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Offering Info

Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology

  • National Course Code: ICT10115
  • TAFE NSW code: ICT10115-01V02-21PMQ-022

Location – Port Macquarie

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

01 Feb 2021

Study Commitment

18.8 Hours per week

Duration

9 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
  • Fully Subsidised Course

Course Details

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for individuals to safely perform foundation digital literacy tasks using a personal computer and a range of software applications and digital devices.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills as defined in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). If you haven't studied at this level or above before, you may be required to undertake an assessment of your LLN skills, so that we can better understand your academic capabilities and identify areas where you may need support

If you do not meet these requirements, a teacher will discuss alternative options or support services available to help you achieve your study goals

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date Time Location

Wednesday, 9 December 2020 | 10.00 am to 11.00am | Port Macquarie Campus, Building G, Level G, Room 18 (Team Meeting link) http://tiny.cc/htsxsz
Wednesday, 20 January 2021 | 10.00 am to 11.00am | Port Macquarie Campus, Building G, Level G, Room 18 (Team Meeting link) http://tiny.cc/2usxsz

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time day course. You will need to attend approximately 10 hours of class, over 2 day a week, for 9 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 8.9 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 5.6 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including Private Study.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • want to start in the IT world with the Certificate I in IT. This nationally recognised course has been designed by TAFE NSW industry experts to give you basic computer skills. Age ranges may vary from school leavers through to the mature age students.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
  • Personal Counselling
  • Vocational Counselling
  • Learning Support
  • International Student Support
  • Scholarships
  • Multicultural Support

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID-19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday and Tuesday from 8.45am to 3.15pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

  • general stationery (ie, pen, pencil, eraser, highlighters, and stapler)

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
ICTICT101 Operate a personal computer
ICTICT102 Operate word-processing applications
ICTICT103 Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
ICTICT104 Use digital devices
Elective Units
Number Title
ICTICT106 Operate presentation packages
ICTICT108 Use digital literacy skills to access the internet

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

This course is an excellent starting point for anyone seeking an administrative role in the IT industry

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

Port Macquarie
70 Widderson Street, Port Macquarie
Phone 131 601

Fees information

We understand that many students are confused by different fees for similar courses, and want to reassure you that studying with TAFE NSW won't damage your hip pocket.

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