Course Code: ICT30115

Want to turn your passion for gaming into a career? This is the perfect entry level qualification for those with little or no experience in IT to become competent across a wide range of technical functions in ICT with a specialist focus on interactive gaming and programming. Students will learn how to create 3D digital animations, prepare video assets, basic programming skills,  create visual design elements and much more.

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  • Government Funding Available
Course structure

This course covers 17 units of competency

Study Mode

This course is delivered online

Locations & Dates

Start when you're ready

  • Description

    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 Course Vendor Neutral Course Upskilled Courses
    • MCSA: Windows 10
    • MTA: Networking Fundamentals
    • MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals
    • MTA: Security Fundamentals
    • 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
    • Researching
    • 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.

  • Unit Outline

    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 - Interactive Gaming and Programming Specialisation (ICT30115).

    Unit Code
    Unit Name
    BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
    ICTSAS301 Run standard diagnostic tests
    ICTICT301 Create user documentation
    BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
    ICTICT302 Install and optimise operating system software
    ICTICT202 Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
    CUAANM301 Create 2D digital animations
    CUAANM302 Create 3D digital animations
    ICTGAM301 Apply simple modelling techniques
    ICTGAM302 Design and apply simple textures to digital art
    ICTGAM303 Review and apply the principles of animation
    CUADIG301 Prepare video assets
    CUADIG302 Author interactive sequences
    CUADIG304 Create visual design components
    ICPDMT346 Incorporate video into multimedia presentations
    ICTPRG301 Apply introductory programming techniques
    ICTPRG406 Apply introductory object-oriented language skills


  • Career Outcomes

    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:

    • 2D/3D artist support
    • Assistant animator
    • Digital Media developer support
    • Games developer support
    • Help desk officer
    • Help desk assistant
    • ICT operations support
    • ICT user support
    • PC support
    • Technical support

    Vendor Certification

    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.

    Further Study

    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

    Option 2 - 24 Month Interest-free payment plan

    No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $35 a week! Total course cost: $3,550


    Upskilled has teamed up with zipMoney to offer you flexible weekly, fortnightly or monthly interest free payment plans, allowing you start studying now without the financial burden! Applications for Zip Money literally only take a few minutes! Find out more about ZipMoney.

    Terms and Conditions Apply

    Option 3 - Smart and Skilled for NSW Residents

    This Upskilled qualification is approved under Smart and Skilled and may attract a government fee subsidy. You must meet the individual eligibility criteria to receive subsidised training for a course on the NSW Skills List. For more information on Smart and Skilled click here. 

    If you're a NSW resident, why not find out now if you're eligible for a Smart and Skilled subsidy?  

    This qualification is subsidised by the NSW Government. This course is delivered by Nationally Registered Training Organisation, Upskilled Pty Ltd, RTO 40374

    Option 4 - 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 5 - 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.

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