ICT Systems and Principles for IT Professionals (7630)

Last Updated: 07 May 2015
The Level 4 Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles has been designed to offer learners the flexibility to show their achievement in a specific area of ICT and Telecoms.

This is an ideal qualification for those seeking to gain high levels skills in topics like; 
  • Emerging technologies
  • E-business operations
  • Managing budgets
  • Managing information technology
  • Project management
  • Systems development
  • Effective communication in business


Those who are seeking to do a Higher Level Apprenticeship as part of the IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals framework can use this qualification as the Technical Certificate component.
This is an ideal qualification for those working or looking to progress their careers in senior or supervisory positions in areas such as;
  • Systems or data analysts
  • Systems or software development
  • Network design or management
  • ICT or telecommunications integration
  • Information or systems management

in either in the ICT and Telecoms sector or industries that require highly skilled ICT and Telecoms professionals
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

The Level 4 Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles has four key mandatory units; 
  • Project management
  • Effective communication in business
  • Systems development
  • Personal and professional development

You can choose the units that demonstrate the specialist knowledge and skills you have developed such as:
  • Business skills for e-commerce
  • CISCO CCNP route
  • Data communications and networks
  • E-Business Operations
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Event driven, procedural or object oriented programming
  • Manage budgets in a creative and cultural organisation
  • Software Applications Testing
  • Website design
  • Distributed software applications
You will learn on the job in the work environment or in the classroom.

Assessment will include centre devised tasks, Vendor certification, City & Guilds set assignments and portfolio either in the work place or as part of work simulated activities.

Which level is right for me?
Level 4
Ideal for those working or looking to progress their careers in senior or supervisory positions in areas such as; 
  • Systems or data analysts
  • Systems or software development
  • Network design or management
  • ICT or telecommunications integration
  • Information or systems management


in either in the ICT and Telecoms sector or industries that require highly skilled ICT and Telecoms professionals

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Once you have successfully completed the Level 4 Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles, you will able to perform in roles in the ICT and Telecoms sector or industries that require highly skilled ICT and Telecoms professionals such as;
  • Systems or data analysts
  • Systems or software development
  • Network design or management
  • ICT or telecommunications integration
  • Information or systems management
  • Human computer interaction design
  • ICT software testing
  • Systems integration
  • Web development and management
  • Systems support

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need qualified tutors and assessors, either trained internal members of staff or recruited specially, as well as facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

While there are no eligibility requirements, learners will benefit from achieving Level 3 Certificate or Diploma in ICT systems and Principles or Level 3 Diploma in ICT Competency. Tutors/assessors should ensure that candidates for their programmes have the skills and knowledge that will allow them the opportunity to achieve this qualification.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 4

The Level 4 Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles has been designed to offer learners the flexibility to show their achievement in a specific area of ICT and Telecoms. Learners will benefit from having achieved Level 3 Certificate or Diploma in ICT systems and Principles or Level 3 Diploma in ICT Competency, or have suitable experience working in the ICT and Telecoms sector.

This is an ideal qualification for those seeking to gain high levels skills in a range of topics like;
  • Emerging technologies
  • E-business operations
  • Managing budgets
  • Managing information technology
  • Project management
  • Systems development
  • Effective communication in business
  • Systems and development management


This qualification is the Technical Certificate component of the Higher Level Apprenticeship in IT, Software, Web and Telecoms framework.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Once you have successfully completed the Level 4 Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles, you will able to perform in roles in the ICT and Telecoms sector or industries that require highly skilled ICT and Telecoms professionals such as;
  • Systems or data analysts
  • Systems or software development
  • Network design or management
  • ICT or telecommunications integration
  • Information or systems management
  • Human computer interaction design
  • ICT software testing
  • Systems integration
  • Web development and management
  • Systems support

Level 4 Diploma for ICT Professionals - Systems and Principles (7630-04)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2018 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 4 Diploma for ICT Professionals - Systems and Principles

  • Accreditation No: 600/6124/8 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 120 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 522 - 725 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Additional information for centres

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