This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in introductory ICT technical functions.
Certificate III has three (3) specialist streams with direct relevance to workplace roles: applications stream, network administration stream, and support stream.
Provides skills in advanced use of software applications and could provide basic application software support within an organisation. This stream may provide for natural progression into the Certificate IV in Information Technology with a specialist focus on the General, Multimedia or Programming streams.
Network Administration Stream
Develops skills in the administration and maintenance of the user environment for a computer network. Graduates could work as a network administrator within an organisation. There are several vendor courses that may be integrated in this qualification. This stream may provide for natural progression into the Certificate IV in Information Technology with a specialist focus on the General, Networking or Websites streams.
Provides skills in basic use of a range of technologies to provide first level diagnostic support to people using ICT. This stream may provide for natural progression into the Certificate IV in Information Technology with a specialist focus on the General, Support or Websites.
Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Help-Desk Officer
- Help-Desk Assistant
- ICT Operations Support
- ICT User Support
- PC Support
- Technical Support.
Pathways to further study
To achieve a Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology, 17 units must be successfully completed:
6 Core Units
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11 Elective Units
Electives may vary from region to region, contact GETI Tasmania for a full list of electives.
- Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology
- IELTS 5.5 General Training (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent
Recognition of Prior Learning
At TasTAFE we believe that the things you already know how to do should be formally recognised.
Regardless of how, when or where the learning occurred, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of your skills and experience. When you apply to attend TasTAFE you can ask for recognition of:
- formal/informal learning
- life experience
- employment/work experience.
You may also be able to apply for credit transfer for units/modules that you have completed previously at another training organisation.
It is also possible to apply for credit for TasTAFE subjects if you decide to study at university.
Course information displayed on this website is subject to change.
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