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ICT30120

Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cloud Computing

Explore the essentials of network and cloud-based system management with this online course, designed to equip you for entry-level ICT roles and provide a foundation in cloud computing.

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Course Summary

Duration
12-18 months
Units
12 units of competency

The ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology (Release 3) with a focus on Cloud Computing includes units designed to provide foundational cloud computing skills alongside general ICT training. Ideal for those with limited experience, this course covers managing networks and cloud-based systems, preparing you for further study in cloud computing. With high demand for skilled cloud computing professionals, this course is a great starting point.

What you'll learn:

This online 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

Technologies Covered:

  • AWS
  • Google Cloud
  • SQL
  • Python

What's Included?

By choosing Upskilled's ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cloud Computing, 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 AWS Academy prepare for certifications.
  • Technology Job Portal: Connect directly with employers seeking your new skills.

AWS Cloud Certification

Enrol in Upskilled’s online ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology with a focus on Basic Cloud Computing to access the AWS Academy Cloud Foundations course. This course prepares you for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam, offering official AWS content and a 50% discount on the certification exam. Enhance your cloud computing skills and gain a recognized digital badge from AWS upon successful completion.
*Please note that the AWS inclusion of this course is non-accredited and does not classify as Nationally Recognised Training (NRT) or falls under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). 

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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 ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cloud Computing online 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 this online qualification, 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.

  • ICTICT435
    Create technical documentation

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create technical documentation that is clear and understandable for the target audience and both easy to navigate and apply. It applies to individuals working as technical writers, designers, developers and support staff, who are required to produce technical support documents of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) related work.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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.

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Career 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).

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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 are the benefits of learning Basic Cloud Computing?

If you have an interest in pursuing a career in cloud computing, then the ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cloud Computing can be a great starter course if you have little to no experience in the field. There is a high demand for skilled workers in cloud computing as there are not many people who have this unique skill set in this area of IT. 

The ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cloud Computing has a balance of core units and electives that can provide you with a broad overview of ICT concepts, as well as subjects that focus on cloud computing. It will teach you how to install and optimise operating system software, maintain the security of digital devices, and configure cloud services.

You'll also have access to the AWS Academy Cloud Foundations course as additional learning content, which can enhance your career prospects in cloud computing. 

Below are some key benefits that come with learning the cloud computing specialisation: 
 
  • Cloud computing skills will give you a competitive advantage during your job search.
  • There is a high demand for skilled workers in cloud computing. The average salary for a cloud computing skill set in Australia is up to $135,000. 
Cloud computing services are in-demand - more businesses and organisations are relying on cloud-based systems, especially as workforces move to a remote/hybrid way of working.

 

How will a ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cloud Computing help me in my career?

The course is delivered online, which will help you balance your personal and work priorities without any interruption. If you're interested in getting a certification that can help you stand out during your job search, the ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cloud Computing will give you access to the AWS Academy Cloud Foundations course. 

This can help expand your career opportunities and give you some foundational skills in cloud computing. If you want to get started on a career in IT with some skills in cloud computing, this course can be a great learning opportunity if you want to get started in a tech career.

 

How to enrol in a ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cloud Computing?

To enrol in the ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cloud Computing, you'll need to first submit an enquiry form. You'll be asked to fill out the following details about yourself, including:
 
  • Your Name
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address

You'll also be required to answer the question, What best describes you? And you'll need to pick a statement that best describes you:
 
  • I'm starting my career
  • I'm looking to change careers
  • I'm returning to work
  • I'm looking for a promotion
  • I want to expand my skill set
Once you submit a course enquiry, one of our education consultants will be in touch within 48 hours. 

During your consultation, they'll give you a quick rundown of the course and answer questions you may have regarding the learning content, payment options and what career outcomes you can potentially pursue if you complete the course.

 

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