ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology

Why should I study Information Technology?

ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology is a nationally-recognised vocational qualification. This course prepares students with the skills and knowledge to build a career in Information Technology.

The 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 Technology lead?

This certificate 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 Technology?

Students work through various practical tasks to gain skills and knowledge in the areas of:

  • introductory programming techniques
  • networking
  • 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 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 Technology?

For more detail about content and assessment, view the course information: