Find Courses

Study Areas

Skill Areas



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
How to Apply Please Enquire
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

Summary
To successfully complete this course, students must complete a total of 14 units, consisting of:
7 core units and 7 elective units.
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
2018 Study Sequence
New students studying full-time
Students commencing the course in February or July, enrol into Security & Maintenance Skills Cluster and IT Industry Skills Cluster.
Students commencing the course in April or October, enrol into Application Skills Cluster and Hardware & Software Installation Cluster.

New students studying part-time
Students commencing the course in February or July, enrol into the Security & Maintenance Skills Cluster OR the IT Industry Skills Cluster.
Students commencing the course in April or October – choose from either the Application Skills Cluster OR the Hardware & Software Installation Cluster.

Continuing students
Enrol into any available clusters that haven’t previously been completed. 
For full-time study, enrol into two clusters at a time.
For part-time study, enrol into one cluster at a time 

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
Project

Course Intakes

2018 On-campus

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


Summary

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


For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here

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