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Offering Info

Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology

  • National Course Code: ICT30118
  • TAFE NSW code: ICT30118-01V02-20ALB-026

Location – Albury

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

16 Hours per week

Duration

34 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer

Course Details

According to Job Outlook, ICT Support Technicians are in high demand. If you are a tech-head, enjoy helping people and want a skillset that is sought-after in multiple industries, then the nationally recognised Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology is for you. Learn to administer networks and support websites to keep the digital engine of your organisation humming.

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

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course work, you will learn how to:

  • Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
  • Install and optimise operating system software
  • Troubleshoot ICT problems
  • Create user documentation
  • Use application software packages
  • Participate in Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) processes

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the qualities you need:

  • Confidence dealing with people in a business environment
  • Expert at problem-solving
  • Manage competing tasks and priorities

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

You will earn:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at certificate III level
  • Knowledge of office software and business technology
  • Skills that can be used in any industry

GROW YOUR CAREER

Expand your career and specialise your digital knowledge through TAFE NSW:

  • Certificate IV in Information Technology
  • Certificate IV in Support
  • Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies
  • Certificate IV in Networking
  • Certificate IV in Programming
  • Certificate IV in Cyber Security

INDUSTRY DEMAND

This qualification is on the NSW Skills List - which means that there is a demand for these skills - and prepares students for entry level jobs as an ICT Helpdesk or Support Technician. According to Job Outlook, there are likely to be around 62,000 job openings for ICT Support Technicians over 5 years (that is about 12,400 a year).

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

TAFE NSW offers the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology as either a traineeship or non-traineeship, so you can construct the career you want.

Non-traineeship

There are no entry requirements for non-trainees. You can enrol in this course now.

Traineeship

To be eligible for this course you must:

  • Be employed in the IT industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • Basic computer experience including Microsoft Office
  • Basic communication skills

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

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 be enrolled in this course, participants should have the following skills:

  • 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
  • Read and interpret printed and online prompts, forums and manuals

Students will need to attend a 1 day induction on campus to be taught the skills to learn remotely and will need daily access to the following equipment:

  • A current computer that is an i5 or better, 8GB RAM minimum but prefer 16GB, at least 500GB HDD free space or external storage
  • A large monitor or 2 smaller monitors, if possible
  • Backup device like a USB 3.0 HDD
  • A reliable fast unlimited internet connection
  • Web camera, headset and microphone
  • A space for study where the student can concentrate away from too many distractions

To successfully complete this course, you will need to competently complete all 17 units, 6 core and 11 electives which have been pre-selected after consultation with industry to ascertain the skills and knowledge required for the job role or to progress into higher qualifications.

The expectation is that by enrolling in this qualification you commit to the time frame in which the qualification is being delivered. The proposed study schedule will be discussed and an individual training plan will be established. Should you fall behind your agreed schedule you will be required to complete additional work and learning outside scheduled class time.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

Date Time Location
Wednesday, 22 July 2020 12.00pm to 1.00pm Virtual Information Session
Wednesday, 22 July 2020 5.00pm to 6.00pm Virtual Information Session

Enquiry-ITDelivery-WWG@tafensw.edu.au

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time day, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 11 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 34 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 5 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 2 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including self-directed learning for revision of content, research and preparation for assessments and carry out research activities using the internet and/or library.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course is designed for people who have an interest in Information Technology Networking and want to go on and study higher level courses and pursue a career in the field.

SERVICES AND STUDY 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

This course is currently scheduled on Monday 12.30pm to 7.00pm and Tuesday 9.00am to 3.30pm. Your course will be delivered connected online via Microsoft Teams and modified face to face practical workshops.

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?

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
BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
ICTICT202 Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
ICTSAS308 Run standard diagnostic tests
ICTICT302 Install and optimise operating system software
ICTICT301 Create user documentation
Elective Units
Number Title
ICTICT203 Operate application software packages
ICTNWK305 Install and manage network protocols
ICTSAS303 Care for computer hardware
ICTSAS306 Maintain equipment and software
ICTICT303 Connect internal hardware components
ICTSAS304 Provide basic system administration
ICTNWK304 Administer network peripherals
ICTSAS307 Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network
ICTNWK302 Determine and action network problems
ICTSAS305 Provide ICT advice to clients
ICTPRG301 Apply introductory programming techniques

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

Albury
Poole Street, Albury
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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