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ICT30120

Certificate III in Information Technology

Develop the foundational IT skills and learn broader technology concepts to kickstart an exciting career in the IT industry.

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12-18 months
12 units
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Course Summary

Duration
12-18 months
Units
12 units of competency
The ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology (Release 3) provides foundational IT knowledge and hands-on skills to launch your career in the tech industry. Whether you're interested in networking, programming, or cybersecurity, this nationally recognised qualification offers comprehensive training in key IT areas. Delivered by Upskilled, this online course is designed for flexibility, allowing you to study anywhere at your own pace.

What you'll learn

This online course covers a broad range of ICT concepts, helping you explore different specialisations. You'll learn how to:

  • Install and optimise operating systems
  • Build a basic web page
  • Learn cloud computing basics
  • Manage information security
  • Troubleshoot IT problems

Technologies Covered

  • SQL

  • Python

  • AWS

  • Google Cloud

  • HTML

  • CSS

What's Included?

By choosing Upskilled's ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology, you'll gain access to resources that enhance your online learning experience, making it interactive and engaging:

  • Specialist Trainers: Learn from experts with decades of industry experience.
  • Student Support: Get help from our dedicated Australian-based support team.
  • MyUpskilled Platform: Access course materials through our customised learning platform.
  • LinkedIn Learning: Enjoy video tutorials from industry leaders.
  • Industry-Relevant Learning: Access top vendor content like Microsoft and prepare for certifications.
  • Technology Job Portal: Connect directly with employers seeking your new skills.


Introducing the Upskilled Tech Job Portal

Step into a world of opportunities with Upskilled's exclusive Technology Job Portal — your gateway to the future. As part of our commitment to your success, all Upskilled students gain free access to an innovative platform to connect directly with leading employers looking for the talent and expertise you're developing right now. This isn't just education; it's your launching pad into the career of your dreams. Enrol in any Upskilled Technology Course today, and take the first step towards a brighter, more connected future.

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Course Detail

Self-Paced Learning and Course Duration

Upskilled's flexible, self-paced courses let you balance personal and work schedules. With a training plan to keep you on track, most students complete the course in 12-18 months, but motivated learners can finish faster. Speak with an Education Consultant to discuss your study and completion goals.

Assessment

The Certificate III in Information Technology course includes research-based assessments where you'll answer questions based on covered concepts. You'll also work on scenario-based projects and build a portfolio of digital assets (photography, audio, video, text) to showcase your skills when applying for jobs.

Work in a Simulated Workplace

Gain practical experience by working on real-world tasks in a simulated ICT workplace. Access this environment through our MyUpskilled platform and develop job-ready skills while completing online assessment tasks.

Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT) with supporting evidence of prior education or work experience. This can reduce your study load or course duration. Speak with your Education Consultant before enrolment for details, or download the application from MyUpskilled after enrolment. A trainer will assess your eligibility.

Course Structure

To satisfy the requirements of Certificate III in Information Technology, you'll need to complete the following units of competency.
  • ICTPRG302
    Apply introductory programming techniques

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create simple applications through introductory programming techniques. It applies to those who have responsibility for creating applications and includes applying language syntax, control structures to create code, using programming standards, testing and debugging.

  • BSBXCS303
    Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to securely manage personally identifiable information (PII) and workplace information. It applies to those working in a broad range of industries and job roles under some supervision and guidance who manage large amounts of PII and workplace information.

  • ICTSAS305
    Provide ICT advice to clients

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide information and communications technology (ICT) advice and support to clients, including the communication of comprehensive technical information. It applies to frontline technical support individuals who work under a level of supervision but have responsibility for providing technical support.

  • ICTICT313
    Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with the protection and lawful use of intellectual property (IP) and observing relevant organisational ethics and privacy policies. It applies to individuals who are required to use intellectual property held by other people or organisations, to assist with the maintenance of organisational ethics and privacy policies and procedures.

  • BSBCRT301
    Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

    This unit describes skills and knowledge required to develop the habit of thinking in a more creative way through looking at things differently, musing, testing, experimenting and challenging existing thought patterns. It applies to individuals who need to develop and extend their critical and creative thinking skills to different issues and situations and have a range of problem solving, evaluation and analysis skills.

  • BSBXTW301
    Work in a team

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work effectively as part of permanent or project based teams in a workplace within an industry. This unit applies to a wide range of workers, but has a specific focus on the teamwork skills required for workers with limited responsibility for others.

  • ICTICT443
    Work collaboratively in the ICT industry

    This unit describes the skills required to work collaboratively in virtual Information and Communications (ICT) team environments to achieve organisational objectives. It includes contributing to performance and capability within teams, participating in team activities, exchanging knowledge and skills and providing support to team members. It applies to all individuals who work in teams that utilise multiple technologies to complete a collective task.

  • ICTCLD301
    Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing solutions and services

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a basic review and analysis of cloud computing delivery and deployment models to support the needs of a business. The unit applies to individuals engaged in the basic review of a cloud computing solutions for a business or enterprise.

  • ICTWEB304
    Build simple web pages

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use an integrated development environment (IDE) to create, modify and test, simple web pages and web content, according to client requirements. The unit applies to those who are responsible for creating and maintaining simple websites.

  • ICTWEB305
    Produce digital images for the web

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to produce and manipulate images for use in website development. The unit applies to individuals working as web designers and content creators, who generate and apply digital images and create graphics for a website.

  • BSBXCS302
    Identify and report online security threats

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and report online security threats to limit potential impact of cyber security breaches. It applies to those working in a broad range of industries and job roles under some supervision and guidance who encounter and report online threats during the course of their work.

  • ICTCLD401
    Configure cloud services

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to configure core cloud services including compute, storage, databases and autoscaling according to business needs and workload. The unit applies to cloud computing architects, developers and cloud engineers utilising cloud services and those engaged in deploying cloud computing solutions for a business.

Completion Certificate

Entry requirements

Start date

There are no formal entry requirements for the Certificate III in Information Technology course. To ensure you get the most out of your training, the following process applies:

Enrolment Process:

  • An Education Consultant will contact you to confirm your suitability.
  • Complete a short language, literacy, and numeracy assessment.

Recommended Skills and Resources:

  • English literacy and numeracy skills at a Year 10 level.
  • Access to a modern computer with high-speed internet.
  • Access to a device with audio/video recording capabilities.
  • Basic computing skills, including video creation and uploading.

Payment Options

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RRP $4,000

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 Technology

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Career outcomes

Students who successfully complete the Certificate III in Information Technology may be able to pursue the following career outcomes.
Education pathways

Interested in this course but want to focus on a specific area? Explore more options: 


If you successfully complete the ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology, you may be able to continue your education and study the general course ICT40120 - Certificate IV in Information Technology. You can also choose from the following specialisations:

Educators

Dedicated IT Trainers

Our IT trainers are dedicated professionals with the skills and knowledge to keep you updated on the latest industry trends. They offer qualifications in web development, cybersecurity, and networking, providing the guidance you need to succeed in IT.

The IT faculty fosters a supportive learning environment with 'Ask Me Anything' Zoom sessions, where you can receive guidance and collaborate with fellow students.

FAQs

What can I learn from a ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology?

The ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology is the perfect course if you're looking to kickstart your career in IT but feel like you have limited experience and skills in the field. This course will provide you a broad overview of key ICT concepts that can help you further explore areas in web development, systems operations and cloud computing.

In addition to the technical skills you'll learn throughout the course, there'll be some transferable skills that you can potentially gain along the way. These include collaborating with others, analytical skills and problem-solving.

Technical and transferable skills go hand-in-hand in the IT industry so this online course program can cover the main basics that you can expect in the tech field. It also can be a launchpad to your career if you're unsure which area of IT you want to specialise in. This course can be a great pathway to a career as a Data Entry Operator or Systems Administrator. 

Looking for other IT courses to do? Upskilled offers the following online IT courses below if you're looking for another learning challenge in your IT career:

 

What is the eligibility criteria to get a ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology?

Before you enrol in the ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology, you'll speak with one of our education consultants and they'll be able to assess your suitability for the online course program. 

They'll ask questions related to your skills and experience, as well as answer any questions you may have regarding payment options and possible career outcomes you may want to achieve. 

 

How to get a ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology?

If you're wanting to attain the ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology, you'll first need to recognise your career goals and what skills and knowledge you'd like to develop when starting a career in tech. 

You may be thinking about changing careers, looking for a promotion or want to develop your skill set so that you have a broad overview of the main ICT concepts. By first understanding your goals and what desired outcomes you want to achieve, these can be the main motivators in helping you complete the ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology. 

 

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