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ICT30118
Certificate III in

Information, Digital Media and Technology - Interactive Gaming and Programming Specialisation

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Summary

If you wish to turn your gaming passion into a career, this entry level qualification is perfect for those with little to no experience in an ICT field. Train across a wide range of technical ICT functions with a specialised focus on interactive gaming and programming. Through this course, students will learn to create 3D digital animations, basic programming skills, create visual design elements, and more.

 

Note: All IT training packages will be updated across Australia in 2021, which includes this course. This qualification remains a nationally recognised qualification and is still open for enrolment.

Please speak to an education consultant for more details.

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Duration
12 months
Units
17 units
Over the course of 12 months, individuals will partake in a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral, and trainer-developed materials. This program covers the basics of work practices and communication within an ICT environment, while focusing on the creation of visual designs, animations, video, and programming for interactive games.
Course structure

This course uses a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral, and trainer-developed materials.

The standard course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. 

Upskilled will gather information about your previous experience and skills, weekly study commitment and online learning experience to provide you with an projected duration for your course based on your individual circumstance. 

Upskilled uses MyUpskilled to manage the delivery and assessment of your course. This means you can learn at your own pace.
Vendor Courses Vendor Neutral Courses Upskilled Courses
  • MCSA: Windows client 
  • MTA: Networking Fundamentals
  • MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals
  • MTA: Security Fundamentals
  • Unity Fundamentals
  • Writing Research Papers
  • Computer Literacy for Windows
  • Computer Security and Internet Safety Fundamentals 
  • Comp TIA A+ 
  • Introduction to Customer Services
  • Up and Running with Wireless Networking
  • Setting Up a Small Office Networking
  • Writing in the Workplace
  • Introduction to Client Training
  • HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Researching
  • Workplace Communication
  • Client Training
  • Environmental Procedures in the Workplace
  • Work Health and Safety

* Vendor exams are not included in the Upskilled course

Inclusions
Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:
  • Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
  • Student Support services
  • your trainer via the trainer/student messaging system
  • online tutorials
  • video content access via:
Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer
Work experience or formal qualifications you have may count towards your course. If you have previously undertaken study at a recognised institution or have some relevant work experience, you might gain credit towards specific units in a course; shortening the time you have to study. You can send your application for Credit Transfer or RPL during the enrolment process.
Assessment
Upskilled takes evidence gathered from a variety of sources to deem a student as competent. Assessment processes might include some or all of the following:
  • Recognition of Prior Learning and/or credit transfer
  • summative and formative assignments
  • written reports and/or portfolio assessments
  • scenarios and/or case studies
  • projects
  • written/oral questions
  • regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates, and attendance online if required.

Subjects

This qualification consists of the below units of competency. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the qualification.
BSBWHS304
Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to participate in work health and safety (WHS) communication and consultation processes. It applies to individuals who participate in WHS communication and consultation processes as part of their work health and safety responsibilities, which are in addition to their main duties.

BSBSUS401
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively analyse the workplace in relation to environmentally sustainable work practices and to implement improvements and monitor their effectiveness. It applies to individuals with responsibility for a specific area of work or who lead a work group or team and addresses the knowledge, processes and techniques necessary to implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices, including the development of processes and tools.

ICTICT202
Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work and communicate effectively within organisational policies and governance arrangements, using information and communications technology (ICT) systems, equipment and software. It applies to individuals who may work under supervision with responsibility to support others within a small office environment.

ICTICT301
Create user documentation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create user documentation that is clear to the target audience and easy to navigate. It applies to individuals who may work under supervision with responsibility to support others in a range of information and communications technology (ICT) areas.

ICTICT302
Install and optimise operating system software

This unit defines the skills and knowledge required to install, configure and optimise operating system (OS) software to meet business and client needs. It applies to individuals who may work under supervision and support others using well developed skills in creating solutions through analysis and evaluation of information.

ICTSAS308
Run standard diagnostic tests

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to troubleshoot problems and conduct diagnostic tests on a range of platforms. It applies to individuals who, while working under a level of supervision, have responsibility to action tasks in a frontline technical support capacity.

CUAANM301
Create 2D digital animations

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use industry-current software to create 2D animations. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

CUAANM302
Create 3D digital animations

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to animate simple 3D models and create 3D animations, which may include audio components. The models are for inclusion in interactive media products, short stand-alone animated sequences and basic games. It applies to individuals who plan and create 3D animated sequences in consultation with relevant personnel in a wide variety of contexts in the digital content industry.

ICTGAM301
Apply simple modelling techniques

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop, and refine, 3-D models using simple modelling techniques and appropriate software. It applies to individuals who support the design, development, and programming of basic digital games as part of a larger development team.

ICTGAM302
Design and apply simple textures to digital art

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess, and select, textures and shaders to develop new textures and to apply them to digital art, including 3-D models. It applies to individuals who support the design, development and programming of basic digital games as part of a larger development team.

ICTGAM303
Review and apply the principles of animation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to review the traditional animation process and design and produce 3-D animated sequences using modelling and animation software. It applies to individuals who support the design, development and programming of basic digital games as part of a larger development team.

CUADIG301
Prepare video assets

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare video assets for inclusion in interactive media. It applies to individuals who work in collaboration with others and under supervision to convert video into forms appropriate for streaming, downloading and/or digital media products. In smaller organisations, they may combine this role with video editing, authoring or programming.

CUADIG302
Author interactive sequences

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use an authoring tool to produce discrete interactive sequences for websites. It applies to individuals working collaboratively with technical assistance and under direction, who develop small components such as web pages or a sequence of screens, which are integrated into a larger project.

CUADIG304
Create visual design components

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create visual designs for interactive media components that can be integrated into a range of media products. It applies to individuals who generate and assess ideas to create visual design components in response to specifications under supervision in a team environment.

ICTPRG301
Apply introductory programming techniques

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create simple applications or games. It applies to individuals with responsibility for creating applications or games and includes creating code, using programming standards, testing, and debugging.

ICPDMT346
Incorporate video into multimedia presentations

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to edit and add video to multimedia presentations. It applies to individuals who select and use appropriate software and hardware to produce digital video sequences to meet required outcomes.

ICTPRG430
Apply introductory object-oriented language skills

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to undertake introductory programming tasks using an object-oriented programming language including tool usage, documentation, debugging, and testing techniques. It applies to individuals who are programmers in a variety of fields and who are required to produce simple programs in object-oriented languages.

Outcomes

This qualification could give you several career, vendor and/or further study outcomes. 
Career outcomes
Education pathways

Please contact Upskilled on 1300 009 924 to discuss what study pathways you can do once you finish this course.  

Vendor certification mapping

This qualification covers the learning content for the following Vendor Certification:

  • MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals
  • ‚ÄčMTA: Networking Fundamentals
  • MTA: Security Fundamentals
  • MCSA: Windows client
  • CompTIA A+
 

All recommended learning materials for these certifications are provided in this Upskilled Certificate. Microsoft Learning also recommends that you have hands-on experience with the product, along with studying these materials.

* Vendor Certifications are current at the time of publishing but are subject to change.

Entry requirements

Start date
Enrol anytime

As a guide, entrants to this program may:

  • have completed year 10, or
  • a qualification at Certificate III level or higher, or
  • 3 years of relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

You will also need to be at least 18 years at the time of applying for admission. Approval from HOF required

Resource requirements

You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing operational skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are:

All users:

  • Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection
  • 2GB of RAM
  • Chrome or Firefox browsers
  • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher
  • Access to printer and associated software
  • Access to scanner and associated software
  • Digital imaging software
  • File compression software

Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)

Mac OS users:

  • Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)
Recording equipment / software required

A digital video recording device (for example a webcam or mobile phone with a camera) and simple recording apps to save and upload videos, images and audio files.

You will also need software such as Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer, or Quicktime to view online videos and images.

Language requirements

This course involves reading, researching and undertaking a range of written and practical assessments, as well as engaging in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication. As such, entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 10 level.

Completed English at Year 10 level, you can demonstrate equivalency through one of the following:

Successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate II level or higher;

OR

2 years relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

Other requirements

Some assessments have Role-Play components and will require other participants to aparticipate as characters in role plays. These are designed to establish simulation and to demonstrate practical and/or oral communication skills. Students will be required to source and arrange these other participants, participants can be family, friends or workplace colleagues.

Government funding

At both a state and federal level, government commitment to upskilling the Australian workforce has resulted in a comprehensive framework of funding schemes and incentive opportunities. As a result, many Upskilled participants are provided incentives by the Government to undertake training and/or find that their courses are heavily subsidised.

Government funding options for:
Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology - Interactive Gaming and Programming Specialisation

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