Certificate III in Information Technology

Certificate III in Information Technology

Course Code
:
ICT30120
Department
:
Professional, Creative & Environment
Study Area(s)
:
JobTrainer, Free TAFE, Information Technology
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Full-time(6 months)

Start Date(s): July 2022
End Date(s): December 2022
Days and Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am to 4:00pm

Course Overview

Are you a bit of a ‘techie’?  Do you get excited about programming or coding?  Do you love finding out about the latest tech gadgets or electronics and learning how they work?

If you’re driven by technology and enjoy working with computers, the world of IT needs you!  Information technology plays a vital role in most organisations creating a demand for qualified technicians. 

In just 18 weeks our nationally recognised Certificate III in Information Technology (ICT30120) course will give you the skills you need to boost your job prospects in this interesting field.

You'll learn about:

  • Building websites
  • Network administration
  • IT applications
  • Cloud applications
  • PC maintenance and networking.

You will study at our Broadmeadows campus.

If you want to continue your studies after you graduate, you can go on to complete the Certificate IV in Information Technology (ICT40120) and may be eligible to apply for credits towards this course.

Our course experts will be more than happy to answer any questions you have.  To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer

You may be entitled to free tuition fees for this course if you meet the eligibility criteria for the State Government’s FREE TAFE for Priority Courses initiative. If you are aged 17-24 or looking for work, you may be eligible to study this course low-fee through JobTrainer. It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.

Click here for course modules

Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
BSBXCS303Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information (BSBXCS303)40
BSBXTW301Work in a team (BSBXTW301)40
ICTICT313Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments (ICTICT313)50
ICTPRG302Apply introductory programming techniques (ICTPRG302)40
BSBCRT301Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills (BSBCRT301)40
ICTSAS305Provide ICT advice to clients (ICTSAS305)40

Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
ICTCLD301Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing solutions and services (ICTCLD301)40
ICTICT311Customise packaged software applications (ICTICT311)80
ICTWEB305Produce digital images for the web (ICTWEB305)40
ICTWEB306Develop web presence using social media (ICTWEB306)30
ICTWEB304Build simple web pages (ICTWEB304)40
ICTWEB431Create and style simple markup language documents (ICTWEB431)40

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

What will I study?

See the course module list link in the course overview section above.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

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For information on disability support at Kangan Institute, click here.

Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

To you check your eligibility click here.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.

The fees listed below relate to 2022 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Concession
Indicative total tuition fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$2548.00
$509.60
$6411.60
Apprentice/Trainee
$N/A
$N/A
$N/A

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$156.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$0.00

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply. 

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee and non-tuition fees (table 1) and any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
520 520 $4.90 $0.98 $12.33

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2022. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

Can I apply?

A Pre-Training Review and Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment is part of the Bendigo Kangan Institute application process.  Students should attain a Level 3 LLN. 

Students who do not achieve this level may be offered a place on condition they will undertake additional foundation studies.

The course is subject to staff and student restrictions relating to COVID-19 as per the current policy of Bendigo Kangan Institute and government legislation.

Where and how can I study?

On campus (Broadmeadows Campus), virtual and blended classes will be available. 

Delivery options will be subject to numbers.

What employment opportunities will I have?

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Help desk officer
  • Help desk assistant
  • ICT operations support
  • ICT user support
  • PC support
  • Technical support.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills in technical support, network administration, web technologies, software applications and digital media technologies.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Information Technology (ICT30120). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

If you want to continue your studies after you graduate, you can go on to complete the Certificate IV in Information Technology (ICT40120) and may be eligible to apply for credits towards this course.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, complete an online application form by clicking the yellow 'Apply Here' button above.  For further information call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.

How will I be selected for this course?

All applicants for this course complete an assessment to evaluate their language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.  This helps to ensure that you enrol in a course that is the right level of study for you.