The Certificate III in Information Technology is a hands-on qualification 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.
This Certificate III program takes advantage of the latest advances in virtual technology to safely transfer IT theory to practical application. Our students will have the opportunity to develop new skills or hone their existing IT abilities using a virtual laboratory specifically designed to provide a realistic IT experience. This means our learners can practice and experiment in a safe setting with no risk to operational systems or networks in the workplace.
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Please note that subjects and specific units of competency on offer will vary and may change during your enrolment
Elective subjects may apply and will be determined during the induction process
Up to 4 electives. Total Elective Options Based on Subjects Chosen
Basic system administration functions and the importance of protecting data are the two main issues covered in this subject. Activities include implementing components of systems backup and restoring files from backups. In addition, there are activities on virus scanning and confirming licensing for a stand-alone device. Content explores the legal requirements to protect personally identifiable data and information. A virtual practical lab is used as a key assessment tool.
ICT problems can be difficult to solve. This subject covers critical thinking and team problem solving techniques aimed at identifying the nature of ICT issues. It also covers the skills to provide ICT advice and support to users, including the communication of detailed technical information. Basic troubleshooting of common hardware and software issues are included in the practical components of this subject. A virtual Lab is used to simulate the actioning of client requests for assistance and advice.
Learn the skills and knowledge required to remotely support the resolution of ICT technical enquiries. You will learn the techniques to record, prioritise and escalate client support requests received by your IT Help Desk, and the effective use of multiple information systems to troubleshoot and record your actions. A virtual practical lab is used for assessments.
Effectively maintaining and administering a network environment will provide your users with a seamless experience. This Subject 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.
An optimised and properly configured Operating System is at the heart of every IT device. This Subject addresses the skills required to plan, install and configure Operating System software to meet your organisational and client’s needs. You will learn both graphical use interface and command line entries to ensure long-term successful operations.
Installing, configuring and optimizing network operating system (OS) software to meet business and client needs is crucial to daily operations in the modern workplace. In this Subject, you will learn the critical skills needed to determine data needs, create file structures, set security requirements and manage your user’s network accounts.
Protocols are key to your network operating successfully both locally and globally. This fundamental Subject delivers the skills required to identify and install protocol requirements, apply efficient network topologies and maintain your network’s interoperability across the net.
Effective command and control of the many peripherals on your network is vital to sustained operations. This Subject will teach you the skills needed to locate, configure, install and maintain every peripheral connected to your network, while ensuring the security and operation of your network is protected.
Providing immediate resolution for Network outages is at the heart of the modern IT technician’s role. In this Subject you will learn to diagnose symptoms, use modern troubleshooting techniques and skillfully resolve a wide range of network faults and outages impacting your users network access.
There are a number of key elements required in setting up a small networking environment. Within this Subject you will learn how to setup and configure a small network from scratch. You will be exposed to a wide range of tools to setup appropriate network security as well as troubleshoot any network connectivity issues.
IT problems are always best resolved at the lowest level possible. This Subject will teach you how to investigate the technical support needed and provide advice to the customer on their software, hardware or network problem. Additional focus is given to ensuring the effective resolution and documentation of problems with your client to provide a smooth return to operations.
The ability to install software and operating systems are a fundamental skill set required by an IT Technician. This Subject will see you install, configure and test an Operating System in our Virtual Lab. You will also learn how to run a range of diagnostic tests designed to prolong the life of your IT equipment and Operating Systems.
The Cloud offers amazing opportunities, but only if you choose the right services for your organisation. This forward-thinking Subject will help you learn to review and evaluate the range of Cloud options, deployment models, implementation factors and their impact on your organisation. Finally, you will learn to prepare and deliver your findings to the key decision makers within your business.
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1,740* - $
12 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Certificate III in Information Technology course.
Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.
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