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Overview

Course code:

ICT30115

Next available intakes:

February

Course length:

Part Time: 2 years

Campus:

Chadstone

The Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology IT (support stream) gives secondary school students a solid grounding in IT helpdesk support tasks as well as being an excellent pathway into studying cyber security.

This course can also lead to further study in courses at Certificate IV level and higher which will lead to job outcomes in IT support, a wide range of IT technical support roles, systems administration and network administration.

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.


Course structure

Timetable: Wednesdays 1.30pm - 5.30pm

ASSESSMENT

Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects which also form SAC assessments.

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

BSBSUS401

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBWHS304

Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes

ICTICT202

Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment

ICTICT301

Create user documentation

ICTICT302

Install and optimise operating system software

ICTICT303

Connect internal hardware components

ICTICT305

Identify and use current industry specific technologies

ICTNWK301

Provide network systems administration

ICTNWK303

Configure and administer a network operating system

ICTNWK304

Administer network peripherals

ICTSAS301

Run standard diagnostic tests

ICTICT203

Operate application software packages

ICTSAS303

Care for computer hardware

ICTSAS304

Provide basic system administration

ICTSAS305

Provide ICT advice to clients

ICTSAS306

Maintain equipment and software

ICTSAS307

Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network

Code Name
BSBSUS401Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWHS304Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
ICTICT202Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
ICTICT301Create user documentation
ICTICT302Install and optimise operating system software
ICTICT303Connect internal hardware components
ICTICT305Identify and use current industry specific technologies
ICTNWK301Provide network systems administration
ICTNWK303Configure and administer a network operating system
ICTNWK304Administer network peripherals
ICTSAS301Run standard diagnostic tests
ICTICT203Operate application software packages
ICTSAS303Care for computer hardware
ICTSAS304Provide basic system administration
ICTSAS305Provide ICT advice to clients
ICTSAS306Maintain equipment and software
ICTSAS307Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network

Entry requirements

When undertaking the course, you must be enrolled as a VCE or VCAL student.

Prior to enrolment you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.

Holmesglen requires learners to have basic IT skills in switching on the computer, saving and organising files, sending and reading emails and following instructions for installing software/applications.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

Students who complete the ICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology through VET Delivered to Secondary School Students course, will be eligible for up to two units of credit at Units 1 and 2 level, and at Units 3 and 4 sequence.

Students wishing to receive a study score for VCE VET Information and Technology must undertake scored assessment. This consists of three coursework tasks worth 66 per cent of the overall study score, and an end-of-year examination, worth 34 per cent of the overall study score.

Score assessment will be based on the Units 3 and 4 sequence partial completion of ICT30115 Certificate III in Information and Digital Media and Technology.

Students who study this course at Holmesglen can complete a full Certificate III in information, Digital Media and Technology.

PATHWAYS

On completion of the program, you may wish to continue your studies into a range of IT courses, such as ICT40415 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking, which will lead on to the ICT50415 Diploma of Information Technology Networking, or you could choose 22334VIC Certificate IV in Cyber Security which will lead on to the Bachelor of Information Systems.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

This course is suitable for those who are looking for entry-level positions in an IT repair or level 1 helpdesk support environment. It is an entry point qualification for those seeking to develop their IT skills and foundation knowledge. Using this course to pathway into further education in IT will lead to career roles in the Information Technology industry.


How to apply

If you have further questions, contact VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETis) Coordination Centre.

T: 03 9209 5109

E: vetis@holmesglen.edu.au


Fees

For VET Delivered to Secondary Students Contact your school to discuss fees.


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Networking Open Days

Visit us on Open Day to learn about designing, building and managing IT networks andamp; programming using the latest techniques in application development. You'll get the chance to see our dedicated networking facilities as well as talk to teachers about the range of courses on offer, practical applications and pathways. All of our diploma programs lead to a Bachelor of IT with 1 year credit, meaning you start in the 2nd year of the degree. Registrations are essential for sessions to go ahead.

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