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Pre-University Foundation Course

9 Months Full Time Instructor-led Live & Mentor-led Blended Learning Pearson BTEC Level 3 90-Credit Diploma in IT

What do I Get?

Full-Stack Web Developer Skills

 

Learn the basics of computer hardware & architecture. Learn front end programming skills such as HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery and back end skills such as Python & MySQL. You will be able to plan, design, develop & implement data driven web capplications in server.

International Qualification

You will receive a Pearson BTEC Level 3 90-Credit Diploma in IT that enables you to join our Earn and Learn Programme.

Get Networked

Learners get to experience the different cultures and to work with talents from various countries through our global campuses and strong international network. Choose to study in the comforts of your own home or in Lithan’s campuses in Singapore, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines and Sri Lanka!

Blended Learning with EASE

We deliver blended learning through a combination of self-paced eLearning, instructor-led flipped classes conducted on-campus or live in a virtual classroom and one-to-one pearsonalised mentoring.

Audience and Certificates

Target Audience

  • Individuals who want to embark on a career in Digital Software Development.

Prerequisite

  • Students without an 'A' Level or equivalent qualification.
  • Language Proficiency: IELTS 5.5 or its equivalent

Graduation Requirements

  • Minimum attendance of 75% for all Sessions in each of the units
  • Should achieve minimum Pass Grade in all 9 units of the program to get a Pearson Level 3 Diploma in IT Certificate.

Certificate(s)

Communication and Employability Skills for IT

Computer Systems

System Analysis and Design

Object Oriented Programming

Database Design

Computer Systems Architecture

Client Side Customisation of Web Pages

Data Analysis and Design

Website Production

Blended Learning Journey

(900 Hours)

E-Learning

135

Self Learning

355.5

Projects / Assignments

162

Flipped Class/Mentoring

81

Project Implementation

108

Project Mentoring

54

Assessment

4.5

Modules

Communication and Employability Skills for IT

Session Plan

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Learning Outcome

Knowledge

  • Understand the personal attributes valued by employers
  • Understand the principles of effective communication
  • Be able to use IT to communicate effectively
  • Be able to address personal development needs

Skills

Pass Requirements:

P1 explain the personal attributes valued by employers

P2 explain the principles of effective communication

P3 discuss potential barriers to effective communication

P4 demonstrate a range of effective interpersonal skills [TW1]

P5 use IT to aid communications 

P6 communicate technical information to a specified audience

P7 produce a personal development plan

P8 follow a personal development plan. [SM2]

Merit Requirements:

M1 explain mechanisms that can reduce the impact of communication barriers

M2 review draft documents to produce final versions [EP4]

M3 explain how an awareness of learning style can aid personal development.[RL5]

Distinction Requirements:

D1 evaluate interpersonal and written communications techniques

D2 review progress on a personal development plan, identifying areas for improvement. [RL3]

Computer Systems

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Learning Outcome

Knowledge

  • Understand the components of computer systems
  • Be able to recommend computer systems for a business purpose
  • Be able to set up and maintain computer systems

Skills

Pass Requirements:

P1: Explain the function of computer hardware components

P2: Explain the purpose of operating systems

P3: Explain the purpose of different software utilities

P4: Recommend a computer system for a given business purpose

P5: Set up a standalone computer system, installing hardware and software components

P6: Configure a computer system to meet user needs

P7: Test a configured computer system for functionality

P8: Undertake routine maintenance tasks on a standalone computer system

Merit Requirements:

M1: Compare the features and functions of different operating systems

M2: Justify choice of computer system to meet a given business purpose

M3: Evaluate the performance of a computer system

Distinction Requirements:

D1: Explain how software utilities can improve the performance of computer systems

D2: Explain and justify improvements that could be made to a computer system

System Analysis and Design

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Learning Outcome

Knowledge

  • Understand the principles of systems analysis and design
  • Be able to carry out a structured analysis of business systems requirements
  • Be able to design business systems solutions

Skills

Pass Requirements:

P1 outline the principles of systems analysis

P2 illustrate the stages of a development lifecycle

P3 explain the benefits of structured analysis

P4 carry out a structured analysis of a specified business process [IE2]

P5 produce a requirements specification for a business process [CT1]

P6 produce a design for a specified system requirement. [CT 1]

Merit Requirements:

M1 discuss the most appropriate uses of different development lifecycle models

M2 suggest alternative solutions 

M3 explain any constraints on the system design.

Distinction Requirements:

D1 analyse costs and benefits

D2 generate comprehensive design documentation independently.

Object Oriented Programming

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Learning Outcome

Knowledge

  • Understand the features of object oriented programming
  • Be able to use the tools and techniques of an object oriented language
  • Be able to design object oriented applications
  • Be able to implement object oriented applications

Skills

Pass Requirements:

P1: Explain the key features of object oriented programs

P2: Demonstrate the use of object oriented tools and techniques

P3: Design an object oriented application to meet defined requirements

P4: Implement a working object oriented application to meet defined requirements

P5: Test an object oriented application

P6: Create onscreen help to assist the users of a computer program

Merit Requirements:

M1: Explain the importance of encapsulation, polymorphism and inheritance on object oriented programming

M2: Give reasons for the tools and techniques used in the production of an object oriented application

M3: Analyse actual test results against expected results to identify discrepancies

M4: Create technical documentation for the support and maintenance of a computer program

Distinction Requirements:

D1: Evaluate the suitability of object oriented programs for graphical application

D2: Evaluate an object oriented application

Database Design

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Learning Outcome

Knowledge

  • Understand the features of relational databases
  • Be able to design, create and populate a relational database
  • Be able to test a relational database

Skills

Pass Requirements:

P1: Explain the features of a relational database

P2: Design a relational database for a specified user need

P3: Create and populate a database

P4: Create features in data entry forms to ensure validity and integrity of data

P5: Perform queries using multiple tables and multiple criteria

P6: Include an advanced feature in a database design

P7: Test a relational database

Merit Requirements:

M1: Explain referential integrity and the purpose of primary keys in building the relationships between tables

M2: Import data from an external source

M3: Export data to an external source

M4: Implement an automated function

Distinction Requirements:

D1: Discuss how potential errors in the design and construction of a database can be avoided

D2: Evaluate a database against the specified user need

Computer Systems Architecture

Session Plan

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Learning Outcome

Knowledge

  • Understand how data can be represented within computer systems
  • Understand the functions of computer system components
  • Understand the principles of processor operations

Skills

Pass Requirements:

P1: Explain, using examples, how numeric and alphanumeric data can be coded within a computer system

P2: Explain, using examples, how different types of data can be converted and stored in computer systems

P3: Convert numeric data between different number systems including floating point

P4: Carry out Boolean logic operations

P5: Illustrate the key computer system components and how they interact

P6: Explain the different types of memory that can be attached to a processor

P7: Explain how polling and interrupts are used to allow communication between processor and peripherals

P8: Compare Reduced Instruction Set Computer (RISC) chips and Complex Instruction Set Computer (CISC) chips

P9: Illustrate the use of the different processor registers in the fetch-execute cycle

Merit Requirements:

M1: Explain, using examples, how floating point numbers can be represented in binary

M2: Compare the roles played by different types of memory

M3: Create a low-level program which includes decision making and branching

Distinction Requirements:

D1: Explain how the processor is physically connected to memory and input/output (I/O) devices using the system buses

D2: Explain how the width of the data bus and address bus affect processor performance and complexity

Client Side Customisation of Web Pages

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Learning Outcome

Knowledge

  • Understand the fundamentals of cascading style sheets (CSS)
  • Understand the fundamentals of scripting languages
  • Be able to control the layout of web pages using CSS
  • Be able to create interactive web pages

Skills

Pass Requirements:

P1: Explain how HTML files access CSS

P2: Explain the features of the box model for CSS

P3: Explain the fundamentals of a scripting language

P4: Design web pages using CSS to control layout

P5: Create interactive web pages using CSS and a scripting language

P6: Test interactive web pages

Merit Requirements:

M1: Assess different implementation styles of CSS

M2: Discuss how a scripting language can improve functionality

M3: Employ good practice in the design and implementation of web pages

Distinction Requirements:

D1: Explore how web pages using scripts are implemented in different browsers

D2: Evaluate the web pages and discuss improvements

Data Analysis and Design

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Learning Outcome

Knowledge

  • Know modelling methodologies
  • Understand logical data modelling
  • Be able to produce logical data models
  • Be able to implement and test logical data models

Skills

Pass Requirements:

P1: Describe the advantages and disadvantages of different database types

P2: Describe different modelling methodologies

P3: Explain logical data modelling concepts

P4: Produce a logical data model for a given requirement

P5: Implement a logical data model

P6: Test a logical data model

Merit Requirements:

M1: Discuss the benefits of logical data modelling

M2: Examine potential constraints on a logical data model

M3: Justify the requirements for all types of test to ensure a logical data model is efficient and effective

Distinction Requirements:

D1: Demonstrate the relevance of third normal form

D2: Evaluate a logical data model

Website Production

Session Plan

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Learning Outcome

Knowledge

  • Understand web architecture and components
  • Understand the factors that influence website performance
  • Be able to design websites
  • Be able to create websites

Skills

Pass Requirements:

P1: Outline the web architecture and components which enable internet and web functionality

P2: Explain the user side and server side factors that influence the performance of a website

P3: Explain the security risks and protection mechanisms involved in website performance

P4: Using appropriate design tools, design an interactive website to meet a client need

P5: Create an interactive website to meet a client need

Merit Requirements:

M1: Explain the role of web architecture in website communications

M2: Explain the tools and techniques used in the creation of an interactive website

M3: Improve the effectiveness of a website on the basis of a client review

Distinction Requirements:

D1: Explain the role of the TCP/IP protocol and how it links to application layer protocols

D2: Discuss the techniques that can be used on web pages to aid user access to information

D3: Demonstrate that a created website meets the defined requirements and achieves the defined purpose

Pricing and Funding

USD 1800.00

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