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Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology (ICT20115)

Course summary

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.

Course details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Fees www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
Study Area
  • - Information Technology and Digital Media
Skill Area
  • - Information Technology
AQF Level Level 2: Certificate II

Entry Requirements

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

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

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

Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure

Six (6) months

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

Course Availabilities

CQUniversity Mackay City

Timing
There are two intakes for this course. One intake for Term 1 2017 and one intake for Term 2 2017.

Duration and dates
6 months.

Load
Fourteen (14) units must be successfully completed - seven (7) core units and seven (7) set electives.

Notes

Classes are held on Monday's from 8.30 am - 4.00 pm at Building 1, Room 2.24.

Term 1 - First class is on Monday, 30 January 2017 and will end Monday, 19 June 2017.
Term 2 - First class is on Monday, 10 July 2017 and will end Monday,  27 November 2017.

CQUniversity Rockhampton City

Timing
There are two intakes for this course. One intake for Term 1 2017 and one intake for Term 2 2017.

Duration and dates
6 months.

Load
Fourteen (14) units must be successfully completed - seven (7) core units and seven (7) set electives.

Notes

Classes are held on Monday's from 8.30 am - 4.00 pm at Building B, 2.05.

Term 1 - First class is on Monday 30 January 2017 and will end Monday, 19 June 2017.
Term 2 - First class is on Monday 10 July 2017 and will end Monday, 27 November 2017.

Related Courses

Course code Course name Short Course
ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology No
ICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology No

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.

What else might I find useful?

Financial assistance with fees may be available through concessions or via ‘Time to Pay’ payment plan. This and other information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at www.cqu.edu.au/current-student