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ICT40815
Certificate IV in

Digital Media Technologies

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Duration
12 months
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Units
17 units

Summary

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Tap into those creative juices with our Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies that equips students with the ICT-based skills and knowledge to design, develop, and use technologies in the realm of digital media. Trained over the course of 12 months, qualified individuals will be able to find exciting employment opportunities in areas such as animation, digital media development, programming, web design, and so much more.

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Detail

Through a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral, and trainer-developed materials, students will be trained in technical ICT areas, from the basics of HTML and CSS and presentation fundamentals; to the specifics of creating 2D digital animations, multimedia audio editing, and animation storyboarding. Those inspired by the creative field of interactive media and digital animation are sure to develop the starting skills they need to pursue a career in these industries.

  • Course structure

    This course uses a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral, and trainer-developed materials.

    The course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. Upskilled uses MyUpskilled to manage the delivery and assessment of your course. This means you can learn at your own pace.

    Vendor Courses* Vendor Neutral Courses Upskilled Courses
    • MTA: Developer – HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals
    • Vendor Neutral Courses
    • Writing Research Papers
    • HTML5 From Scratch
    • Practical HTML5
    • Building Windows 8 Applications with JavaScript and HTML
    • Creating a Storyboard
    • Creative Inspirations with Ze Frank
    • Introduction to Animating with CSS
    • Digital Audio Principles
    • Introduction to Audacity
    • Introduction to Copyright
    • Ethics in Leadership
    • Introduction to Business Analysis
    • Managing Media Assets
    • Presentation Fundamentals
    • Designing a Presentation
    • Getting Your Point Across
    • Introduction to Client Training
    • ITIL Foundations
    • Planning a Web Design Portfolio: Getting a Job 
    • Researching 
    • HTML
    • Storyboards
    • Industry Overview DMT
    • Author Interactive Media
    • 2D Animation
    • Audio in Multimedia
    • Copyright, Ethics, Privacy
    • Business Needs Analysis
    • Translate Business Needs
    • Enterprise Strategic Direction
    • Writing Technical Documents
    • Small Scale IT Projects
    • Project Scope Management
    • Work Breakdown Structure
    • Communications Management
    • Systems Pilot
    • Articulate and Present Ideas
    • Work Health and Safety
    • Client Training
    • The ITIL Framework
    • Managing Media Assets

    * Vendor exams are not included in the Upskilled course
  • Entry requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

    Students will need access to a computer, and the internet, and have basic computing skills. A Language Literacy and Numeracy skills assessment may be required before enrolment can be confirmed.

    Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include:

    • Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments within IT support
    • Successful completion of Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology, or a qualification equivalent
  • Inclusions
    Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:
    • Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
    • Student Rewards Program
    • Student Support services
    • your trainer via the trainer/student messaging system
    • webinars; both live and recorded sessions
    • video content access via:
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    Work experience or formal qualifications you have may count towards your course. If you have previously undertaken study at a recognised institution or have some relevant work experience, you might gain credit towards specific units in a course; shortening the time you have to study. You can send your application for Credit Transfer or RPL during the enrolment process.
  • Assessment
    Upskilled takes evidence gathered from a variety of sources to deem a student as competent. Assessment processes might include some or all of the following:
    • Recognition of Prior Learning and/or credit transfer
    • summative and formative assignments
    • written reports and/or portfolio assessments
    • scenarios and/or case studies
    • projects
    • written/oral questions
    • regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates, and attendance at monthly webinars as required.

Outcomes

This qualification could give you several career, vendor and/or further study outcomes. After completing this course, you could explore some of the following outcomes.

Subjects

This qualification consists of the below units of competency. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the qualification.

The program is broken into 4 logical clusters of training within the broad category of ICT systems: 1/ Core Infrastructure; 2/ Continuity & Security; 3/ Continuous Improvement; and 4/ Service Delivery & Governance.
  • BSBCRT401
    Articulate, present and debate ideas

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to articulate, present and debate ideas in a work or broader life context using creative techniques in order to provoke response, reaction and critical discussion. This unit applies to individuals who contribute and present ideas that may be complex in nature and may relate to new products, services, processes or creative works using a degree of risk taking and storytelling.

  • BSBWHS304
    Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to participate in work health and safety (WHS) communication and consultation processes. It applies to individuals who participate in WHS communication and consultation processes as part of their work health and safety responsibilities, which are in addition to their main duties.

  • ICTICT404
    Use online learning tools

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use the internet as a resource to acquire knowledge and skills to meet client requirements. It applies to individuals who use the internet to maintain currency of workplace skills.

  • ICTICT418
    Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain professional and ethical conduct, as well as to ensure that personal information of stakeholders is handled in a confidential and professional manner when dealing with stakeholders in an information and communications technology (ICT) environment. It applies to ICT personnel who are required to gather information to determine the organisation’s code of ethics, and protect and maintain privacy policies and system security.

  • ICTICT419
    Work effectively in the digital media industry

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work effectively as an individual or in a team environment in the digital media industries. It applies to individuals who use digital media technologies to work in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry as digital media designers, developers, programmers, contractors or digital media authoring specialists.

  • ICTPMG401
    Support small scale ICT projects

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support the management of low risk, straightforward information and communications technology (ICT) projects within an organisation. It applies to individuals who may work under supervision but have responsibility to ensure workflow is planned and completed in line with requirements.

  • CUADIG401
    Author interactive media

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to author a complete interactive media product, for example, a whole website. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

  • ICTWEB301
    Create a simple markup language document

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design, create and save a basic markup language document, using a text editor. It applies to individuals who work in an assistant capacity to create web pages.

  • ICTWEB409
    Develop cascading style sheets

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop cascading style sheets (CSS) that are attached to a markup language document, in order to externally define, and control, styles to enhance and achieve commonality between web documents. It applies to individuals who are required to layout and ensure consistency of appearance between web pages.

  • ICTWEB411
    Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop interactive and engaging websites, using a range of features from various, appropriate languages. It applies to individuals working in web development environments who are required to produce client-side scripts as a common means of creating interactive websites. These scripts offer an effective simple means of enabling websites to provide greater interaction with clients.

  • ICTWEB414
    Design simple web page layouts

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to scope web page requirements, and to create and implement designs. It applies to individuals working as web designers and web developers, who apply a wide range of knowledge and skills for basic web development.

  • ICTWEB407
    Conduct operational acceptance tests of websites

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide high-level assurance, that websites can be effectively and efficiently provisioned and deployed live, in a systematic manner. It applies to individuals employed as web designers and web developers who are involved in testing the effectiveness of websites.

  • ICTWEB402
    Confirm accessibility of websites for people with special needs

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure that a website is accessible to users with auditory, visual, mobility, and cognitive impairments, and those people who use assistive technology. It applies to individuals who use analysis and technical skills, to build and test websites.

  • ICTICT408
    Create technical documentation

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create technical documentation that is clear to the target audience and easy to navigate. It applies to individuals working as technical writers, designers, developers and support staff who are required to produce technical support documents of their work.

  • CUAPOS401
    Edit screen content for fast turnaround

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use non-linear digital facilities to edit screen content for fast turnaround. It applies to individuals with a reasonable level of experience who are involved in editing for daily programs such as television news and current affairs. At times they work on more complex programs of a formatted or routine nature, or on the editing of daily rushes for feature films.

  • CUAANM301
    Create 2D digital animations

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use industry-current software to create 2D animations. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

  • CUASOU202
    Perform basic sound editing

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to for basic digital sound editing. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

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