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Certificate III Program in Information, Digital Media and Technology (Programming)

Duration Up to 6 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
TAFE SA CodeCP00181
Course TypeComposite Course
Course UnitsView Units
FacultiesInformation Technology
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Campus Locations for Course Delivery


Campus/Delivery SATAC
Application Study Mode Study Load
Full / Part Time
bcBarossa Valley644342Apply Now On CampusFT & PTDay Only
bcBerri646324Apply Now On CampusFT & PTDay Only
bcKadina630319Apply Now On CampusFT & PTDay Only
bcMount Barker609356Apply Now On CampusFT & PTDay & Evening
bcMount Gambier655372Apply Now On CampusFT & PTDay & Evening
bcPort Lincoln624332Apply Now On CampusFT & PTDay Only
bcPort Pirie628316Apply Now On CampusFT & PTDay Only
bx Students will be able to complete subjects in common with the Cert III Information, Digital Media and Technology (General) by attending classes at this campus but will need to study online or attend the Adelaide City campus to complete this qualification.
cx Further offers will be made on 19 August, 9 September and 23 September.

Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

    Course Notes & Special Requirements

    • If there are more applicants than available places, TAFE SA will make offers based on date of application.

    How to Apply

    Award Courses

    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    People working at this level will support information technology activities in the workplace across a wide range of ICT areas, including technical support, network administration, web technologies, software applications and digital media technologies. Possible job roles include: Help Desk Officer; Help Desk Assistant; ICT Operations Support; ICT User Support; PC Support; Technical Support.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Skills Covered

    Certificate III Program in Information, Digital Media and Technology (Programming)
    This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a wide range of general Information and Communications Technology (ICT) technical functions and to achieve a degree of self-sufficiency as an advanced ICT user. The focus is on Programming. 6 core units plus 11 electives.


    Successful completion of this course provides you with the following qualifications:

    QualificationTAFE SA CodeNational Code
    Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and TechnologyTP00736ICT30115

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.

    To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.