Sign up for the level 4 ATHE Diploma in Computing and get a direct entrance into a Bachelor’s degree in the second year of University straightaway.
If you wish to become an IT professional in the future, this course is the quickest and effective pathway towards your dream job.
Once you enrol in this course, you will start acquiring skills and knowledge about
- Software engineering
- Network management
- System analysis and design
- Information system management and much more
This course thoroughly explores computer programming, computer systems and software, relational databases, system analysis, e-commerce, etc. This course is regulated by Ofqual and widely acknowledged in the UK and lets you get a university degree’s direct entrance.
Some of the compulsory units have been broadly discussed in this course so that the learner can meet basic knowledge of Computing. This course provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career and become a top-notch asset in the IT sector.
You will be awarded the ATHE Level 4 Diploma In Computing after completing.
Get started by signing up for this course and go one step closer to your dream job.
Note: Learners will not get any additional study materials with the concerned units. However, all necessary forms and guidance will be provided to the learners for assignment submission.
The fee of the Exam is excluded from the subscription, so you have to buy the exam for this course.
- Understand the ethical, legal and regulatory issues relating to IT
- Learn about the integration of hardware and software components
- Learn how to use different tools and techniques to design, implement and test programmes
- Gain an understanding of database systems and data analysis and modelling
- Develop excellent knowledge of software engineering and its different methods and techniques
- Have an understanding of different e-commerce models and applications and how they can be used to develop a small business
- Develop an understanding of the principles and models of human-computer Interaction
Total Guided Learning Hours
Guided Learning Hours(GLH) is an estimation of the amount of time that a tutor, trainer, workshop facilitator, etc., will work with a learner to enable the learner to complete the learning outcomes of a unit to the appropriate standard.
Total Guided Learning Hours is 480
Total Qualification Time:
Total Qualification Time(TQT) estimates the amount of time a learner would take to complete the qualification, i.e., to achieve all learning outcomes.
The ATHE level 4 Diploma in Computing is a 120 credit qualification. Each credit represents 10 hours of total qualification time. Therefore, 120 credits represent 1200 of total qualification time.
Who is this course for?
This course is also perfect for beginners and for the following:
- Those who plan to move into a career in private or public sector business.
- Who are passionate about learning computer skills with no prior experience
Methods of Assessment
Learners have to submit an assignment for each unit. To get the certificate, a learner must have to complete all the given assignments.
ATHE Level 4 diploma in Computing is designed for students who have –
- GCE Advanced level qualification with achievements in 2 or more subjects
- 5 or more GCSEs at grade C and above
- Other related levels 3 subjects
- Access to higher education certificates approved by a further education institute
- Other equivalent international qualifications
- For those whose English is not their first language, IELTS 5.5, CAE 162 or above, PTE 42-49 or an approved equivalent is recommended.
- Last but not least, the learner must be aged 18 or above
Upon successfully completing the Level 4 Qualification in Computing, the learner will have a plethora of progression opportunities. These are:
- A level 5 ATHE qualification such as the ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing
- Opportunities for employment in a computing and/or a technology role at an appropriate level
- Entrance to Bachelor’s Degree Programme in the second year
Additionally, the learner may also choose to pursue the following careers such as:
- Software Developer
- It technician
- Web Developer
- Computer System Analyst
- Computer Hardware Engineer
- Computer Network Architect and so on.
|Unit 1: IT and Society|
|Learner Manual- LO1 Understand how IT has changed the way people live and work||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual- LO2 Understand IT issues in society||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual- L03 Understand current legal, ethical and regulatory issues in IT||00:00:00|
|Unit 2: Computer Systems and Software|
|Learner Manual- LO1_ Understand components of computer systems||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual- LO2 Understand Computer Software||00:00:00|
|Suggestions for some key resources for teaching and learning- Computer Systems and Software||00:00:00|
|Assignment: Unit 2 Computer Systems and Software||00:00:00|
|Unit 3: Computer Programming|
|Learner Manual- LO1 Understand principles of computer programming||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual- LO2 Be able to develop a computer program to a client brief||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual- LO3 Be able to evaluate a computer programme||00:00:00|
|Assignment Unit 3 Computer Programming||00:00:00|
|Unit 4: Relational Database Systems|
|Learner Manual – LO1 Understand database management systems||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual – LO2 Understand database design||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual – LO3 Be able to design a database system||00:00:00|
|Assignment : Unit 4- Relational Database Systems||00:00:00|
|Unit 5: Software Engineering|
|Learner Manual – LO1 Understand the software engineering approach to the design and development of software||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual – LO2 Understand key aspects of software engineering||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual – LO3 Be able to apply a software engineering approach to software and systems development||00:00:00|
|Assignment : Unit 5 Software Engineering||00:00:00|
|Unit 6: Systems Analysis and Design|
|Learner Manual – LO1 Understand systems analysis and design||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual – LO2 Be able to use systems analysis and design techniques to recommend improvements to an existing system||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual – LO3 Be able to develop a solution to improve an existing system||00:00:00|
|Suggestions for some key resources- Systems Analysis and Design||00:00:00|
|Assignment : Unit 6 Systems Analysis and Design||00:00:00|
|Unit 7: E-commerce Applications|
|Learner Manual – LO1 Understand principles of e-commerce||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual – LO2 Understand why small businesses use e-commerce||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual – LO3 Understand e-commerce models used in small businesses||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual – LO4 Understand e-commerce applications||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual – LO5 Be able to create an e-commerce site using an e-commerce application||00:00:00|
|Assignment – Unit 7 E-Commerce Applications||00:00:00|
|Unit 8: Human Computer Interaction|
|Learner Manual – LO1 Understand principles of human computer interaction (HCI)||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual – LO2 Be able to plan an interface for a specified application||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual – LO3 Be able to create a prototype using HCI principles||00:00:00|
|Suggestions for some key resources – Human Computer Interaction Resources||00:00:00|
|Assignment : Unit 8 Human Computer Interaction||00:00:00|
|Unit 9: Information Systems Theory and Practice|
|Learner Manual – LO1 Understand information systems used in organisations||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual – LO2 Be able to plan the development of an information system||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual – LO3 Understand how to review the performance of an information system||00:00:00|
|Suggestions for some key resources- Information Systems Theory and Practice||00:00:00|
|Assignment : Unit 9 Information Systems Theory and Practice||00:00:00|
|Unit 10: Management Information Systems|
|Learner Manual LO1 Understand management information systems in organisations||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual LO2 Be able to evaluate a management information system in an organisation||00:00:00|
|Learner Manual – LO3 Be able to plan improvements to a management information system||00:00:00|
|Assignment : Unit 10 Management Information Systems||00:00:00|
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|Submit Your Assignments – ATHE Level 4 Diploma In Computing||00:00:00|
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|Resubmit Your Assignments – ATHE Level 4 Diploma In Computing||00:00:00|
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