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Information Technology Diploma Level 3 (incorporating Cybersecurity, Multimedia and Website Development)

Level 3 - Advanced

Information Technology Diploma Level 3 (incorporating Cybersecurity, Multimedia and Website Development)

The programme is a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in general IT qualifications. This course focuses on all of the skills required to move in to careers in the IT industry in a wide range of disciplines.

The course also prepares students for a range of university courses in IT related degrees.  Key skills you will learn;

  • SQL (Programming Language)
  • JavaScript (Programming Language)
  • Agile Methodology
  • C# (Programming Language)
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • .NET Framework
  • HyperText Markup Language (HTML)
  • Java (Programming Language)
  • Software Development
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Amazon Web Services
  • PHP (Scripting Language)
  • Application Programming Interface (API).



Sutton Coldfield College



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* Courses are free for 16-18s. Students aged 19 or over could be charged fees and is subject to a fee assessment. Learners on benefits in the majority of cases courses are also free. Fee assessments are completed at enrolment.

Course Length: 35 Weeks

4 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above including English and mathematics or a Level 2 IT qualification at Merit grade including English and mathematics at grade 4/C.

Ongoing assessment of coursework and assignments, external examinations and externally set tasks.

Students undertaking this programme should plan to progress to university to study a ICT/computing-related degree or into related employment. The course is equivalent to three A Levels (A* to E).

By enrolling on our courses students become part of our Creative and Digital Career College which helps them to further develop their employability skills and network with employers in a range of activities such as live briefs, workshops, guru talks, etc. We are the only educational institution in Birmingham who is part of the Careers Colleges Trust which helps young people to gain careers in digital industries. We work with a number of local, national and international employers, e.g. AWS (Amazon), Fujitsu and Advanced Birmingham – all multinational business and IT services providers – who set live brief for our students who are working in groups and compete against other students on a local and national level.

Year 1:

Unit 1 – Information Technology Systems  (Exam)

Unit 2 – Creative Systems to Manage Information (Exam)

Unit 3 – Using Social Media in Business

Unit 4 – Programming

Unit 5 – Data Modelling

Unit 6 – Website Development

Year 2:

Unit 8 – Games Development

Unit 9 – IT Project Management

Unit 11 – Cyber Security & Management (Exam)

Unit 12 – IT Technical Support & Management

Unit 14 – IT Service Delivery

Unit 17 – 2D and 3D Graphics

Unit 20 – Enterprise in IT