Course Start Date
32 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
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
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This course is superseded.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.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a full time, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 21 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 17 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 11 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 4 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.
Your course will be delivered via modified face to face practical workshops.
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.
They 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
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
There is a new version of this course coming soon. If it is available before you complete your studies, you will be notified of your options and may be transferred to the new course.
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
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 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9.00am to 4.30pm.
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
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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
|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|
|ICTICT302||Install and optimise operating system software|
|ICTSAS308||Run standard diagnostic tests|
|ICTICT301||Create user documentation|
|ICTICT203||Operate application software packages|
|ICTSAS303||Care for computer hardware|
|ICTSAS305||Provide ICT advice to clients|
|ICTPRG301||Apply introductory programming techniques|
|ICTNWK305||Install and manage network protocols|
|ICTSAS306||Maintain equipment and software|
|ICTICT303||Connect internal hardware components|
|ICTSAS307||Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network|
|ICTNWK302||Determine and action network problems|
|ICTSAS304||Provide basic system administration|
|ICTNWK304||Administer network peripherals|
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.
36 Gladstone Avenue, Wollongong
Phone 131 601
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