The Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology is a hands-on course that has a key focus on the skills and knowledge essential for any IT career! You will learn all the essential skills for a successful career in IT including how to run standard diagnostic tests, install and optimise operating system software and manage the migration to newer technology.
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It is essential that IT professionals work in a safe manner, especially as their roles may involve working with devices that hold electrical current. This subject examines typical WH&S policies and procedures, key safe working practices such as manual handling and storage. It also has three specific safety focussed quizzes on consultation, safety laws and computer equipment safety.
Understanding the need to incorporate new technology in a workplace can allow the company to stay ahead of its competitors. In this subject we explore and document the pros and cons of implementing new industry specific technologies in a workplace and how consulting with relevant stakeholders can ensure that these technologies are aligned with the business objectives.
Significant cost savings can be made by managing workplace technology in a sustainable way. This subject looks at ways to cost equipment replacement, consumables and maintenance, and how to apply "green" practices that benefit the business as well as the environment.
Operating Systems are at the heart of modern computing. This subject build upon the student’s current understanding of various operating system software that can be used to maintain and protect the system. Taking it one step further we identify the importance of appropriate change procedures to be used in the workplace to ensure proper tracking and documentation of any system modifications.
This subject provides a foundation for working in an IT environment by explaining typical roles and responsibilities and standard IT policies and procedures. Assisting clients and customers through good communication skills is taught, and a simulated real-time support call with the College Trainer helps build practical skills. The last section of the subject delves into the business application of Social Media.
Maintaining and administering a network environment can provide its users with a seamless experience. We look at areas such as setting up user accounts, modifying user permissions, installing and understanding basic networking protocols as well as conducting a range of command line networking tools in order to troubleshoot and uncover networking issues.
Maintaining the computer system is one way of ensuring a maximum life expectancy. Throughout this subject you will look at ways of maintaining the hardware of the computer system (internal, external and peripheral components) using safe work practices. The student will be shown how to put together a maintenance plan so that the computers within the workplace are proactively maintained and services.
There are a number of key elements required in setting up a small networking environment. Within this task the student will learn how to setup a small network from scratch; by setting up and configuring various network hardware devices. The student will be advised of an array of tools that could be used to both setup appropriate network security as well as troubleshoot any network connectivity issues.
Learn key word processing skills that will allow you to create template documents, design and prepare multiple page documents, use mail merge and apply styles in accordance with any organisational style guides. You will also learn how to insert tables and images and an excel graph or chart into your word document to improve its readability and appeal.
The usage and integration of Microsoft Office products is an important skill to have for the workplace. This subject covers the usage of popular Microsoft Office products such as: Word, Excel and PowerPoint and teaches how these products can be integrated together in order to streamline currency of information within various documents.
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1,740* - $
8 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Certificate III online TAFE level course in Information Digital Media and Technology.
Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.
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