Frequently asked questions

How can International Diplomas in IT SKILLS, as Cambridge Validated Awards, be helpful to me?
  • Confidence and competitiveness in labor market
  • Career Opportunities
  • Mobility (studies and work abroad)
  • Prestigious confirmation of studies quality
  • High Status Certification of skills
Are certificates for individual modules available?

This depends on whether you choose the Standard or Premier Service. The Standard Service offers one final certificate for the full Diploma. The Premier Service includes a certificate for each individual module. However, a small additional fee will be charged for this service.

How long does it take from dispatch of the results until we receive certificates?

It takes an average of 8 weeks.

In how many modules should I be successfully examined in order to get the International Diploma in IT Skills Standard?

All 6 modules.

In how many modules should I be successfully examined in order to get the International Diploma in IT Skills Proficiency?

All 5 modules.

What are the differences between International Diploma in IT skills standard and International Diploma in IT skills Proficiency?

International Diploma in IT skills Proficiency is validating a candidate's ability in complicated tasks adopting a scheme of work which is more demanding, requiring a higher level of knowledge. In comparison, International Diploma in IT skills Standard Level is certifying the candidate’s ability in the basic level of IT skills.

When does Assessment of IT Skills take place?

The assessments are available on demand within a center. This means that centers can allocate assessments convenient to candidates. It is up to centers to schedule the timing of the assessments and inform candidates accordingly.

How can I be sure of the validity of my Diploma?

All diplomas are issued in Cambridge and dispatched to the center within 8 weeks of the assessment. Certificates bear the dual logos of University of Cambridge International Examinations and Vellum and they bear the unique watermark-crest of the University of Cambridge. Moreover holders of all validated certificates are able to check the validity of certificates via the local Vellum websites. This principle is also applicable for employers and governmental administration.