Entry to this course requires demonstrated vocational experience using a range of information technologies, completion of Certificate II or its equivalent, or recommendation for the course by a staff member.
This qualification provides skills and knowledge for students to be competent in a wide range of general information and communications technology (ICT) technical functions and to achieve a degree of self-sufficiency as an advanced ICT user. The competencies include techniques in installing and configuring hardware and operating systems, supporting users by troubleshooting software, hardware and peripheral faults, producing digital images for the web and building and maintaining websites. Students with these competencies would have skills in working effectively within an IT environment and a knowledge of environmentally sustainable work practices, workplace health and safety processes and copyright and privacy concerns.
Concepts of cyber security and 'pen' testing will be covered.