Taught course

Level 5 Diploma in Computing

London School of Emerging Technology
After School

Entry requirements

Course Highlights

  • Hands-on Sessions

  • Paid Internship Program

  • Industry Mentors

  • Group activities

  • Presentations

  • Project-based Learning

  • Real world development experience

Learning Objectives

  • The recognition of ethical, legal, and regulatory issues in IT as well as professional responsibilities.

  • Discover more about cyber security and network design.

  • Learn about the design and development of databases.

  • Acknowledge the principles of web-based development and software development.

  • Learn how to manage a computing project and conduct research.

  • You will gain hands-on experience in strategic management information systems and innovative computing technologies.

In this course, you will learn the following

  • Understanding and applying IT principles in a variety of business environments

  • Understanding and applying the principles in a specific environment

  • Enhance learners' employability by allowing them to explore the relationship between management theories and their application in the IT industry

  • Analyse problem-solving techniques relevant to business and industry

  • A wide range of information sources should be selected, gathered, reviewed, and analysed

  • Use verbal and written communication skills effectively

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Maintain a sense of personal growth and development

What can I do with Level 5 diploma in computing?

A Level 5 Diploma in Computing from NCC Education is recognized and regulated by Ofqual and is an ideal choice for learners seeking to demonstrate to employers that they possess the required skills and qualifications.

The NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Computing is designed for students who are employed or wish to work in the field of computing. This may be a challenging task, especially if this is your first experience with computers. The training is designed to help you understand cybersecurity and risk management for different types of businesses, database administration for complicated data, database architecture, and other cool stuff. It covers critical aspects of the profession to help you get a job or to enhance your personal development, self-growth, confidence, and talents in your job. The material presented in this authorized course combines practical and theoretical elements that can be applied immediately in the workplace.

Skills you will Gain

  • Project on computing

  • Developing database systems

  • Analysing information systems

  • Cryptography & network security

  • Agile Development

  • Analyses, designs, & implementations

  • Artificial intelligence (AI)

  • A dynamic website

  • IT Professional Issues

  • Analysing information systems

  • A dynamic website

  • Design & development of databases

  • IT Projects for Business

  • Organisations & Information Systems

  • Business Operations Principles

Reasons to Choose LSET

  • Interactive live sessions by industry experts.

  • Practical classes with project-based learning with hands-on activities.

  • International learning platform to promote collaboration and teamwork.

  • Most up-to-date course curriculum based on current industry demand.

  • Gain access to various e-learning resources.

  • One-to-one attention to ensure maximum participation in the classes.

  • Lifetime career guidance to get the students employed in good companies.

  • Free lifetime membership to the LSET Alumni Club

Complete Learning Experience

This course provides a hands-on, guided learning experience to help you learn the fundamentals practically.

  • We constantly update the curriculum to include the latest releases and features.

  • We focus on teaching the industry's best practices and standards.

  • We let you explore the topics through guided hands-on sessions.

  • We provide industry professional mentor support to every student.

  • We give you an opportunity to work on real world examples.

  • Work with hands-on projects and assignments.

  • We help you build a technical portfolio that you can present to prospective employers.

What Will Be Your Responsibilities?

  • Work creatively in a problem-solving environment.

  • Ask questions and participate in class discussions.

  • Work on assignments and quizzes promptly.

  • Read additional resources on the course topics and ask questions in class.

  • Actively participate in team projects and presentations.

  • Work with the career development department to prepare for interviews

  • Respond promptly to the instructors, student service officers, career development officers, etc.

  • And most importantly, have fun while learning at LSET.

Benefits of LSET Certificate

Earning the LSET Certificate means you have demonstrated hard-working capabilities and learnt the latest technologies by completing hands-on exercises and real-world projects.

Following are some of the traits employers can trust you have built up through your course;

  • You know how to work in a team environment and communicate well.

  • You know the tools which are necessary for your desired job.

  • You know how to use the latest technologies to develop technologically advanced solutions.

  • You have developed problem-solving skills to navigate complex problem scenarios and find the right solutions.

  • You are now ready to take on the challenge and help your prospective employer to build the desired solutions.

What to expect after completing the course?

After earning your certificate from LSET, you can join the LSET’s Alumni club. There are countless benefits associated with the Alumni Club membership. As a member of LSET Alumni, you can expect the following;

  • LSET to hold your hand to find a successful career

  • Advice you on choosing the right job based on your passion and goals

  • Connect you with industry experts for career progression

  • Provide you opportunities to participate in events to keep yourself updated

  • Provide you with a chance to contribute to the game-changing open-source projects

  • Provide you with a platform to shine by allowing you to speak at our events

Months of entry

January, May, September

Course content

This Level 5 Diploma in Computing qualification at London School of Emerging Technology covers a broad range of computing specialisms and has been designed to provide a foundation of skills and knowledge for individuals who work in various positions such as Programming, Information Systems Management, Web Development, Software Engineering and others.

Option 1

  1. Topic: Level 5 Diploma in Business
  2. Full-time: 6 Months

Option 2

  1. Topic: Level 5 Diploma in Business
  2. Add-On:Project
  3. Full-time: 8 Months

Option 3

  1. Topic: Level 5 Diploma in Business
  2. Add-On: Project &Industrial Training and Paid Internship Program
  3. Full-time: 15 Months

Note: Our Industrial Training and Internship program includes a guaranteed 6 months paid internship (from 10 hours to 40 hours per week) with a technology company. Due to visa restrictions, some international students may not be able to participate in this program.


The Job Guarantee program is available only to candidates who enrol in Option 3 (Project and Industrial Training and Paid Internship Program). It is important to note, however, that the Job Guarantee program has its own selection criteria, so not everyone may be considered for the program. To learn more about the Job Guarantee program, please visit Job Guaranteed Software Courses

NCC Education’s Level 5 Diploma in Computing (L5DC) is regulated by Ofqual. In the second year of the NCC Education degree journey, the qualification (with specializations) builds upon the skills and knowledge gained during the NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Computing (L4DC) or the NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Computing with Business Management (L4DC BM) programs. This course exposes students to a variety of advanced topics, including database development, information systems analysis, network security, and cryptography, in greater detail.

These computing qualifications cover a broad range of computing specialisms and were developed in order to provide a foundation of skills and knowledge for those working in a variety of roles such as Programming, Information Systems Management, Web Development, Software Engineering and more. An NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Computing (L5DC) is a 120-credit qualification regulated by Ofqual. This course provides learners with the necessary knowledge, understandings, and skills to prepare them for further study in computing. The course is equivalent to the second year of a bachelor’s degree program in computer science and learners may continue their studies in this field or enter the final year of their bachelor’s program.

Information for international students

Information for applicants from the EU, EEA and Switzerland

A new set of regulations and guidance has been published by the UK Council for International Student Affairs on 11 May 2021 regarding the assessment of fee status for international students. The fee status assessments will be conducted in accordance with this guidance.

In the event that you are an EU national and do not reside in the United Kingdom, you may be subject to overseas fees. Students with settled and pre-settled status in the UK and some other categories of students who work in the UK can qualify for Home fee status as long as they meet the residence criteria.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • After School
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    6 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Entry Criteria

  • NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Computing (L4DC)

If a potential student’s first language is not English, they must also reach the English Language requirements of either:
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) minimum score of 5.5. Alternatively, take the free NCC Education Higher English Placement Test.


GCE ‘O’ Level English C6.

Course contact details

London School of Emerging Technology
+44 (0) 20 3369 9909