AWARD COURSE

Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology


National Code: ICT30118
TAFE SA Code: TP01121


Description

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.

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Up to 6 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

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Scheduled

Information Session:

Thursday 31 October 2019
5:30-7:00pm at Adelaide City Campus - Lecture Theatre B.127




Information Session:

Tuesday 5 November 2019
5:30-7:00pm at Elizabeth Campus - Building B2, Room 1.09


Information Session:

Thursday 7 November 2019
5:30-7:00pm at Gilles Plains Campus - North Building, Room LRC-H





Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills date of application to this course
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Total Fees for the 6 month course
Subsidised
$2,030
Concession
$1,085

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$5,425

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. This course also has an incidentals cost of $24.00 for Headset.

    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • 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.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (ICT30118)
    Skills covered include workplace safety, communication, user documentation, operating systems and diagnostic testing. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 6 core units and 11 elective units.

    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.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Create user documentation 20
    Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices 40
    Install and optimise operating system software 20
    Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment 40

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply introductory programming techniques 40
    Build simple websites using commercial programs 40
    Customise packaged software applications for clients 80
    Develop macros and templates for clients using standard products 60
    Implement system software changes 40
    Install and configure virtual machines 50
    Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network 50
    Operate application software packages 60
    Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes 30
    Provide basic system administration 20
    Run standard diagnostic tests 40
    Use advanced features of computer applications 40
    Use simple relational databases 30
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