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.


Industry recognition
Industry recognition

Complete this course and cover the learning materials required for Vendor Certification

Get recognised across Australia
Get recognised across Australia

This is a nationally accredited qualification

100% online delivery
100% online delivery

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Course 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*
  • 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 
Upskilled Courses
  • 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


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 upon successful completion, certification for ICT40815 Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies.

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.

Flexible Payment Options

Upskilled offers three flexible payment options for our students. Enquire now for more information on payment methods and government funding.

Pay up-front

Save 15% ($580) when paying upfront through Upskilled.
Total course cost: $3,270

Interest free payments

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

Government subsidies

This course is eligible for Smart & Skilled (NSW) funding. Enquire now to find out if you're eligible.

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