Course Description

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual 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. This course can be delivered as both part of a traineeship or as a non-trainee.

Possible Delivery Modes

Delivery for this course is available in multiple modes.

Our preferred and most popular delivery mode:

Virtual Classroom: 3-hour classes every 2 weeks, with a trainer and other students. Requires logging into the virtual classroom platform.

Physical Classroom: weekly or fortnightly full day classes held in our Melbourne and Adelaide offices.

Traineeships: trainees will undertake either of the above options, in addition to 4 workplace visits within a 12-18 month period.

*In specific cases, other tailored options may be available.

Access and Equity

Integrity Business College encourages participants who have disabilities to apply.

Course Information

Who Should Attend?

Existing or potential IT and administration staff who aspire to develop skills in administering and the maintenance of the user environment for computer networks.

Course Outcomes

Training is primarily provided using the networking elective units which will allow progression into the Certificate IV in Information Technology qualification.

Course Duration

The Certificate III in Information Technology course has a minimum required duration of 10 months from date of commencement in the course.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include after achieving a Certificate II in Information Technology or with demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments using a wide range of information technologies.

Assessment Information

Assessment is ongoing during the program and includes undertaking workplace specific activities. The assessments consist of Q&A, project, practicals, and observations. This is completed partially within the classroom with an expectation of approximately additional 3 hours per week of self-paced study.

Certificate Award Requirements

This qualification requires the demonstration of competency in a minimum of 12 units.

Recognition of Prior Learning

RPL is available for each unit of competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training or other expertise. Recognition will involve submission of evidence.

Course Structure

  • BSBXTW301 – Work in a team
  • ICTSAS305 – Provide ICT advice to clients
  • BSBXCS303 – Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information
  • BSBCRT301 – Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
  • ICTPRG302 – Apply introductory programming techniques
  • ICTICT313 – Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
  • ICTNWK307 – Provide Network System Administration
  • ICTNWK308 – Determine and Action Network Problems
  • ICTNWK309 – Configure and Administer Network Operating Systems
  • ICTSAS308 – Run Standard Diagnostic Tests
  • ICTNWK311 – Install and Test Network Protocols
  • ICTSAS310 – Install, Configure and Secure a small office or home network