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CERTIFICATE III IN INFORMATION, DIGITAL MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY

National ID: ICT30115 | State ID: AWB0

 

Looking to commence into an IT career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology you will be an attractive applicant for IT roles such as client support officer, IT technician, or ICT operations support.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to support a wide range of IT activities, including but not limited to: hardware installation and maintenance, PC operating system; networking operating system installation and management, advanced use of applications, workplace health and safety; simple website creation; social media use; develop digital images for use on the internet.

Any Certificate IV in Information Technology can be applied for after completing this course. There are no restrictions.

This course is a suggested entry point for Year 11 graduates or equivalent or those who have limited industry experience.

There are specialist streams within this parent qualification which are generally available. Details are on this website.

  • AA62 ICT30115 Certificate III In Information, Digital Media And Technology (Applications)
  • AA63 ICT30115 Certificate III In Information, Digital Media And Technology (Network Administration)
  • AA64 ICT30115 Certificate III In Information, Digital Media And Technology (Web-Based Technologies)
  • AA65 ICT30115 Certificate III In Information, Digital Media And Technology (Multimedia)

The Peel campus has a unique focus on developing these skills in this qualification: creating interactive 2D games, 3D modelling environments and animation, advanced features of computer applications, computer hardware and support, developing web design skills and developing professional communication.

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art and industry relevant training in information technology and creative media. We specialise in providing a pathway from foundation studies to higher education.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification, depending on the stream selected, will provide you with the opportunity to work in basic personal computer (PC) support, basic network/system administration or in first level help desk roles. Possible job roles include client support officer, help desk technician, ICT operations support, IT technician and PC support.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • ICT40115 Certificate IV in Information Technology
  • ICT40215 Certificate IV in Information Technology Support
  • ICT40315 Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies
  • ICT40415 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking
  • ICT40515 Certificate IV in Programming
  • ICT40815 Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies
  • ICT40915 Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games
  • ICT41015 Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology

Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where e-Tech
Peel
Rockingham
Thornlie
Duration One semester full-time.
How Full Time (On Campus)
Part Time
Traineeship
When Available Semester 2, 2017

Successful completion of this qualification, depending on the stream selected, will provide you with the opportunity to work in basic personal computer (PC) support, basic network/system administration or in first level help desk roles. Possible job roles include client support officer, help desk technician, ICT operations support, IT technician and PC support.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • ICT40115 Certificate IV in Information Technology
  • ICT40215 Certificate IV in Information Technology Support
  • ICT40315 Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies
  • ICT40415 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking
  • ICT40515 Certificate IV in Programming
  • ICT40815 Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies
  • ICT40915 Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games
  • ICT41015 Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2017

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Applications I

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Produce digital images for the web ICTWEB303 AUW76
Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement ICTWEB201 AUW83
Create a simple markup language document ICTWEB301 AUW82

Applications II

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Use advanced features of computer applications ICTICT308 AUU37
Create user documentation ICTICT301 AUU24

Hardware

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Install and optimise operating system software ICTICT302 AUU25
Run standard diagnostic tests ICTSAS301 AUW35
Care for computer hardware ICTSAS303 AUW21
Connect internal hardware components ICTICT303 AUU27

Netowrking II

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network ICTSAS307 AUW23
Install and manage network protocols ICTNWK305 AUP59

Networking I

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Determine and action network problems ICTNWK302 AUP58
Provide network systems administration ICTNWK301 AUP69
Administer network peripherals ICTNWK304 AUP60

Professional Practice

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices BSBSUS401 AWF71
Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes BSBWHS304 AUH98
Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment ICTICT202 AUX00
  • This course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in Semester Two 2017, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after May 1st, 2017 and before June 12th, 2017.
  • Online courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information
    call: 1800 001 001 or email: info@smtafe.wa.edu.au
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

South Metropolitan TAFE maintains strong relationships with a number of universities. On completion of diploma and advanced diploma courses, students may be eligible for credit towards a bachelor degree at one of our university partners. For details of our university pathway options, visit our Uni Pathways page.

Please note: Different university entrance arrangements may apply to international students. For further details please contact the individual Universities directly.

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Page last updated May 25, 2017