Version Effective: 3rd of February, 2020
Version Effective: 3rd of February, 2020

ICT30118 - 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.

Entry Requirements

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

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $4,539.00 (2020)
$4,828.00 (2021)
Subsidised Full Fee $1,428.00 (2020)
$1,530.00 (2021)
Subsidised Concession Fee $510.00 (2020)
$544.00 (2021)
Fee for service per unit $267.00 (2020)
$284.00 (2021)
Subsidised full fee per unit $84.00 (2020)
$90.00 (2021)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $30.00 (2020)
$32.00 (2021)
TAFE Priority Training Program fee per unit $24.00 (2021)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Information Technology and Digital Media
Skill Area
  • Information Technology
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: IT Technician, Customer Service Representative (ICT), Client Support Officer (ICT) ,User Support Specialist, Help Desk Officer.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 6 core units
  2. Complete 11 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Standard Course Structure

1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

  • On-campus
Advanced Documents Cluster

Please refer to the More Details tab for information about when each cluster is available.

ICTICT301 Create user documentation More Information Training.gov Details
ICTICT308 Use advanced features of computer applications More Information Training.gov Details
Business Practices Cluster

Please refer to the More Details tab for information about when each cluster is available.

BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes More Information Training.gov Details
Foundation Skills Cluster
Please refer to the More Details tab for information about when each cluster is available.
ICTICT202 Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment More Information Training.gov Details
ICTICT203 Operate application software packages More Information Training.gov Details
ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement More Information Training.gov Details
Large Business Networking Cluster
Please refer to the More Details tab for information about when each cluster is available.
ICTNWK301 Provide network systems administration More Information Training.gov Details
ICTNWK302 Determine and action network problems More Information Training.gov Details
ICTNWK303 Configure and administer a network operating system More Information Training.gov Details
ICTNWK304 Administer network peripherals More Information Training.gov Details
Linux Cluster
Please refer to the More Details tab for information about when each cluster is available.
ICTICT302 Install and optimise operating system software More Information Training.gov Details
ICTSAS304 Provide basic system administration More Information Training.gov Details
Small Business Networking Cluster
Please refer to the More Details tab for information about when each cluster is available.
ICTNWK305 Install and manage network protocols More Information Training.gov Details
ICTSAS307 Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network More Information Training.gov Details
System Build and Test Cluster

Please refer to the More Details tab for information about when each cluster is available.

ICTICT303 Connect internal hardware components More Information Training.gov Details
ICTSAS308 Run standard diagnostic tests More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Please refer to the VET Course Planners for the recommended study sequence of this course. Please enrol in your units as per those instructions.

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Project
Practical Task
Written/Electronic Assessment
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to this course.

Domestic 2020 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
More Details

More Details

Enrolment Information

Clusters are available for certain intakes (enrolment periods) as listed below.  


Compulsory Attendance

Students studying the System Build and Test cluster, Small Business Networking cluster, Large Business Networking cluster or Linux cluster must be able to attend compulsory Lab sessions one day per week for the duration of the enrolment period.  Most clusters have a duration of 8 weeks except for the Large Business Networking which runs for 13 – 14 weeks.


Expected Attendance

Students studying the Foundation Skills cluster, Business Practices cluster or Advanced Documents cluster are expected to attend a one hour weekly Zoom session for each unit. These blocks generally have a duration of 8 – 9 weeks.


Study Load

This course requires a considerable commitment to complete.

Full-time study (Both clusters each block):  30+ hours per week of study is required to complete this course on a full-time basis over 12 months. 

Part-time study (One cluster each Block):  Completing the course over 2 years (Part Time) will require 10-15 hours of study per week. 


Start Month

Cluster 1 – One day per week in IT Lab plus a weekly online Zoom lesson

Cluster 2 – Done mostly online with a weekly online Zoom lesson for each unit

February

System Build and Test Cluster (2 units)

Foundation Skills Cluster (3 units)

 

Thurs 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

6 Feb 2020 – 26 Mar 2020

Wed 9:00 am – 11:30 am

5 Feb 2020 – 25 Mar 2020

 

Mackay City Building 1 Room 2.24

Rockhampton City Room B2:05

Mackay City Building 1 Room 2.24

Rockhampton City Room B2:05

April

Small Business Networking (2 units)

Business Practices (2 units)

 

Thurs 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

9 April 2020 – 4 June 2020

Wed 9:00 am – 11:30 am

8 April 2020 – 3 June 2020

 

Mackay City Building 1 Room 2.24

Rockhampton City Room B2:05

Mackay City Building 1 Room 2.24

Rockhampton City Room B2:05

July

Large Business Networking (4 units)

Foundation Skills (3 units)

 

Mon 9:00-10:30 Zoom
Thur 9:30-2:00 in Lab

6 July 2020 – 19 Oct 2020

Wed 11:30-12:30, 1:00-2:00, 2:30-3:30 Zoom

8 July 2020 – 2 Sep 2020

 

Mackay City Building 1 Room 2.24

Rockhampton City Room B2:05

Mackay City Building 1 Room 2.24

Rockhampton City Room B2:05

October

Linux (2 units)

Advanced Documents (2 units)

 

Mon 9:00-10:30 Zoom
Thur 9:30-2:00 in Lab

12 Oct 2020 – 3 Dec 2020

Wed 1:00-2:00, 2:30-3:30 Zoom

7 Oct 2020 – 2 Dec 2020

 

Mackay City Building 1 Room 2.24

Rockhampton City Room B2:05

Mackay City Building 1 Room 2.24

Rockhampton City Room B2:05