The Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology provides the skills and knowledge individuals require to be competent across a wide range of technical functions in Information and Communications Technology (ICT), and allows graduates to demonstrate a degree of self-sufficiency as users.
This course covers 17 units of competency
This course is delivered online
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This program has been created with a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral and trainer developed materials. Vendor training is recognised internationally as an industry benchmark for product specific training. Upskilled uses an online Learning Management System to manage the delivery and assessment of learning resources. The program is conducted over a 12 month period online by expert trainers.
||Vendor Neutral Course
- MCSA: Windows 10 – Pass Installing and Configuring Windows 10 exam; and Configuring Windows Devices exam
- MTA: IT Infrastructure – Pass Networking Fundamentals exam
- MTA: IT Infrastructure – Pass Windows Server Administration Fundamentals exam
- MTA: IT Infrastructure – Pass Security Fundamentals exam
- Writing Research Papers
- Computer Literacy for Windows
- Computer Security and Internet Safety Fundamentals
- Comp TIA A+
- Introduction to Customer Services
- Up and Running with Wireless Networking
- Setting Up a Small Office Networking
- Writing in the Workplace
- Introduction to Client Training
- Workplace Communication
- Client Training
- Environmental Procedures in the Workplace
- Work Health and Safety
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification; however, preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Participants often come with experience in one or more ICT competencies, vocationally acquired from a range of sources (both formal and otherwise). Upskilled acknowledges the validity of such experience and encourages candidates to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning where applicable. Upskilled's RPL Calculator is a guide to initial RPL standing, although participants are sometimes entitled to further RPL as enrolment progresses.
Assessment is summative utilising lecturer-developed assessment tools.
Upskilled Information Technology courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, online trainer support and certification upon successful completion.
This qualification utilises many and varied types of learning materials and assessments. These resources are managed and provided through Upskilled’s Learning Management System, MyUpskilled. Access to a Personal Computer and an internet connection is required to complete any Upskilled IT qualification.
The online e-Learning course addresses the following units of competency from the National ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package. All competencies must be successfully completed to gain the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology.
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
||Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
||Run standard diagnostic tests
||Create user documentation
||Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
||Install and optimise operating system software
||Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
||Provide network systems administration
||Identify and resolve network problems
||Configure and administer a network operating system
||Install and manage network protocols
||Connect internal hardware components
||Migrate to new technology
||Care for computer hardware
||Provide basic system administration
||Provide ICT advice to clients
||Maintain equipment and software
||Install, configure and secure a small office home office network
People working at this level will support information technology activities in the workplace across a wide range of ICT areas, including technical support, network administration, web technologies, software applications and digital media technologies. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Help desk officer
- Help desk assistant
- ICT operations support
- ICT user support
- PC support
- Technical support.
This qualification covers the learning content for the following Vendor Certification:
- MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals
- MTA: Networking Fundamentals
- MTA: Security Fundamentals
- MCSA: Windows 10
- CompTIA A+
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.
Pathways from this qualification include:
Certificate IV in Information Technology
* Vendor Certifications are current at the time of publishing but are subject to change.
Price and Payment Options
Option 1 – Save 15%
Save 15% ($535) when paying upfront. Total course cost: $3,015
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Option 3 - Skilled Capital for ACT Residents
This Upskilled qualification is approved under the Skilled Capital program and may attract a government fee subsidy. You must meet the individual eligibility criteria to receive subsidised training for a course on the ACT Skills List. For more information on Skilled Capital click here
Option 4 - Certificate III Guarantee for QLD Residents
This Upskilled qualification is approved under the Certificate III Guarantee program and may attract a government fee subsidy. You must meet the individual eligibility criteria to receive subsidised training for a course on the QLD Skills List. For more information on Certificate III Guarantee click here.