CQHE Level 4 Diploma in Computer Networks


The rationale for the qualification is that it provides a career path for learners who wish to develop a broad base of knowledge and skills that will enable them to work in a variety of roles in the information technology (IT) industry, notably in programming, website design or PC maintenance.

The technical skills and knowledge delivered through the successful achievement of the qualification are required and recognized internationally.

The diploma is accredited at Level 4 and has a total equivalence of 120 credits.



Qualification Title 

Qualify Higher Diploma in Computer Networks 



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Core Units

• Technopreneurship

• Network Security

• C#.NET Programming

• System Administration

Elective Units

• Network Routing and Switching

• Network Design and Administration


Learning Outcomes

1. To understand and apply the principles of IT in a range of business environments

2. To understand and apply the principles in a specific environment

3. To improve the employability of learners by allowing them to explore the relationship

between management theories and their practical application in the IT world

4. Analyze problem solving techniques specific to business and industry

5. Select, collate, review and analyses information form a wide range of sources

6. Effectively use verbal and communication skills

7. Work independently and as part of a team

8. Manage one’s own personal development and growth


Entry requirements

Entry to the qualifications will be through center interview and learners will be expected to hold the following:

• demonstrated some ability and possess qualifications at Level 4 for example any Qualifi Level 4 or similar vocational awards;

• spent some time in an organizational role and shown they have capability and drive to develop

• seeking further professional development and to gain work related skills and know-how.


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