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Course Overview

Are you looking to improve your computer literacy or kickstart a career in the IT sector? This Professional Information Technology Course covers all the basics, from the anatomy of a PC to programming language and essential software. You will also explore the role of an IT Technician and Computer Programmer, including career path and opportunities.

Through tutor-led guidance, you will learn about the latest IT technologies and gain the core skills required to gain employment in this field. You will also deepen your understanding of IT security and troubleshooting issues, to protect your PC and networks.

Once you have successfully completed this course, a range of professions will be open to you, and you will have the certification and skills to maintain and upgrade any PC with confidence. This Information Technology Course is an introductory course, with no specific entry requirements.

Fast track your career online and gain the practical knowledge to become an IT Technician or Programmer!

What You Will Learn

This Diploma in Information Technology is ideal for aspiring IT professionals and those who wish to improve their computer literacy. It provides essential information and guidance on networking, programming, troubleshooting and other key topics, covering the fundamental components of a PC.

Why You Should Choose This Course From iStudy

Study at your own pace

Full Tutor support on weekdays (Monday – Friday)

Fully compatible with any device

Free Printable PDF Certificate immediately after completion

No prior qualifications are needed to take this course

No hidden fees or exam charges

CPD Qualification Standards and IAO accredited

Efficient exam system, assessment, and instant results

Our customer support team is always ready to help you

Gain professional skills and better earning potential


After completing the course you’ll receive a free printable CPD accredited PDF certificate. Hard Copy certificate is also available, and you can get one for just £9!


This course is accredited by Continuing Professional Development (CPD). It is a recognised independent accreditation service.

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You’ll find a full breakdown of the course curriculum down below, take a look and see just how much this course offers. We’re sure you’ll be satisfied with this course.

Course Curriculum

Computer Basics & Maintenance
Introduction FREE 00:15:00
Understanding The Components Of A PC FREE 01:30:00
Do You Need To Upgrade Your PC? 01:00:00
Essential Softwares You Must Have On Your PC 01:00:00
Installing And Organizing Your PC 01:00:00
Troubleshooting Guidelines 01:00:00
How To Speak To A Technician 00:30:00
Summary 00:30:00
Computer Programming
What a Programmer Does 01:00:00
Other Places to Find Computer Instruction 00:30:00
Comprehensive Computer Training for the Beginner 01:00:00
A Course in Computer Literacy 01:00:00
Computer Program Definitions 00:30:00
Choosing a Language 00:30:00
Computer Programming 01:00:00
Employment Outlook 00:15:00
How to Find A Great Job After Graduation 01:00:00
Computer Networking Basics
Introduction to Computer Networking FREE 00:30:00
Types of Computer Networks FREE 01:00:00
Types of Network Equipment 00:30:00
Ethernet 00:30:00
Wireless Local Area Networking 01:00:00
Internet Service 01:00:00
TCP/IP and Other Internet Protocols 01:00:00
Network Routing, Switching and Bridging 01:00:00
IPv4 & IPv6 01:00:00
IT Communication
Basics of Computer Networking 00:30:00
Computer Networking Design and Solutions 00:30:00
Getting the Right Computer Network Hardware 00:30:00
Setting Up Your Computer Network 00:30:00
Wireless vs Wired 00:30:00
Cable Management for Wired Computer Network 01:00:00
Managing Your Network With Network Monitoring Tools 00:30:00
Computer Network Maintenance and Repair 00:30:00
Troubleshooting Computer Network Wrapping Up 01:00:00
Internet Security
Internet Security- The Truth About Identify Theft 00:15:00
Internet Security for Teens- What You Need to Do 00:15:00
Internet Security-Downloading Email Attachments 00:15:00
Internet Security- 5 Tips for Using Facebook 00:15:00
Internet Security- 8 Tips to Protect Yourself When Dating Online 00:15:00
Internet Security for Teens and Tweens- 10 Tips to Keep You Protected 00:15:00
Internet Security- Parental Control Software 00:15:00
Internet Security- Online Safety for Your Children 00:15:00
Cyber Bullying- Another Aspect of Breaking Internet Security 00:15:00
Tips to Ensure Internet Security 00:15:00
Internet Security- Downloading Music off the Internet 00:30:00
Internet Security- Protect Your Wireless Connection 00:15:00
Internet Security- How to Deal with Spyware 00:15:00
Internet Security- Protecting Yourself When You Shop Online 00:15:00
Internet Security- Make Sure Your Passwords Protect You 00:15:00
Make Sure Your Emails Are Safe: Tips for Internet Security 00:15:00
Internet Security- Why Should You Use a Firewall? 01:00:00
Internet security-Signs That Your Child’s Safety Might Be Compromised 00:15:00
Internet Security- Safety When Using Public Computers 00:15:00
Internet Security- Storing Your Password on Your Computer 00:15:00
Internet Security-Using Social Utility Sites 00:15:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam- Professional Diploma in Information Technology 00:30:00
Final Exam
Final Exam- Professional Diploma in Information Technology 00:30:00


This course is for anyone who's interested in this topic and wants to learn more about it. This course will also help you gain potential professional skills.

No prior qualifications are needed to take this course.

You can study this course from wherever and whenever you want. You can study at your own pace and from any device. Just log in to your account from any device and start learning!

Yes, there is a test at the end of the course. Once you’ve completed all the modules of the course, you will have to give a multiple-choice test. The questions will be based on the topics of the modules you studied. And of course, you can take the test at any time, from any device and from anywhere you want.

Don’t worry if you fail the test, you can retake it as many times as you want.

You don’t have to wait a minute after your payment has been received, you can begin immediately. You will create your login details during the checkout process and we will also send you an email confirming your login details.

We make the payment process easy for you. You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. We use the latest SSL encryption for all transactions, so your order is safe and secure.

After you complete the course, you’ll immediately receive a free printable PDF certificate. Hard Copy certificate is also available, and you can get one for just £9! You may have to wait for 3 to 9 days to get the hard copy certificate.

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