Why should I study Information, Digital Media and Technology?
ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology and ICT30118 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology are nationally-recognised vocational qualifications. These courses prepare students with the skills and knowledge to build a career in Information Technology.
The Certificate II course provides students with introductory skills and knowledge in many areas of information technology such as business documents (MS-Word, Excel), photography, sound editing, cyber security, essentials of hardware, software installation and maintenance. The course also provides experience in using digital tools for various social platforms and understanding their purpose and responsible usage.
The Certificate III course provides students with skills and knowledge to be competent in a range of ICT technical functions and to achieve a degree a self-sufficiency as an advanced ICT user. Students learn concepts of cybersecurity, networking and providing IT technical support in a range of technology and business environments. Students participate in many practical activities where they design and implement local area networks and install and configure computer systems. They also learn how to secure a computer system and network, gaining comprehensive understanding of cybersecurity.
Where does Information, Digital Media and Technology lead?
Completion of ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology leads to ICT30118 – Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology. It also leads to entry level office administration jobs involving IT.
Completion of ICT30118 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology leads to Certificate IV courses in Information Technology. Graduates may also look at entry-level opportunities in the area of Information Technology. Possible job roles include Help Desk Officer, Help Desk Assistant, ICT Operations Support, ICT User Support, PC Support, and Technical Support.
What work will I do in Information, Digital Media and Technology?
ICT20115 – Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology
Training in this course provides students with a “taster” in different areas of information technology:
- care and maintenance of hardware, learning about different types of operating systems, installing drivers for printers and other hardware devices
- Workplace Health and Safety in the field of Information Technology
- basic photography techniques, capturing and editing images, creating templates using formulas in MS-Excel and mail merge in MS-Word
ICT30118 – Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology
Students work through various practical tasks to gain skills and knowledge in the areas of:
- introductory programming techniques
- working in an IT environment
- providing IT technical support by installing and configuring computer systems, diagnosing hardware and software faults and solving technical and applications problems
- building, administering and testing a local area network and securing it against potential threats
What do other students think about Information, Digital Media and Technology?
We survey all our students in these courses each year. Students have responded very positively in the following areas:
- overall satisfaction with the course
- skills of teacher
- support provided by teacher
- course content
Where can I find more information about Information, Digital Media and Technology?
For more detail about content and assessment, view the course information:
- ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology
- ICT30118 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology
Who teaches Information, Digital Media and Technology?