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Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology

ICT30118

Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology – ICT30118

Course Overview

Turn your passion for tech into a fulfilling career. The Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology is the first step to a successful career in the IT industry. You'll learn about the latest technology innovations, including Internet of Things (IoT), Virtual and Augmented Reality, and best practice cybersecurity.

Our face-to-face learning environment and facilities mean you get the chance to practice skills as you go, so you can graduate with the confidence to tackle whatever problems come your way. Key areas of focus include diagnosing common computer-related problems, administering computer systems and basic network systems, and advanced features of both systems.

This course is delivered on-campus, as a traineeship in the workplace and as a VET in Schools course. We'll support you to balance study and work, and you'll gain valuable on-the-job experience that will boost your CV and give you the confidence to go out into the workforce.

This course is available as part of the JobTrainer initiative for eligible students.

Interested in Studying this Course?

Thank you for showing interest in this course which has now been superseded and has a new replacement course being developed.

If you are interested in knowing more or being kept up to date about possible new replacement courses, please reach out to us either by phone or provide us with your contact details via the "Register Your Interest" button on this page and we will reach out to you.

Career Pathways

This course will prepare you to work in the IT industry, and allow you to perform more effectively in roles such as:

  • Help Desk Officer
  • ICT Operations Support
  • ICT User Support
  • Network Administration and Support
  • Network Technician

Working in this industry will give you exposure to a broad range of people and operations. You may be dealing with software and hardware issues, specialist software packages, and problem solving.

Armed with these essential business skills, you'll have the chance to work across different industries and locations.

Course Dates & Times

Currently there are no upcoming sessions available for this course. To register your interest in this course, click the "Register Your Interest" button at the top of this page.

1. Subsidised Standard
$3,936.00
2. Subsidised Standard (Concession)
$787.00
3. Subsidised Trainee
$1,818.00
4. Subsidised Trainee (Concession)
$896.00
5. Full Fee
$4,032.00
Course Materials
$160.00
Student Services Fees (per year)
$70.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2021 and may change without notice.

Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

All students are required to pay an annual Student Services Fee (SSF) of $70.00. The Student Services Fee contributes to the provision of student engagement, learning and support services. SSF does not apply to short course participants.

Further details on fees available

Core Units
BSBSUS401
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWHS304
Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
ICTICT202
Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
ICTICT301
Create user documentation
ICTICT302
Install and optimise operating system software
ICTSAS308
Run standard diagnostic tests
Elective Units
BSBEBU401
Review and maintain a website
ICTICT203
Operate application software packages
ICTICT303
Connect internal hardware components
ICTICT306
Migrate to new technology
ICTICT308
Use advanced features of computer applications
ICTNWK301
Provide network systems administration
ICTNWK302
Determine and action network problems
ICTNWK303
Configure and administer a network operating system
ICTNWK304
Administer network peripherals
ICTNWK305
Install and manage network protocols
ICTNWK401
Install and manage a server
ICTPRG301
Apply introductory object-oriented language skills
ICTPRG301
Apply introductory programming techniques
ICTSAS303
Care for computer hardware
ICTSAS304
Provide basic system administration
ICTSAS305
Provide ICT advice to clients
ICTSAS306
Maintain equipment and software
ICTSAS307
Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network
ICTWEB201
Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
ICTWEB302
Build simple websites using commercial programs
ICTWEB303
Produce digital images for the web

Michelle McNab
Campus: Shepparton

Robert Squires
Campus: Wangaratta

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or submit an enquiry through our website now and one of the team will be in touch.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

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