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ICT30120
Certificate III in

Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cloud Computing

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12 units of competency
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Summary


Want to study the ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology but looking to gain some basic cloud computing skills? This in-demand course includes specifically selected units that has a special focus on Cloud Computing.

If you want to learn the basics of cloud computing but are also keen to explore the general areas of ICT, our ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cloud Computing is a great foundational course if you have limited experience in the cloud computing sector.

If you have a strong interest in managing networks and cloud-based systems, this course will have you explore core subjects and electives that can help you develop a broad skill set and prepare for further study in cloud computing. There is a high demand for skilled workers in cloud computing, so if you want to get started in this specialisation, this is the course for you.

 

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

Upskilled offers the AWS Academy Cloud Foundations course as an additional learning content, providing knowledge around IT services and their uses in the AWS Cloud, cloud fluency, and setting up AWS-focused projects. Finally, the course will prepare you for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification.

AWS IT certifications are one of the hottest around, and are highly valued by those interested in enhancing their career as an AWS 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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Detail

Duration
12 months
Units
12 units of competency

This qualification is ideal if you want to explore the fundamentals of cloud computing, as well as learn the areas that are applicable to the general ICT industry. This course will provide you with the training needed to prepare for entry-level roles in the industry, as well as further study should you decide that you want to specialise in cloud computing.

You'll explore a range of topics that can help you learn basic skills in cloud computing, as well as the core aspects related to the IT field. This can be beneficial if you plan on changing careers or want to get started in the IT industry but have limited experience. You'll help you learn to review and evaluate the range of Cloud options, deployment models, implementation factors and their impact on an organisation. It'll also have you deploying your very first cloud solutions of your own.

Please note: Students who successfully complete the ICT30120 Certificate III Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cloud Computing will receive a certificate for ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology, with the focused units of competency outlined in the student’s transcript.

Course structure

This qualification comprises units that can help prepare you for work in the general ICT sector at a junior-level. There are also electives in this course that can provide you with the foundational skills in cloud computing. In this course, you'll learn to:

  • Install and optimise operating system software
  • Maintain security of digital devices
  • Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing solutions and services
  • Configure cloud services

Other personal skills you may learn along the way include:

  • Team collaboration
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem-solving
  • Analysing information

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'll gain access to supplementary resources that can help with your studies. These inclusions 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:

  • Pluralsight
  • LinkedIn Learning
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.
 
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AWS Academy Cloud Foundations course inclusion:

 
Students enrolled in Upskilled’s ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cloud Computing will be automatically enrolled into the AWS short course once they commence the Upskilled unit: “ICTCLD301 Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing solutions and services”. Once enrolled students have access for 3 months to complete the modules.
 
AWS Academy Cloud Foundations 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 AWS.
 
Learn more about the AWS 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.

Following enrolment, you can request further information from Student Support. A trainer will then be assigned to assess your eligibility for RPL and/or CT.

Assessment
This course will have you undertake summative and formative assessments, write reports and/or create a portfolio, and participate in role-playing scenarios. You'll also be working on a variety of projects that require your own research as well as answering various written/oral questions that apply the theory you learn into practice.

The AWS 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.

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.

BSBXCS401
Maintain security of digital devices

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required ensure the cyber security of digital devices. It applies to those working in a broad range of industries who as part of their job role ensure the security of digital devices used.

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.

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.

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 - Focus on Basic Cloud Computing, you may be able to continue your education and study the ICT50120 - Diploma of Information Technology (Cloud Engineering).

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.

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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

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  • a qualification at a Certificate I level or higher

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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