This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent to design, develop and use digital media technologies as an assistant information and communications technology (ICT) specialist working independently or as part of a larger development team.
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, assessment and learning resources. The program is conducted over a 12 month period through a blended learning approach of distance, online and teacher led workshops or webinars.
||Vendor Neutral Courses
- MTA: Developer – Pass HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals exam
- Writing Research Papers
- HTML5 From Scratch
- Practical HTML5
- 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
- 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
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however the preferred pathway for candidates 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 and vendor exams.
Upskilled Information Technology courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, online trainer support, and certification upon successful completion.
IT students also have access to the Lynda.com and Pluralsight.com online training library. These provide a comprehensive online video training library delivered by those in the industry. The content is accessible 24/7 so you can study and further your skills whenever it suits you.
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 IV in Digital Media Technologies.
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
|CUADIG401||Author interactive media|
|ICTICT404||Use online learning tools|
|BSBCRT401||Articulate, present and debate ideas|
|BSBWHS304||Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes|
|ICTICT418||Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment|
|ICTPMG401||Support small scale ICT projects|
|ICTICT419||Work effectively in the digital media industry|
|ICTICT408||Create technical documentation|
|ICTWEB414||Design simple web page layouts|
|ICTWEB407||Conduct operational acceptance tests of websites|
|ICTWEB301||Create a simple markup language document|
|ICTWEB411||Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages|
|ICTWEB402||Confirm accessibility of websites for people with special needs|
|CUAPOS402||Manage media assets|
|CUAANM301||Create 2D digital animations|
|ICTWEB409||Develop cascading style sheets|
|CUASOU202||Perform basic sound editing|
Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Assistant animator
- Assistant designer
- Assistant digital media author
- Assistant digital media designer
- Assistant digital media developer
- Assistant digital media programmer
- Assistant web designer
- Interaction media developer
- Support digital media developer
- Support digital media development technician
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.
For information about Pathways to University Click Here
Pathways from the qualification
ICA50911 Diploma of Digital Media Technologies, or a range of other Diploma qualifications
* Vendor Certifications are current at the time of publishing but are subject to change.
Price and Payment Options
Option 1 – Save 15%
Save 15% ($580) when paying upfront. Total course cost: $3,270
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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
Government Funding and Incentives
At both 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 find that their courses are heavily subsidised*.
*Eligibility for traineeships & User Choice is determined by an Australian Apprenticeship Centre. Further information can be found at www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au
Centrelink Financial Support Services
This course is approved for Centrelink financial support services, including Youth Allowance, Austudy and Abstudy. Click here for more info.