The Certificate III in Information Technology (Games Stream) provides secondary school students a solid understanding of games design principles and IT help desk support.
Career opportunities, include:
- This course can be used by students to support VCE ATAR outcomes.
Pathways to further study:
- ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology (Gaming Development)
- ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking)
- ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Game Art and Design)
- ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Game Programming)
- ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking)
- BIS17 Bachelor of Information Systems
Studying the Certificate III in Information Technology at Holmesglen
This two-year program is for secondary school students taking on VET studies as part of their school enrolment. Over the course of the program, students will be able to complete the qualification and have the option of undertaking a Scored VET in VCE.
This course can lead to further study in courses at Certificate IV level and higher, with job prospects in asset creation, game art, game animation, game testing, and technical support.
||Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information
||Design and apply simple textures to digital art
||Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
||Apply introductory programming techniques
||Work in a team
||Apply simple modelling techniques
||Create 2D digital animations
||Provide basic system administration
||Maintain and repair ICT equipment and software
||Provide ICT advice to clients
||Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network
||Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
| Code || Name |
|BSBXCS303||Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information|
|ICTGAM302||Design and apply simple textures to digital art|
|BSBCRT301||Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills|
|ICTPRG302||Apply introductory programming techniques|
|BSBXTW301||Work in a team|
|ICTGAM301||Apply simple modelling techniques|
|CUAANM301||Create 2D digital animations|
|ICTSAS304||Provide basic system administration|
|ICTSAS309||Maintain and repair ICT equipment and software|
|ICTSAS305||Provide ICT advice to clients|
|ICTSAS310||Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network|
|ICTICT313||Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
Holmesglen requires learners must be enrolled as a VCE or VCAL in Secondary School.
Students who undertake this program require digital literacy skills and the ability to:
• turn on a computer
• connect to the internet
• use a mouse, keyboard, headset with microphone or speakers and webcam
• open and close a software application
• conduct a search in a web browser
• send and receive emails
• save a file, and locate a saved file
• download and install the software application.
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
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Qualification and recognition
Upon completion, you will receive the ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology.
Secondary school students who complete the ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology will be eligible for up to two units of credit at Units 1 and 2 level and at Units 3 and 4 sequence.
Score assessment will be based on the Units 3 and 4 sequence partial completion of ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology.
How to apply
If you have further questions, contact VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETis) Coordination Centre.
T: 03 9209 5109
For VET Delivered to Secondary Students Contact your school to discuss fees.