Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology

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Cost

Subsidised Standard:

$3,936.00

Subsidised Standard (Concession):

$787.00

Subsidised Trainee:

$4,480.00

Subsidised Trainee (Concession):

$896.00

Full Fee:

$4,032.00

Course Materials:

$160.00

Student Services Fees (per year):

$70.00

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Thank you for showing interest in this course which has now been superseded and has a new replacement course being developed.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

Fee Information

1. Subsidised Standard: $3,936.00

2. Subsidised Standard (Concession): $787.00

3. Subsidised Trainee: $4,480.00

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

Course Study Units

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

Course Co-ordinator

Michelle McNab
Campus: Shepparton

Robert Squires
Campus: Wangaratta

Educational Support Services

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.

Learning support

A free and confidential service to help you build the foundation skills you need to be successful at TAFE. Improve your english language, maths and/or writing skills; enhance your computer, exam and study skills.

Learn more about our learning support services

Library

Our library team are passionate about supporting students to achieve their study goals. They have subject guides, referencing help, and online resources to assist you with you assessments.

Find how to reach out to our library in Shepparton

Jobs and study options

Our Skills and Jobs Centres can assist and talk through options for courses, careers, assistance with job applications and more.

Reach out to our Skills and Jobs Centres

Student Support

Whether you need support with time management, your mental health, grief and loss, a diagnosed disability, financial hardship, or any other challenge life through your way, we are here to help.

Support for personal issues

We have a dedicated team to ensure students have the help they need with personal issues impacting studies such as homelessness, family problems & setting up payment plans.

Find out how the Student Experience Team can help you

Disability support

Get access to the supports and adjustments you need for your disability or medical condition to be successful in your studies.

Seek support from our Equitable Learning Advisors

Counselling services

We offer free counselling services to help you work through life's challenges including grief and loss, mental health or relationships.

Learn about our Student Wellbeing Advisors

Learner's Rights

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

Further information is provided at course induction.

Enrolment

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

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.