ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology

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ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology


Duration: Full year

70 Stage 1 credits

Course Description

This introductory course is delivered online and provides fundamental skills and knowledge for individuals to safely perform foundation digital literacy tasks using a personal computer and a range of software applications and digital devices.

This is an online course, however there are some components which require session attendance. Students wishing to study offsite require access to an internet connected computer with a Browser, MS Office software suitable for photo, video and sound editing and an email account they can access from home. (Students are able to access this equipment at the College if not available at home.)

Course Content

Students learn to use social media tools like Facebook, Google+, Flickr, Blogger and YouTube to collaborate with others and explore their own interests. The skills required to prepare and edit photo images, web video and podcasts to enable sharing via social media tools is a focus of this course. The skills required to use Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook to prepare, format and share documents for a variety of business needs are also developed.

Basic computer maintenance skills including managing the operating system, filing system and connecting peripherals are also developed as well as those required for problem solving IT issues and configuring software applications such as virus protection and productivity software.

Students also acquire the skills required to work effectively in an IT environment and develop knowledge and understanding of environmentally sustainable work practices and workplace health and safety processes.


(Nominal hours shown in brackets for SACE credit reference)

BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices (20)
CUADIG303 Produce and prepare photo images (20)
CUASOU202 Perform basic sound editing (30)
ICTICT203 Operate application software packages (Word, Excel, Photoshop) (60)
ICTICT308 Use advanced features of computer applications (40)
ICTSAS202 Apply problem-solving techniques to routine ICT malfunctions (20)
ICTSAS205 Maintain ICT system integrity (20)
ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement (20)
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others (20)
ICTICT201 Use computer operating systems and hardware (60)
ICTICT202 Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment (40)
ICTICT204 Operate a digital media technology package (40)
ICTSAS203 Connect hardware peripherals (20)
ICTICT206 Install software applications (20)
ICTICT209 Interact with ICT clients (20)
ICTICT205 Design basic organisational documents using computing packages (40)
ICTSAS206 Detect and protect from spam and destructive software (10)


Further study in Information Technology (Certificate III or higher).