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ICT30120
Certificate III in

Information Technology

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12 months
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12 units of competency
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Summary


Are you interested in the IT field but lack experience? The ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology is a qualification that can help you develop the foundational skills needed to start an exciting career in the IT industry, either as a data entry operator or systems administrator.

By learning broad concepts and useful transferable skills, this course can have you ready for a career change with the right skillset needed to transition into a tech career you love.

 

Get VMware certified!

Students who enrol into this qualification receive access to official VMware content.

Upskilled offers the VMware Digital Workspace: Core Technical Skills course as an additional learning content, providing operational knowledge around VMware Digital Workspace products and solutions, and preparing you for the VMware Certified Technical Associate - Digital Workspace 2021 (VCTA-DW) certification.

As the leading virtualisation platform in the world, VMware certifications are highly valued for those who are interested in enhancing their career as a VMware IT professional.

In addition, Upskilled students who complete this course will receive a discount voucher for 70% off their certification exam.

 

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Dedicated student support
Achieve your goals with the help of our friendly student support team and dedicated trainers.
Flexible payments options
Choose from one of our multiple payment plans designed to suit your needs.
24/7 access to online courses
Our online courses mean you can study anytime, anywhere. Adjust your study schedule to a time that suits you best.
Nationally Recognised Training
This is a Nationally Recognised Training and VET Accredited course that sits within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning
Enjoy unlimited access to over 16,000 online resources on LinkedIn Learning, taught by real-world industry experts in creative, technology, and business skills.
Unlimited access to PluralSight
Gain access to THE technology skills platform with over 7000+ expert-led, online courses for web development, IT training and more.
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Detail

Duration
12 months
Units
12 units of competency
This qualification is ideal if you want to flex your critical thinking skills and better understand how to best support clients when it comes to IT problems. It will give you the opportunity to gain hands-on skills in running standard diagnostic tests, maintaining and repairing IT equipment and software, and producing digital text documents, which are commonly done by an IT professional.
Course structure

The course is structured to cover a broad range of ICT concepts, giving you the chance to explore different subject areas to help you decide where to specialise in. From the online course work, you'll learn how to:

  • Develop critical thinking skills
  • Work effectively in a team
  • Manage the security of personal and sensitive information
  • Provide ICT advice to clients
  • Troubleshoot ICT problems
  • Basics of python programming
  • Install and optimise Operating systems.
  • Build a basic web page
  • Basics of cloud computing.
  • Develop images for websites


Other personal skills you may learn along the way include:

  • Collaborating with others
  • Improving analytical skills
  • Problem-solving

 

Work in a simulated workplace
In order to feel "work-ready" in the ICT industry, Upskilled ensures that you're working on real world scenarios.

By offering a simulated workplace, you'll get the chance to work on tasks that are commonly done in an ICT work environment. You'll have access to the simulated workplace via our customised learning platform, MyUpskilled. The aim of working in the simulated workplace is to set a context to the assessment tasks you would be required to complete.
Inclusions
By choosing Upskilled, you will have access to additional resources that can help with your studies. These aim to enhance your online learning experience, making it interactive and engaging. These include:
  • Access to Upskilled's customised learning platform, MyUpskilled
  • Student Support Team
  • Specialist trainers
  • Online tutorials
Video content access to: Access to Pluralsight is provided as you progress throughout the course and may not be available or relevant in every unit.
Show Off Your Achievements with Upskilled Digital Credentials!
Students who successfully complete their qualification receive a digital badge from Upskilled to display on LinkedIn and other social media platforms, your resume and more. Our sharable badges are portable, verifiable credentials that validate your knowledge, skills and experience in the area of your studies.
 
Since you worked hard to earn it - why not show everyone your accomplishments? 
 

VMware Digital Workspace: Core Technical Skills course inclusion:

Students enrolled in the ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology will be automatically enrolled into the VMware short course once they commence the Upskilled unit: “ICTICT302 Install and optimise operating system software”. Once enrolled students have access for 3 months to complete the modules.
 
VMware Digital Workspace: Core Technical Skills students will also receive a certification exam discount code for 70% off their exam. Students who successfully complete the course will also receive a digital credential from VMware.
 
Learn more about the VMware short course details here.
 
Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer
You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT) provided that you have supporting evidence of any prior education and work experience. This can either reduce your study load or shorten the duration of your course. Prior to enrolment, please speak with your Education Consultant for further details. 

After enrolment, you can download the application from MyUpskilled, or on request from Student Support. A trainer will be then be assigned to assess your elibigility for RPL and/or CT. 
Assessment
This course contains research-based assessments. In these you will be answering questions that require your own thoughts and input from the concepts covered. You'll also work on scenario-based projects and have the opportunity to build your own portfolio containing digital assets (photography, audio, video, text), which can be used when applying for jobs.

The VMware Certification exam is a proctored exam which is booked through Pearson VUE, and is separate to this qualification.

Subjects

To satisfy the requirements of this qualification, you'll need to complete the following units of competency.
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

ICTICT309
Create ICT user documentation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create clear and coherent user documentation that is easy to navigate and apply. It applies to individuals who work under supervision with responsibilities for the development of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) user documentation.

Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this qualification may be able to pursue the following career outcomes.
Career outcomes
Education pathways
If you successfully complete the ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology, you may be able to continue your education and study the ICT40120 - Certificate IV in Information Technology (specialisation) or the general course ICT40120 - Certificate IV in Information Technology. You can choose from the following specialisations:

Educators

Upskilled wants to make sure you aren't alone during your studies, so you'll have assigned specialist trainers for various units based on their expertise and industry knowledge.

Entry requirements

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These entry requirements are here as a guide and it's always best to talk to one of our Education Consultants, as they're trained to ensure that you're enrolled in a course that aligns with your career goals.

As a guide, entrants to this program may:
  • have completed year 10, or equivalent
OR
  • a qualification at Certificate II level or higher, or in an associated information technology field
OR
  • 2 years of relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

You'll also need to be at least 18 years at the time of admission.

If you're under 18, please speak with our Education Consultants to find out about your eligibility.

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