OTHM Level 6 Diploma In Information Technology


The OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Information Technology equips learners with the essential knowledge and skills to progress in various organisational settings. This program is thoughtfully structured to transform each learner into a confident, analytical thinker with profound expertise in Information Technology. Additionally, it fosters the ability to quickly adapt to evolving situations, whether in junior or mid-management positions or as they strive to achieve more prominent managerial roles within their organisations or industries.

  • Acquires a profound comprehension of Information Technology.
  • Equips them with the agility to promptly adjust to evolving technological environments and industry demands.
  • Provides avenues for advanced education, including pursuing advanced degrees or specialised certifications in Information Technology.
  • Grasps contemporary networking technologies in IT.
  • The Level 6 Diploma in Information Technology is well-suited for individuals who have already embarked on, or are considering a transition into, careers in both the private and public sectors.
  • 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 exams.
  • 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, as well as 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 you with 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.

  • Outstanding tutor support that gives you supportive guidance all through the course accomplishment through the SBTL Support Desk Portal.
  • Access our cutting-edge learning management platform, where you can access vital learning resources and communicate with the support desk team.
  • Quality learning materials such as structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications including real-world examples, and case studies will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats: PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.
  • The tutors will provide Formative assessment feedback to improve the learners’ achievements.
  • Assessment materials are accessible through our online learning platform
  • Supervision for all modules
  • Multiplatform accessibility through an online learning platform. This facilitates SBTL in providing learners with course materials directly through smartphones, laptops, tablets or desktops, offering students the opportunity to study at their convenience.
  • Live Classes (for Blended Learning Students only).
  • Time-constrained scenario-based assignments
  • No examinations
  • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 5 diploma or equivalent recognised qualification.
  • Learners must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course.
  • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience.
  • International students whose first language is not English will need to have a score of 5.5 or above in IELTS (International English Language Testing System).

Learners completing the OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Information Technology will allow progress to:

  • OTHM Level 7 Diplomas or
  • Will be eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Master’s degree programmes or
  • Directly into employment in an associated profession.
  • Quality, Standards and Recognitions- OTHM qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation); hence, the learners can be very confident about the quality of the qualifications as well.
  • Career Development to increase credibility with employers- All OTHM qualifications are developed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge every employer seeks. The learners pursuing an OTHM qualification will obtain an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and grow key competencies to tackle situations and work projects more effectively, which will give learners the potential to get promotions within the workplace. Alternatively, it allows them to progress onto an MBA top-up/Bachelor's degree / Master's degree programme around the World.
  • Flexible study options- All OTHM qualifications have a credit value, which tells you how many credits are awarded when a unit is completed. The credit value will indicate how long it will normally take you to prepare for a unit or qualification.
  • Three different types of qualification are:
  • The award is achieved with 1 – 12 credits.
  • The certificate is achieved with 13 – 36 credits.
  • The diploma is achieved with at least 37 credits.

The OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Information Technology consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

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 : R/617/3034

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

The unit helps the learner to understand the basics concepts of networking in an IT industry. It also help the learner to achieve the knowledge of risk relating to organisation security.

Reference No : R/617/3035

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

The unit aim to get the knowledge of advanced data analytics. Learner must have some programming skills to perform the analytical tasks.

Reference No : D/617/3036

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

The goal of this unit is to improve learners' comprehension and competence in advanced database systems and their management within a business or corporate context. Learners will acquire the ability to make informed choices about selecting vendor-based or open-source platforms for overseeing database systems. They will also be capable of constructing and planning a relational database management system (DBMS) for a client using open-source platforms.

Reference No : K/617/3038

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

The objective of this unit is to bolster the learner's ability to tackle IT-related issues in the workplace that go beyond the immediate responsibilities of an Information Technology professional. This involves considerations of ethics, legal matters, and societal implications. It encompasses formal legal responsibilities and professional obligations within the field, as well as compliance with relevant codes of professional ethics

Reference No : M/617/3039

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit encompasses two hands-on projects: • E-commerce solution development: Learners will gain an understanding of why businesses formulate E-commerce strategies and the essential components required to establish an E-commerce website in accordance with these strategies. They will also acquire the skills needed to construct an E-commerce solution. • Mobile Application Development: This project emphasises equipping learners with the capability to select appropriate APIs for a mobile application, whether it's their own choice or based on a provided scenario. Subsequently, they will test and document their work in line with the initial design specifications.

Reference No : H/617/3037

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

In this unit, learners will enhance their comprehension and skills in managing information systems within organisational settings. They will delve into the use of systems to support essential business functions, facilitate business improvements, and enable organisations to operate with greater efficiency and competitiveness on a global level.

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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