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Offering Info

Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology

  • National Course Code: ICT30118
  • TAFE NSW code: ICT30118-01V02-21HNB-231

Location – Hornsby

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

31.6 Hours per week

Duration

18 Weeks

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

Course Details

The nationally accredited Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology is the perfect course for analytical thinkers who are eager to enter a booming industry. Learn to administer networks and support websites to keep the digital engine of your organisation humming.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn 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 attributes to help you get ahead:

  • A passion for technology
  • Positive approach to problem-solving
  • An analytical mind
  • Communication and interpersonal skills

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • Knowledge of office software and business technology
  • Skills that can be used in any industry
  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

Our graduates move into job roles like:

  • Help desk assistant/officer
  • ICT operations/user support
  • PC support
  • Technical support

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • 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

This course is superseded.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

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol now.

Traineeship
TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol in the course as a trainee you must:

  • Be employed in the information technology (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, we recommend 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, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

  • Completed the Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology course or have equivalent.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • Have basic knowledge of computer and its applications.

Discover the skills you need for the job you want at the TAFE NSW Information Sessions, 21-25 June 2021.

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 26 May 2021 6.00pm to 8.00pm Hornsby Campus, Building G, Level 1, Room G1.09
Wednesday, 2, 9, 16, 23 June 2021 6.00pm to 8.00pm Hornsby Campus, Building G, Level 1, Room G1.09
Thursday, 24 June 2021 11:00am to 1:00pm Hornsby Campus, Building G, Level 1, Room G1.09

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Full Time Blended course. You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class, over 4 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 11.9 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 3.4 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, online research, assignment preparation, linkedin.com videos, reading books, attending support tutorials etc.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:
Completion of Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology course or have equivalent.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

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

  • Weekly Tutorial Support classes available to those who need additional help.

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

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday from 9:30am to 12:30pm, Tuesday, Wednesday from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Friday from 9:00am to 4.30pm. 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?

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

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
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
ICTSAS308 Run standard diagnostic tests
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBEBU401 Review and maintain a website
BSBITU311 Use simple relational databases
ICTICT203 Operate application software packages
ICTICT304 Implement system software changes
ICTICT308 Use advanced features of computer applications
ICTICT409 Develop macros and templates for clients using standard products
ICTPRG301 Apply introductory programming techniques
ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
ICTWEB302 Build simple websites using commercial programs
ICTWEB303 Produce digital images for the web
ICTWEB431 Create and style simple markup language documents

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

Hornsby
205 Peats Ferry Road, Hornsby
Phone 131 601

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