ICT30115 - Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology

Course Details

Course Summary

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.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $4012 (2018)
$4267 (2019)
Subsidised Full Fee $1258 (2018)
$1343 (2019)
Subsidised Concession Fee $442 (2018)
$476 (2019)
Fee for service per unit $251 (2019)
Subsidised full fee per unit $79 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $28 (2019)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Online
Study Area
  • Information Technology and Digital Media
Skill Area
  • Information Technology
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

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

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

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

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 6 core units
  2. Complete 11 elective units
Standard Course Structure

1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • On-campus
Advanced Documents Cluster
ICTICT301 Create user documentation More Information
ICTICT308 Use advanced features of computer applications More Information
Business Practices Cluster
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices More Information
BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes More Information
Foundation Skills Cluster
ICTICT202 Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment More Information
ICTICT203 Operate application software packages More Information
ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement More Information
Large Business Networking Cluster
ICTNWK301 Provide network systems administration More Information
ICTNWK302 Determine and action network problems More Information
ICTNWK303 Configure and administer a network operating system More Information
ICTNWK304 Administer network peripherals More Information
Linux Cluster
ICTICT302 Install and optimise operating system software More Information
ICTSAS304 Provide basic system administration More Information
Small Business Networking Cluster
ICTNWK305 Install and manage network protocols More Information
ICTSAS307 Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network More Information
System Build and Test Cluster
Full-time students are to enrol into two clusters at a time and part-time students are to enrol into one cluster at a time. Enrol into the cluster/s available for the current intake.
ICTICT303 Connect internal hardware components More Information
ICTSAS301 Run standard diagnostic tests More Information

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
ICTICT301 Create user documentation
ICTNWK303 Configure and administer a network operating system
ICTICT303 Connect internal hardware components
ICTSAS307 Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network
ICTNWK305 Install and manage network protocols
ICTSAS304 Provide basic system administration
ICTICT302 Install and optimise operating system software
ICTNWK304 Administer network peripherals
ICTNWK302 Determine and action network problems
ICTICT308 Use advanced features of computer applications
ICTNWK301 Provide network systems administration
ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
ICTICT203 Operate application software packages
ICTICT202 Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
ICTSAS301 Run standard diagnostic tests

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Project
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

On-campus

Mackay City

February: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time

Rockhampton City

February: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

On-campus

There are four course intakes for 2018, available in February, April, July and October.
1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
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.
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
More Details
No additional details have been provided.