Information Technology Certificate III ICT30120

A HANDS-ON PRACTICAL COURSE TO START YOUR IT CAREER

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.

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Subject Choices

offered under the Certificate III in Information Technology

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

Specialist Electives Can Be Added at the Halfway Point if Needed

  • Local Device System Administration

    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.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBXCS303 Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information
    • ICTSAS304 Provide basic system administration
    • ICTSAS213 Maintain the integrity of ICT systems
  • ICT Problem Solving

    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.

    • Unit(s):
    • ICTSAS305 Provide ICT advice to clients
    • BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
    • BSBXTW301 Work in a team
    • ICTICT313 Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
  • Mid Course Survey

    • Unit(s):
    • MID-SURVEY Mid Course Survey
  • Programming with Javascript

    Learn to create simple applications through introductory programming techniques with Javascript. This Subject covers applying language syntax, control structures to create code, using programming standards, testing and debugging.

    • Unit(s):
    • ICTPRG302 Apply introductory programming techniques
  • Support ICT Technical Problems

    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, and the effective use of multiple information systems to troubleshoot and record your actions. A virtual practical lab is used for assessments.

    • Unit(s):
    • ICTICT219 Interact and resolve queries with ICT clients
    • ICTSAS212 Record the requirements of client support requests
    • ICTWOR306 Resolve technical enquiries using multiple information systems
    • ICTSAS211 Develop solutions for basic ICT malfunctions and problems

Course Fees

Quality Education at a Fair Price

$

1,740

* - $

3,750



Course Duration

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.

Entry Requirements

for the Certificate III in Information Technology

  • Work Placement
    To achieve best practical application of this course it is recommended that you be in a work environment where you can practice some of the skills learnt.
  • Literacy Skills
    Reading Skills
    You must be able to:
    Read basic texts relevant to workplace requirements (ie policies and procedures)
    Read and evaluate information and ideas to extract meaning relevant to the topic
    Use different reading comprehension strategies as needed (ie identifying, questioning, previewing)

    As a guide - you should have completed Year 10 schooling, or have proven workplace reading skills.

    Writing Skills
    You must be able to:
    Write clear sequenced instructions for using routine/everyday activities
    Draft short emails and letters to convey required information
    Complete a range of forms requiring routine and factual data

    As a guide - you must have completed Year 10 schooling, or have proven workplace written communication skills.
  • Language Skills (Spoken English)
    You must be able to:
    Demonstrate language use appropriate to different circumstances
    Make enquiries or seek clarification as needed to perform tasks
    Explain routine procedures and give clear sequenced instructions to others

    As a basic guide - you must have sufficient English speaking skills to be able to communicate with your Student Adviser over the phone.
  • Numeracy Skills
    You must be able to:
    Interpret, comprehend and use a range of everyday mathematical information in familiar and routine contexts

    As a basic guide - you must have completed Year 10 schooling, or have a working knowledge of basic mathematical functions.
  • Digital Literacy Skills
    You must be able to:
    Open and use a computer application (such as your Web Browser)
    Navigate a website by following instructions and follow website "links"
    Type and edit text eg for short answer assessment questions 
    Select the appropriate answers in a multiple choice list (select the correct option(s))
    Download, save, edit and upload documents or files
    Write, edit, send, receive and save emails
    Open and use a word processing application (such as Microsoft Word or Google Docs)
    Open and use a spreadsheet program (such as Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets) depending on electives chosen
  • Computer and Internet Requirements
    You must have:
    Highspeed internet connect
    Access to a Desktop Computer or Laptop; some course work may be completed via mobile devices
    Internet access with Internet Explorer 8+, Chrome or Firefox
    Microsoft Office 2010 Word (or higher)
    Access to a Current Windows 10 Operating System
    Access to a desktop computer that can be physically dismantled (eg removal of hard drive and other components) and reassembled depending on subject choices
    Access to router, switches if required
    Possess Administrator rights for installation of software on a local computer

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