OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Information Technology


The OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Information Technology aims to provide learners with the competencies and understanding necessary for a career in the IT industry or to advance to higher education. This qualification is structured to ensure that every learner can cultivate industry-specific knowledge and acquire contemporary proficiencies in computer systems, networks, programming, web development, mobile communications, cybersecurity, and social media for business.The OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Information Technology aims to provide learners with the competencies and understanding necessary for a career in the IT industry or to advance to higher education. This qualification is structured to ensure that every learner can cultivate industry-specific knowledge and acquire contemporary proficiencies in computer systems, networks, programming, web development, mobile communications, cybersecurity, and social media for business.

  • Understand the purpose of computer systems.
  • Understand the purpose and types of coding.
  • Understand networking principles
  • Understand the uses and features of mobile communication devices.
  • Assess the importance of cyber security for businesses.
  • Understand the importance of using social media in a business environment.
  • This qualification will offer learners the requisite skills and knowledge to enter the world of work in their chosen sector. 
  • We will ensure your access to the first-class education needed to achieve your goals and dreams and to maximise future opportunities.
  • Remember! The Assessment for the qualification is done based on assignments only, and you do not need to worry about writing any exam
  • With the School of Business and Technology London, you can complete the qualification at your own pace, choosing online or blended learning from the comfort of your home.
  • Learning and pathway materials and study guides developed by our qualified tutors will be available around the clock in our cutting-edge learning management system.
  • Most importantly, at the School of Business and Technology London, we will provide comprehensive tutor support through our dedicated support desk. 
  • If you choose your course with blended learning, you will also enjoy live sessions with an assigned tutor, which you can book at your convenience.

OTHM is an established and recognised Awarding Organisation (Certification Body) launched in 2003. OTHM has already made a mark in the UK and global online education scenario by creating and maintaining a user-friendly and skill based learning environment. OTHM has both local and international recognition which aids OTHM graduates to enhance their employability skills as well as allowing them to join degree and/or Master top-up programmes.

OTHM qualifications has assembled a reputation for maintaining significant skills in a wide range of job roles and industries which comprises Business Studies, Leadership, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Health and Social Care, Information Technology, Accounting and Finance, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

  • Internally assessed by the centre and externally verified by OTHM
  • Assignment based Assessment
  • No exam
  • Learners must be 18 years of demonstrate the ability to undertake the learning and Assessment 
  • A learner not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.
  • Relevant undergraduate programmes
  • OTHM Level 4 Diplomas 

Learners must request before enrolment to interchange unit(s) other than the preselected units shown in the SBTL website because we need to make sure the availability of learning materials for the requested unit(s). SBTL will reject an application if the learning materials for the requested interchange unit(s) are unavailable.

Learners are not allowed to make any request to interchange unit(s) once enrolment is complete.


Reference No : L/618/6090

Credit : 10 || TQT : 100

This unit's objective is to acquaint learners with the fundamental components of computer systems in terms of hardware and software. It further aims to enable learners to perform basic installations and configurations. The unit is designed to foster learners' comprehension of the essential constituents of computer systems and how these components can be adapted to individual needs.

Reference No : R/618/6091

Credit : 10 || TQT : 100

The primary goal of this unit is to equip learners with an understanding of the fundamental processes involved in creating simple programs and applications, as well as the rudiments of basic website design.

Reference No : Y/618/6092

Credit : 10 || TQT : 100

This unit seeks to empower learners with the knowledge of the significance of networks in computer systems and their vital role in various applications. Learners will also acquire insights into network technologies and the delivery of a wide spectrum of networked services.

Reference No : M/618/6096

Credit : 10 || TQT : 100

The objective of this unit is to explain the evolution of mobile communication and its transformative impact on everyday life. It also aims to provide learners with an understanding of the underlying functionality that supports crucial business and e-commerce applications.

Reference No : T/618/6097

Credit : 10 || TQT : 100

This unit aims to enable learners to grasp the concept of cyber security and the drawbacks and implications of inadequate cyber security measures. Learners will gain an understanding of essential terminology and the motivations of both ethical and unethical actors. Additionally, they will explore the advantages and disadvantages of implementing security by design.

Reference No : A/618/6098

Credit : 10 || TQT : 100

This unit will allow learners to explore how businesses leverage social media to promote their products and services. Learners will also be tasked with creating a social media policy and a strategic plan tailored to meet the business's specific requirements.

Delivery Methods

School of Business & Technology London provides various flexible delivery methods to its learners, including online learning and blended learning. Thus, learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience. The program is self-paced and accomplished through our cutting-edge Learning Management System. Learners can interact with tutors by messaging through the SBTL Support Desk Portal System to discuss the course materials, get guidance and assistance and request assessment feedbacks on assignments.

We at SBTL offer outstanding support and infrastructure for both online and blended learning. We indeed pursue an innovative learning approach where traditional regular classroom-based learning is replaced by web-based learning and incredibly high support level. Learners enrolled at SBTL are allocated a dedicated tutor, whether online or blended learning, who provide learners with comprehensive guidance and support from start to finish.

The significant difference between blended learning and online learning methods at SBTL is the Block Delivery of Online Live Sessions. Learners enrolled at SBTL on blended learning are offered a block delivery of online live sessions, which can be booked in advance on their convenience at additional cost. These live sessions are relevant to the learners' program of study and aim to enhance the student's comprehension of research, methodology and other essential study skills. We try to make these live sessions as communicating as possible by providing interactive activities and presentations.

Resources and Support

School of Business & Technology London is dedicated to offering excellent support on every step of your learning journey. School of Business & Technology London occupies a centralised tutor support desk portal. Our support team liaises with both tutors and learners to provide guidance, assessment feedback, and any other study support adequately and promptly. Once a learner raises a support request through the support desk portal (Be it for guidance, assessment feedback or any additional assistance), one of the support team members assign the relevant to request to an allocated tutor. As soon as the support receives a response from the allocated tutor, it will be made available to the learner in the portal. The support desk system is in place to assist the learners adequately and streamline all the support processes efficiently.

Quality learning materials made by industry experts is a significant competitive edge of the School of Business & Technology London. Quality learning materials comprised of structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats, such as PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.

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