ICT30118 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology

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ICT30118 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology

Thebarton Senior College (RTO 40117)

ICT30118

Duration: One year


70 Stage 2 Credits

Description
Units
Pathways
Entry Requirements
Course Description

Network/Hardware/Software Configuration, Administration, Support and Cybersecurity

In this course, students develop further knowledge and skills in information technology, including the fundamental skills to work in an information technology environment, set up and secure hardware and software systems, provide technical support, configure and administer networks to secure them from cyber and other hacking attacks. 

The course includes topics on operating systems, software and hardware components, legal and organisational frameworks, computer diagnostics and basic maintenance, network installation, security configuration and administration, preventing hacking and cyber-attacks, provision of advice and user documentation and other key skills to work effectively in an information technology environment. 

Units

Core Units
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
ICTICT202 Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
ICTICT301 Create user documentation
ICTICT302 Install and optimise operating system software
ICTSAS308 Run standard diagnostic tests


Elective Units
ICTICT303 Connect internal hardware components
ICTSAS303 Care for computer hardware
ICTSAS304 Provide basic system administration
ICTSAS305 Provide ICT advice to clients
ICTSAS306 Maintain equipment and software
ICTNWK301 Provide network systems administration
ICTNWK304 Administer network peripherals
ICTSAS307 Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network
ICTNWK303 Configure and administer a network operating system
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

Pathways

Students completing this course may seek employment in a range of information technology support roles, such as information technology technicians, customer service representatives, client support and help desk officers. Students may also seek to undertake further studies in the information and communications technology industry.

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for this course specified in the training package; however, students must satisfy the school admission requirements and achieve satisfactory results in a language, literacy and numeracy assessment.

Students must have working knowledge of basic computer applications, hardware and terminology to enrol in this course.