(ICT30115) Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology

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Course Overview

  • Become a confident and advanced ICT user.
  • Join a dynamic and innovative industry set for significant future growth.
  • Learn from the industry experts.

The ICT plays a crucial role in Tasmania. It supports a range of high growth industries and also provides key stand-alone services. With this growth has come increased demand for a range of ICT specialists. Systems analysts, programmers, developers and software engineers are amongst job opportunity hotspots. Tasmania boasts many successful ICT enterprises and has a workforce development plan in place to further grow, foster and develop the local industry. Large scale data centres are increasingly relocating to Tasmania, attracted by lower cooling costs, competitive water pricing, renewable energy, environmental sustainability, and an enviable lifestyle.

ICT30115 – Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology provides the skills and knowledge for students to become competent in a range of introductory ICT functions. It is designed to support a range of information activities in the workplace and allow you to develop self-sufficiency as an advanced ICT user.

The course includes two specialist streams:

  • Support – Develops skills in the advanced use of software applications in order to provide basic application software support, hardware support and administration.
  • Networking – Provides skills in basic use of a range of technologies to provide first level diagnostic support for computer network and administration to people using ICT.
CRICOS Code
086510M
AQF Code
ICT30115
Course Duration
22 weeks
Location
Hobart, Launceston
Intake Dates
Hobart: February, July; Launceston: February, July
Study Mode
Full time, on-campus
Course Fee
$7000
Additional Course Costs
None
English Language Requirements
IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent
Prerequisites
None

 

Career Opportunities

This qualification may lead to the following career opportunities:

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

 

Pathways to Further Study

This course may be a pathway to further study. Related courses include:

ICT40115 – Certificate IV in Information Technology

ICT50415 – Diploma of Information Technology Networking

 

Course Structure

To attain ICT30115 – Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology a total number of 17 units must be achieved, 6 core units plus 11 elective units.

Electives available upon request.

Core Units
BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
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

 

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.

Assessment may include:

  • Questions
  • Observation
  • Tasks/Projects

 

What Will I Need To Bring?

USB storage device for in-class work

 

Other Costs

None

 

Entry Requirements

IELTS 5.5 General Training (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent

 

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster, saving you valuable time and money.

 

Disclaimer

Course information displayed on this website is subject to change without notice.

 

Pathways to further study

Certificate IV in Information Technology