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ICT30115 - Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology

Overview

At a glance

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.

Persons 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.

Application Mode On-campus
Courses/Units
Availability Mackay CityRockhampton City
Duration1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
Intake Dates
There are four course intakes for 2018, available in February, April, July and October.
Full course cost$4,012.00
Unit cost$236.00

Please refer to the 2017 VET Certificate Level and 2017 VET Diploma and Student Loans Price Lists for a breakdown of the Non Concessional, Concessional and Student Fees.

Hours of Study

Twelve (12) months.

Career Opportunities

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: help desk officer, help desk assistant, ICT operations support, ICT user support, PC support, technical support.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course, however completion of Certificate II in Information, Digital Media & Technology is highly recommended. 

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

Foundation Skills Cluster
  • Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment (ICTICT202)
  • Operate application software packages (ICTICT203)
  • Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement (ICTWEB201)
Business Practices Cluster
  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices (BSBSUS401)
  • Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes (BSBWHS304)
System Build and Test Cluster
  • Connect internal hardware components (ICTICT303)
  • Run standard diagnostic tests (ICTSAS301)
Small Business Networking Cluster
  • Install and manage network protocols (ICTNWK305)
  • Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network (ICTSAS307)
Linux Cluster
  • Install and optimise operating system software (ICTICT302)
  • Provide basic system administration (ICTSAS304)
Advanced Documents Cluster
  • Create user documentation (ICTICT301)
  • Use advanced features of computer applications (ICTICT308)
Large Business Networking Cluster
  • Provide network systems administration (ICTNWK301)
  • Determine and action network problems (ICTNWK302)
  • Configure and administer a network operating system (ICTNWK303)
  • Administer network peripherals (ICTNWK304)

Study Sequence

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

Availabilities

2018 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.

Full-time students are expected to attend on-campus classes for two days per week and spend another two days each week doing online learning, revision and assessments. Part-time students are expected to attend on-campus classes for 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:
Business Practices classes are held weekly on Mondays from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Small Business Networking classes are held weekly on Thursdays 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

April intake:
Foundation Skills classes are held weekly on Mondays from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
System Build & Test classes are held weekly on Thursdays 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

July intake:
Large Business Networking classes are held weekly on Mondays 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Foundation Skills classes are held weekly on Thursdays from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

October intake:
Linux classes are held weekly on Thursdays 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Advanced Documents classes are held weekly on Fridays 9:00 am – 11:00 am

It is expected that students who don’t hold a Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology, also attend a bridging class held on Wednesdays from 8.30 am - 3 pm for the first six months of their study.

Timing

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

Duration and dates

1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

Fees and scholarships

Fees

Full course cost: $4,012.00

Unit cost: $236.00

Please refer to the 2017 VET Certificate Level and 2017 VET Diploma and Student Loans Price Lists for a breakdown of the Non Concessional, Concessional and Student Fees.

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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