ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology

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ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology

Thebarton Senior College (RTO 40117)


Duration: One year

65 Stage 2 Credits

Entry Requirements
Course Description

This course provides skills and knowledge for students to become competent in a wide range of general information and communications technologies (ICT) and technical functions. The experience gained enables students 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, configuring, troubleshooting and administering networks, application software, introductory programming techniques and basic website development.

A person with these competencies would have the skills to work effectively in an ICT environment and knowledge of critical, creative thinking skills, privacy policies and communicating with clients.


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
ICTSAS305 Provide ICT advice to clients
ICTPRG302 Apply introductory programming techniques
ICTICT313 Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments

Elective Units
ICTNWK309 Configure and administer network operating systems
ICTSAS304Provide basic system administration
ICTICT214 Operate application software packages
ICTICT312 Use advanced features of applications
ICTICT302 Install and optimise operating system software
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 experience using a range of information technologies would be beneficial. 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.