IT Professional

Individuals working in IT industry

University Student

University students studying
Business and Information Technology

Independent Learner

Someone with a general interest in information technology


Awarded by International Qualifications Network (IQN).
Recognised through Scottish Credit & Qualifications Framework (SCQF).
Benchmarked against European Qualifications Framework (EQF).
Externally quality assured and externally assessed through Pearson VUE.


There is only one exam to qualify for the diploma. There will be total 40 MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions). Each MCQ will carry 2.5 marks and total marks is 100. Duration of the exam is 60 minutes. You will need to get minimum 60% marks to pass the exam. If you fail, you can always resit the exam. There is no restriction on the number of resit you can attempt.

Our exam fee is £129 and payable through Pearson VUE web account. Exam fees become due only when you decide to take the exam. If you fail in your first exam, you can resit by paying only £49.

Free initial registration!

Exam fee

Resit fee, if you need to retake the exam

If we have a training centre near your location, you will have to study with the centre. The centre will provide preparation classes for diploma in IT exam. Tuition fees set by the training centre are in addition to IQN exam fees payable through Pearson VUE. We do not allow any ‘independent learning’ in locations where we have registered training provider for the Diploma in IT.


We recognise your prior learning. If you have already achieved a qualification, then you may claim exemption on the relevant IQN qualification.

Please download ‘RPL Graduate Application Form’, fill it up and send to support@iqnglobal.com along with the relevant supporting documents (e.g. academic certificates, diplomas, transcripts, syllabuses).

We will then let you know the outcome of your application through email.


If you need further information about the qualification, please send an email to support@iqnglobal.com.

IQN Diploma in Information Technology is being discontinued from June 2018. No new learners will be accepted onto the diploma programme after December 31, 2017 and the final exam session is June 30, 2018.