Course Code: ICT40815

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.


  • Studying online
  • Payment Option
  • Nationally Recognised
  • Rolling Start Dates
  • Access to
  • Student Reward Program
  • 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, 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 Courses Vendor Neutral Courses Upskilled Courses
    • MTA: Developer – Pass HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals exam
    • 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


    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 and 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.

  • 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 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

    Unit Code
    Unit Name
    CUADIG401Author interactive media
    ICTICT404Use online learning tools
    BSBCRT401Articulate, present and debate ideas
    BSBWHS304Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
    ICTICT418Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
    ICTPMG401Support small scale ICT projects
    ICTICT419Work effectively in the digital media industry
    ICTICT408Create technical documentation
    ICTWEB414Design simple web page layouts
    ICTWEB407Conduct operational acceptance tests of websites
    ICTWEB301Create a simple markup language document
    ICTWEB411Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages
    ICTWEB402Confirm accessibility of websites for people with special needs
    CUAPOS402Manage media assets
    CUAANM301Create 2D digital animations
    ICTWEB409Develop cascading style sheets
    CUASOU202Perform basic sound editing
  • Career Outcomes

    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

    Vendor Certification

    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.

    Further Study

    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

    Option 2 - 24 Month Interest-free payment plan

    No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $38 a week! Total course cost: $3,850


    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

    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

    Centrelink Financial Support Services

    This course is approved for Centrelink financial support services, including  Youth Allowance Austudy and  AbstudyClick here for more info.

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