Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in IT – E-commerce

Programme Overview

The Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in IT – E-commerce, offered by BSMS, is designed to equip learners with a strong foundation in IT principles relevant to e-commerce. Accredited at Level 4 with 120 credits, this diploma prepares learners for roles in programming, website design, and PC maintenance, with international recognition.

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Why choose this programme?

Choosing the Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in IT – E-commerce at BSMS provides a career-focused pathway for individuals aiming to enhance their IT skills. With a curriculum emphasizing practical application in business environments, learners gain valuable insights into management theories' integration with IT practices. This programme enhances employability, problem-solving capabilities, information analysis, communication skills, teamwork, and personal development, ensuring readiness for diverse roles in the ever-evolving IT and e-commerce sectors.

Key Facts

These key facts outline important details about the Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in IT, such as its RQF qualification type, accreditation status, credit equivalence, qualification number, progression routes, and availability both in the UK and internationally. This diploma serves as a solid foundation for individuals aspiring to advance their IT knowledge and pursue various career pathways in the IT industry.

Qualification Type Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF)
Level 4
Accreditation Status Accredited
Credit Equivalency 120
Qualification Number (RQF) 603/4786/7
Progression Routes The QUALIFI Level 5 Diplomas in IT; the second year of undergraduate study in Computer Science, Information Technology or related; or directly into employment in an associated profession.
Availability Offered in the UK and internationally

Entry Requirements

To enroll in the Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in IT – E-commerce, candidates must meet the following criteria:
  • Demonstrated ability and possession of qualifications at Level 3, such as 'A' Levels or vocational awards.
  • Experience in an organizational role demonstrating capability and motivation to develop.
  • A desire for further professional development and acquisition of work-related skills and knowledge.

Progression Route

Upon successful completion of the Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in IT – E-commerce, learners can progress to various pathways, including:

  • The QUALIFI Level 5 Diplomas in IT, specializing in areas such as Cyber Security, networking, or software development.
  • The second year of undergraduate study in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related fields, enhancing their academic qualifications and preparing for advanced roles in the IT industry.
  • Directly enter employment in an associated profession within the IT and e-commerce sectors, leveraging their skills and knowledge gained from the diploma program.

Programme Modules

This diploma program in Information Technology (IT) – Networking is designed to equip learners with essential skills and knowledge for a career in IT networking. Through a combination of core and elective units, students will delve into various aspects of IT networking, from ethics and PC maintenance to programming and GUI design. Core Units
  • Information Technology and IT Ethics
  • Mathematics and Statistics for IT
  • PC Maintenance and Operating Systems
  • Computer Graphics Editing and Database Concepts
Elective Units
  • Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • Programming Concepts and Java for Android Programming

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. Analyse problem solving techniques specific to business and industry
  5. Select, collate, review and analyse 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


Assessment methods for this qualification include examinations, practical assignments, projects, and presentations, providing a comprehensive evaluation of learners' knowledge and skills across the core and elective units.