Information, Digital Media and Technology (Applications)

Qualification Certificate III (NRT)
Course number 10304
National Code ICA30111
Training Package ICA11 - Information and Communications Technology
Program area Information Technology and Government  
Duration (nominal hours) 566
This course replaced 19002 - Information Technology
 

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Course overview

Course Description

This course is for people who want be competent in a wide range of general
information and communications technology (ICT) technical functions and to
achieve a degree of self-sufficiency as an advanced ICT user.
 
Persons working at this level will support information technology
activities in the workplace across a wide range of ICT areas. This course
provides you with the opportunity to develop specific skills in the use of
a range of software applications.

Career Opportunities

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include help desk officer,
help desk assistant, ICT operations support, ICT user support.

Articulation

When you finish this course, you may be eligible for advanced standing in the
ICA40111 Certificate IV in Information Technology, or a range of other
Certificate IV qualifications.

Entry Requirements

 There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Pathways into the qualification
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Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include:
-    after achieving ICA20111 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and
Technology, or other relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the
core of ICA20111
-    with demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments
using basic information technologies.

 

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Locations & fees



TAFE NSW fees apply to offerings of this course at the following locations. Concessions or exemptions may apply for eligible students.

Year Half Year Fee Annual Fee
2014 $419 $838


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Course structure

pdf icon Student Assessment Guide – Course
 

What you must do to complete the course

The course structure below shows what you must do to complete this course.
units/modules are arranged in groups and sometimes also in subgroups.
 
You must complete each group as specified as well as following the course
completion instructions.   If a course contains optional groups there will
statement at the top of the course indicating how many you must do.  At the
top of any group containing optional subgroups there will be a statement
saying how many you must do.
 
 
This course reflects the packaging requirements for ICA30111 Certificate
III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (with a specialisation in
Applications) (Release 2) within the ICA11 Information and Communication
Technology Training Package, Release 2.0. The rules from ICA11 R2.0 are as
follows:
 
Packaging rules
===============
Total number of units = 17
6 core units plus
11 elective units
 
The elective units consist of:
-   5 units from one of the following specialist elective groups:
-   Group A Applications
-   Group B Network administration
-   Group C Support
-   Group D Web technologies
-   Group E Multimedia
-   up to 6 from any of the specialist elective groups below or from Group
general elective units below
-   up to 3 from elsewhere in ICA11 or any other Training Package or
accredited course at Certificate II, III or IV level.
 
The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet
local industry needs.
 
To satisfy the Training Package requirements, this TAFE NSW course has been
structured as follows:
 
A total of 17 units must be completed - 6 compulsory plus 11 electives
 
Group 1 - Core Units
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All 6 core units must be completed
 
Group 2 - Group A Applications Specialist Group
-----------------------------------------------
All 5 units must be completed
 
Group 3 - Other Specialist Groups and General Electives
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At least 3 and no more than 6 units may be completed from the subgroups in
group
 
Group 4 - Other elective units at Certificate II, III or IV level from
ICA11 or any Training Package or accredited course
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No more than 3 units may be selected from this group.
 
NOTES FOR STUDENTS
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1. LEARNER SUPPORT
Students who require support to meet their learning goals may co-enrol in
the Learner Support course (TAFE Course Number 9999). Talk to your teacher
think you may require learner support.
 
2. SELECTION OF ELECTIVES
Talk to your teacher and/or workplace trainer to ensure that your
combination of electives provides you with a suitable vocational outcome.
 
3. RECOGNITION
If you have completed other relevant training you may be eligible to have
units of competency from previous training counted towards completion for
this course. Talk to your teacher or workplace trainer if you think you
may be eligible for recognition for units previously completed.
 
4. PREREQUISITE UNITS
Some units in this course have prerequisites that must be completed in a
lower level qualification or selected as part of this course. Refer to the
Package or consult your teacher for information about prerequisites to
elective units.
 

Course Elective Completion:

At least 6 elective modules/units must be completed. These may be chosen from groups 3, 4

 
Group 1 CORE UNITS
All module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBSUS301A Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices 40
BSBWHS304A Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes 20
ICAICT202A Work and communicate effectively in an IT environment 25
ICAICT301A Create user documentation 32
ICAICT302A Install and optimise operating system software 20
ICASAS301A Run standard diagnostic tests 10
 
Group 2 GROUP A APPLICATIONS SPECIALIST GROUP
All module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
ICAICT203A Operate application software packages 40
ICAICT304A Implement system software changes 20
ICAICT307A Customise packaged software applications for clients 40
ICAICT308A Use advanced features of computer applications 30
ICAICT409A Develop macros and templates for clients using standard products 60
 
Group 3 OTHER SPECIALIST GROUPS AND GENERAL ELECTIVES
At least 3 and no more than 6 module/units must be completed
Subgroup 1 GROUP B NETWORK ADMINISTRATION SPECIALIST GROUP
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
ICANWK301A Provide network systems administration 30
ICANWK302A Identify and resolve network problems 30
ICANWK304A Administer network peripherals 20
ICANWK305A Install and manage network protocols 30
ICASAS307A Install, configure and secure a small office home office network 50
 
Subgroup 2 GROUP C SUPPORT SPECIALIST GROUP
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
ICAICT303A Connect internal hardware components 30
ICASAS303A Care for computer hardware 20
ICASAS304A Provide basic system administration 20
ICASAS305A Provide IT advice to clients 40
ICASAS306A Maintain equipment and software 20
 
Subgroup 3 GROUP D WEB TECHNOLOGIES SPECIALIST GROUP
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBEBU401A Review and maintain a website 50
ICAWEB201A Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement 20
ICAWEB301A Create a simple markup language document 30
ICAWEB302A Build simple websites using commercial programs 40
ICAWEB303A Produce digital images for the web 30
 
Subgroup 4 GROUP E MULTIMEDIA SPECIALIST GROUP
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUFANM301A Create 2D Digital animations 40
CUFANM302A Create 3D Digital animations 50
ICAGAM301A Apply simple modelling techniques 50
ICAGAM302A Design and apply simple textures to digital art 50
ICAGAM303A Review and apply the principles of animation 60
 
Subgroup 5 GROUP F GENERAL ELECTIVE UNITS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBIPR301A Comply with organisational requirements for protection and use of intellectual property 40
CUFDIG301A Prepare video assets 40
CUFDIG302A Author interactive sequences 40
CUFDIG304A Create visual design components 40
ICAICT305A Identify and use current industry-specific technologies 40
ICAICT306A Migrate to new technology 20
ICANWK303A Configure and administer a network operating system 40
ICANWK306A Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing solutions and services 40
ICANWK419A Identify and use current virtualisation technologies 40
ICAPRG301A Apply introductory programming techniques 40
ICPMM346C Incorporate video into multimedia presentations 40
ICTBWN3082A Perform tests on optical communication system and components 40
ICTBWN3088A Install optical fibre splitters in fibre distribution hubs 40
ICTBWN3090A Install lead-in module and cable for fibre to the premises 50
ICTBWN3100A Work safely with live fibre to test and commission a fibre to the x installation 50
ICTCBL2065A Splice and terminate optical fibre cable for carriers and service providers 40
ICTCBL2136A Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule 60
ICTCBL2137A Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule 80
ICTCBL2139A Apply safe technical work practices for cabling registration 40
 
Group 4 CII, CIII OR CIV LEVEL UNITS FR ICA11/ANY TP OR ACCR COURSE
No more than 3 module/units may be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBADM405B Organise meetings 20
BSBADM409A Coordinate business resources 30
BSBCUS301B Deliver and monitor a service to customers 20
BSBITU301A Create and use databases 30
CUFDIG303A Produce and prepare photo images 40
ICAGAM401A Produce an interactive game 60
ICAICT416A Contribute to the development of strategic plans 20
ICAPRG405A Automate processes 40
ICASAS411A Assist with policy development for client support procedures 10
ICASAS416A Implement maintenance procedures 10
ICAWEB403A Transfer content to a website using commercial packages 20
ICPMM321C Capture a digital image 50
 

Requirements to receive the qualification

To achieve the qualification ICA30111 Certificate III in Information, Digital
Media and Technology (with a specialisation in Applications) (TAFENSW course
10304), learners are required to complete 17 units of competency, comprising:
 
-   All 6 core units from Group 1
-   All 5 elective units from Group 2
-   At least 3 and no more than 6 elective units from Group 3
-   No more than 3 elective units from Group 4

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