ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology

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ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology

Thebarton Senior College (RTO 40117)


Duration: One year

70 Stage 2 Credits

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. 


Core Units
BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
BSBXCS303 Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information
BSBXTW301 Work in a team
ICTICT313 Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT
ICTPRG302 Apply introductory programming techniques
ICTSAS305 Provide ICT advice to clients

Elective Units
ICTCLD301 Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing solutions and services
ICTSAS308 Run standard diagnostic tests
ICTSAS309 Maintain and repair ICT equipment and software
ICTNWK307 Provide network systems administration
ICTSAS304 Provide basic system administration
ICTWEB304 Build simple web pages


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.