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ICT40815
Certificate IV in

Digital Media Technologies

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Summary

Tap into those creative juices with our ICT40815 - 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.

 

Note: All IT training packages will be updated across Australia in 2021, which includes this course. This qualification remains a nationally recognised qualification and is still open for enrolment.

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Detail

Duration
12 months
Units
17 units

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 standard course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. 

Upskilled will gather information about your previous experience and skills, weekly study commitment and online learning experience to provide you with an projected duration for your course based on your individual circumstance. 

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
Inclusions
Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:
  • Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
  • 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 / Credit Transfer
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.

Subjects

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

ICTWEB421
Ensure website content meets technical protocols and standards

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure content for a website is in accordance with customer specifications, and is compatible with the appropriate technical and infrastructure protocols. It applies to individuals working in the web development area who are required to populate websites according to clear benchmarks.

ICTWEB429
Create a markup language document to specification

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use a text editor to design, create and save web pages to a given specification, rather than using an authoring tool. It applies to individuals working as web designers and developers who interpret client briefs, generate a framework for internet information, and are resourceful in their application of technology in using a markup language.

CUAPOS402
Manage media assets

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement systems and processes to manage media assets for screen productions and projects. It applies to individuals working in large enterprises on projects or productions that require a wide range of media assets. They work directly with the creators of audio, video and graphic assets to ensure the asset management system accommodates their needs. They set up conventions for file naming, sourcing, sorting and storing formal documents and media assets. Though reporting to a producer or manager, they work with a fair degree of autonomy.

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.

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.

Outcomes

This qualification could give you several career, vendor and/or further study outcomes. 
Career outcomes
University pathways

The pathways available to learners who undertake this qualification include the ICT50915 - Diploma of Digital Media Technologies or a range of other Diploma qualifications.

​This course might include a pathway to university. University pathways are current at the time of publishing but are subject to change.

Vendor certification mapping

This qualification covers the learning content for the following Vendor Certification:

MTA: HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals

All recommended learning materials for these certifications are provided in this Upskilled Certificate, Microsoft Learning also recommends that you have hands-on experience with the product along with studying these materials.

* Vendor Certifications are current at the time of publishing but are subject to change.

Entry requirements

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There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

Target audience for this program are individuals who express and interest in gaining skills in digital media or existing ICT staff who wish to further develop, or formalise their skills by gaining a ICT40815 - Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies.  
As a guide, entrants to this program may:

  • have up to 1 year of experience with ICT products
  • hold a certificate II or III in a similar discipline
  • hold a vendor certification
  • ​complete an interview process with a designated Upskilled representative to ascertain suitability to the program and to review your current skills and experience, as this may allow you to move through the course more quickly
 

This program would also suit participants wishing to gain entry to higher level ICT discipline qualifications or employment at level 1 or 2 Support.

To ensure participants are able to seamlessly access our online learning platform and video content, they will require access to a modern computer with high-speed internet. Participants will also need to possess basic computing skills, and may be required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy skills assessment before enrolment can be confirmed.

Resource requirements

You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing operational skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are:

All users:

  • Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection
  • 2GB of RAM
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • Chrome or Firefox browsers
  • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher
  • Access to printer and associated software
  • Access to scanner and associated software
  • Digital imaging software
  • File compression software

Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)

Mac OS users:

  • Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)
Recording equipment / software required

A digital video recording device (for example a webcam or mobile phone with a camera) and simple recording apps to save and upload videos, images and audio files.

You will also need software such as Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer, or Quicktime to view online videos and images.

Language requirements

This course involves reading, researching and undertaking a range of written and practical assessments, as well as engaging in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication. As such, entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 10 level.

Completed English at Year 10 level, you can demonstrate equivalency through one of the following:

Successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate II level or higher;

OR

2 years relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

Other requirements

Some assessments have Role-Play components and will require other participants to aparticipate as characters in role plays. These are designed to establish simulation and to demonstrate practical and/or oral communication skills. Students will be required to source and arrange these other participants, participants can be family, friends or workplace colleagues.

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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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Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies

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