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Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology

  • National Course Code: ICT30115
  • TAFE NSW code: ICT30115-01V02-19GRI-024

This course is superseded

Location – Griffith Campus

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Hours Per Week



18 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to 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, including:
** technical support,
** network administration,
** web technologies,
** software applications and
** digital media technologies.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
There are no formal Training Package entry requirements for this course.
Please attend your class induction at the beginning of your first timetabled lesson. Your course mentor will discuss the course with you. They will discuss timetables, expectations, resources, support and recognition and assessment requirements.

Course entry requirements, skills and knowledge equivalent to the following:

Basic digital literacy skills to operate a personal computer
Write simple documents and messages to explain IT procedures
Access the internet for research and email
Save and manage files
Use computer operating systems and hardware

Operate application software packages
Connect hardware peripherals
Maintain ICT system integrity
Detect and protect from spam and destructive software
Maintain ICT equipment and consumables
Connect and use a home based local wireless network

The Information Technology department hosts regular industry and community events called Talking Tech. These sessions are an excellent way of touring our facilities, meeting our staff and discussing our course options. Please follow the Talking Tech Facebook group to check for the next event.

Information Technology Pathway Program.
A successful career in Information Technology Networking takes a mixture of practical skills, expert knowledge, proven experience and the right qualifications. TAFE NSW and Charles Sturt University each offer great opportunities for developing students IT careers. If you want a career in IT and you want the best of both worlds you should consider enrolling in the TAFE NSW/Charles Sturt University Information Technology Pathway Program. This is a fully integrated course with concurrent enrolments. The studies at TAFE NSW provides credits for 2/3 of the bachelor program which is a very substantial financial saving. Get the best of both worlds. This three year full time program gives students a chance to leverage the strengths of the Riverina's two leading education providers. TAFE NSW offer a highly supportive learning environment, small class sizes and a chance to learn from experts with extensive industry experience. Charles Sturt University is a recognised leader in IT education with a reputation for producing job-ready graduates. Hands on experience. Students are given extensive lab time and complete individual and group projects using industry standard equipment including Dell Servers, HP Storage Area Networks, Cisco Switches and Routers, Mikrotik routers and Ubiquiti wireless access points. Server 2016, HyperV, VMWare, MySQL, Powershell, Cisco IOS, Kali Linux, Amazon Web Services and other technologies that industry want you to understand are used throughout your training.
Attendance is Monday 12.30pm to 7.00pm, Tuesday 9.00am to 3.30pm and Wednesday 12.30pm to 7.00pm in room AG.06. Open lab access Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm at TAFE NSW Griffith.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience your fee may decrease from the maximum shown.
Payment by instalment may also be available. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.

Enrolments will open from 14 October 2019 for our February 2020 intake.

To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

*Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

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 your chosen 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.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.

Core Units
Number Title
BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
ICTICT202 Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
ICTICT301 Create user documentation
ICTICT302 Install and optimise operating system software
ICTSAS301 Run standard diagnostic tests
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
Elective Units
Number Title
ICTICT203 Operate application software packages
ICTNWK301 Provide network systems administration
ICTNWK302 Determine and action network problems
ICTNWK304 Administer network peripherals
ICTNWK305 Install and manage network protocols
ICTSAS307 Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network
ICTICT303 Connect internal hardware components
ICTSAS304 Provide basic system administration
ICTSAS306 Maintain equipment and software
ICTSAS303 Care for computer hardware
ICTSAS305 Provide ICT advice to clients

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.
technical support, network administration, web technologies, software applications and digital media technologies.

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.

Course Location

Griffith Campus
Neville Place, Griffith
Phone 131 601

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