This qualification is ideal if you want to get started in the ICT industry as well as learn some foundational skills in programming. This is a great stepping stone to further study in the programming specialisation, which may help you pursue junior-level programming roles in the future.
Whether you're a career changer or someone that simply wants to get their foot in the door, this qualification can get you started in exploring the relevant areas in the general ICT sector and programming at a basic level.
Please note: Students who successfully complete the ICT30120 Certificate III Information Technology - Focus on Programming will receive a certificate for ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology, with the focused units of competency outlined in the student’s transcript.
This qualification comprises units that will have you trained in a broad range of areas in the general ICT sector and basic-level programming. It provides a nice balance of core units and electives that can help you pursue study should you choose programming as a specialisation. In this course, you'll learn to:
- Apply introductory programming techniques
- Apply introductory object-oriented language skills
- Write scripts for software applications
- Create ICT user documentation
Other personal skills you may learn along the way include:
- Critical thinking
- Team collaboration
- 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.
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:
- LinkedIn Learning
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.
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.