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ICT20115 - Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology

Overview

At a glance

Students will obtain knowledge providing a foundation for a career in computers and modern technology providing fundamental ICT knowledge and skills. They will be involved in areas such as introduction to ICT environment, OH&S, hardware and peripherals, software applications and client services.

This qualification provides basic digital literacy skills to support a wide range of varying industry occupations.

Study Mode On-campus
Units/Credits
Availability Mackay CityRockhampton City
Duration6 months full-time or 12 months part-time
Intake Dates
There are four course intakes for 2018, available in February, April, July and October.
Full course cost$2800.00
Subsidised course cost$952.00
Subsidised Concession course cost$518.00

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

Hours of Study

Six (6) months

Career Opportunities

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: office assistant, records assistant, junior office support.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements. Basic typing skills are helpful but not essential.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.

Structure and assessment

Units

Standard Course Structure

IT Industry Skills Cluster
  • Participate in Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices (BSBSUS201)
  • Contribute to health and safety of self and others (BSBWHS201)
  • Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment (ICTICT202)
Hardware & Software Installation Cluster
  • Use computer operating systems and hardware (ICTICT201)
  • Install software applications (ICTICT206)
  • Connect hardware peripherals (ICTSAS203)
  • Connect and use a home based local wireless network (ICTSAS209)
Application Skills Cluster
  • Operate application software packages (ICTICT203)
  • Operate a digital media technology package (ICTICT204)
  • Operate database applications (ICTICT210)
  • Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement (ICTWEB201)
Security & Maintenance Skills Cluster
  • Apply problem-solving techniques to routine ICT malfunctions (ICTSAS202)
  • Maintain ICT system integrity (ICTSAS205)
  • Detect and protect from spam and destructive software (ICTSAS206)

Study Sequence

To view more information about these units, as well as the suggested study plan, please visit the handbook.

Availabilities

On-campus

This course is available to study on-campus at the following locations:

CQUniversity Mackay City
Classes will be held at Building 1, Room 2.24.

CQUniversity Rockhampton City
Classes will be held at Building B, Room 2.05.

Class attendance will depend on which cluster of units students are enrolled into. Full-time students are expected to attend classes two days per week and spend another two days each week doing online learning, revision and assessments. Part-time students are expected to attend classes one day per week and spend another day each week doing online learning, revision and assessments.

On-campus classes will be held at the following times at both locations: 

February intake:
Industry Skills classes are held weekly on Mondays from 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Security & Maintenance Skills classes are held weekly on Wednesdays 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

April intake:
Application Skills classes are held weekly on Mondays from 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Hardware & Software Installation Skills classes are held weekly on Wednesdays 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

July intake:
Security & Maintenance Skills classes are held weekly on Wednesdays 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Industry Skills classes are held weekly on Thursdays from 9:00 am – 11:00 am

October intake:
Application Skills classes are held weekly on Tuesdays from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Hardware & Software Installation Skills classes are held weekly on Wednesdays 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Timing

There are four course intakes for 2018, available in February, April, July and October.

Duration and dates

6 months full-time or 12 months part-time

Fees and scholarships

Fees

Full course cost: $2800.00

Subsidised course cost: $952.00

Subsidised Concession course cost: $518.00

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

The Queensland Government determines the schedule set by CQUniversity. Additional fees may be charged for printed materials, protective clothing and tools etc. A full copy of all regulations associated with VET fees can be accessed from the Queensland Government Legislation website.

All fees must be paid to finalise enrolment or a payment arrangement entered into. You will be liable for all payments, even if you discontinue enrolment, subject to the Refund Policy. Debt recovery action will be taken to recover outstanding fees. Please select from the following:

  • VET Student Loans
    VET Student Loans will commence from 1 January 2017 and is an interest free Australian Government income contingency loan that assists eligible full fee paying students to pay their Tuition Fees.
  • VET Government funded programs
    The cost of these programs is based on a student contribution fee. A concession may be available in some situations. Additional resource/material costs will vary from program to program.
  • VET fee-for-service programs (full fee paying)
    These are competitively priced full-fee paying programs which do not attract concessions.

Price lists

Scholarships

Please refer to the scholarship pages for more information.

How to Apply

Applying

You’ve made an excellent choice. Now that you have decided to train or study at CQUniversity, the next step is to apply, and we’re here to assist you every step of the way.

Before you apply, you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t have a USI, creating one is quick and easy. Simply visit usi.gov.au to create one.

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For further information

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