This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in designing, developing and refining digital media technologies as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team. It provides the opportunity to work in new and emerging digital media technology areas, such as online, and interactive design and development, and with tools and equipment, such as software, Web 2 tools, technologies and mobile devices.


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. VET FEE-HELP options are available for this course.  Click here for more info on VET FEE-HELP

Vendor Neutral Courses
  • HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • ITIL Foundations
  • Media Management
Upskilled Courses
  • WHS
  • Research
  • Privacy/Ethics/Copyright
  • Business Needs Analysis
  • Client Training


There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however the preferred pathway for candidates include:

  • Successful completion of  ICT40815 Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies, or other relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core of ICT40815 OR
  • Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments, such as digital media, games development, animation, graphics design or similar roles.

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 with set assignments, project work, questionnaires and vendor exams.


Upskilled Information Technology courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, online trainer support and upon successful completion, certification for ICT50915 Diploma of Digital Media Technologies.

IT students also have access to Pluralsight's online training library, 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.  


There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.

Students will be required to have regular access to a computer and internet access to complete this course.


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 Microsoft based Personal Computer and an internet connection is required to complete any Upskilled IT qualification that utilises Microsoft Academy Courses (listed above).

Unit Outline

The Online e-Learning course will address the following units of Competence from the National ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package. All of these competencies must be successfully completed to gain The Diploma of 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
BSBCRT501Originate and develop concepts
ICTGAM504Manage interactive media production
ICTICT419Work effectively in the digital media industry
ICTICT515Verify client business requirements
ICTICT418Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTPMG501Manage ICT projects
BSBWHS501Ensure a safe workplace
CUADIG502Design digital applications
ICTICT511Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
ICTWEB516Research and apply emerging web technology trends
ICTPRG413Use a library or pre-existing components
ICTWEB505Develop complex web page layouts
ICTPRG409Develop mobile applications
ICTWEB501Build a dynamic website
ICTPRG527Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills
ICTDMT501Incorporate and edit digital video
ICTSAS504Develop and conduct client acceptance test
CUAPOS201Perform basic vision and sound editing

Career Outcomes

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Digital media designer
  • Digital media developer
  • Digital media developer/engineer
  • Digital media authoring specialist
  • Digital media producer.

Microsoft Certification Mapping

This qualification covers the Microsoft learning content for the following Certification:

ITIL Foundations

All recommended learning materials for these certifications are provided in this Upskilled Diploma, 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

* Vendor Certifications are current at the time of publishing but are subject to change as these are managed by external organisations to Upskilled.

Flexible Payment Options

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

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Total course cost: $3,825

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Total course cost: $4,500

Government subsidies

This course is eligible for Skilled Capital (ACT) funding. Enquire now to find out if you're eligible.

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