowledge and skills needed to carry out routing–how to set up and configure a router and switches to interconnect a multi-area network. The unit covers computer network routing and switching, including Router Information Protocol (RIP); Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF).
  6. Network Design and Administration: This unit aims to provide the knowledge and skills needed to enable learners to design a network, and i.e.how to scale and connect different networks to form an effective inter-connecting network. It covers hierarchical network design; gathering network requirements; identifying network performance issues.

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