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ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology

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Next intake February 2023
LocationsEast Geelong Campus
Workplace
DurationFull-time: 6 months
TraineeshipFull-time: 1 Year

Course description

If you are looking to enter the information and communication technology (ICT) field, this course will teach you about building websites, network administration, coding, IT applications, business skills, cloud applications, PC maintenance and networking.

This is a JobTrainer Priority Course. All students who meet the Skills First eligibility criteria can access free or reduced tuition fees for this course. 

Wondering if this industry will suit you?

We have created a short course quiz to help you gain a little more understanding of what is required and whether you might enjoy a role in this industry. Take the quiz here.

Gordon VCE/VCAL students

This course is offered to Gordon VCE/VCAL students. To enrol in this course as a Gordon VCE/VCAL student you need to apply from the VET Delivered to Secondary Students (VETDSS) course list. Go to VETDSS courses to APPLY NOW!

For more information on VCE/VCAL studies with a VET program please go to the VET Delivered to Secondary Students site. NOTE: Fees apply for Gordon VCE/VCAL Students, see Fees section below.

Work placement/industry experience

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Possible career outcomes

  • Software support technician
  • Website administrator
  • Network technician
  • Help desk assistant

How to apply

  1. Follow our instructions for how to apply for a course.
  2. Apply online by selecting an intake from the Applications & attendance table below.

If you need help, visit Customer Service or request application support via email.
Submission of an application does not guarantee a place in the course.

Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants

To become an apprentice or trainee, you will first need to find an employer willing to employ you. An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider can assist you with this and will also start your application and enrolment process. Find a local provider here

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Applications & attendance

IntakeApplicationsAttendanceClassesDuration 
2022 Ongoing
Workplace 
Open: 1 Aug 2021
Close: 15 Dec 2022 
WorkplaceFlexible
 
Traineeship:Full-time: 1 Year    
2023 February
East Geelong Campus 
Open: 1 Aug 2022
Close: 1 Feb 2023 
Class DayMon, Tues, Wed, & Thurs 9am to 5pm
 
Full-time: 6 months  Apply  
2023 February
East Geelong Campus 
Open: 1 Aug 2022
Close: 1 Feb 2023 
Class DayTues, Wed, Thurs & Fri 9am to 5pm
 
Full-time: 6 months  Apply  
2023 July
East Geelong Campus 
Open: 1 Apr 2023
Close: 1 Jul 2023 
Class DayMon, Tues, Wed & Thurs 9am to 5pm
 
Full-time: 6 months    
2023 Ongoing
Workplace 
Open: 1 Aug 2022
Close: 15 Dec 2023 
WorkplaceFlexible
 
Traineeship:Full-time: 1 Year    

 

Students may need to complete some self-paced learning and assessment activities outside class time. This will be different for each course and will depend on a student’s level of skill and experience.

Class days and times in the above table are indicative. Prior to course commencement, changes may be necessary. Follow the link for more information on Attendance mode definitions. When you submit your application, please make sure you answer all the questions. Only successful applicants with complete applications will receive an offer. We issue offers as soon as possible. Follow the link for more information on Offer timing.

Many courses have limited places and high demand. We may close an intake before the date above. We recommend you apply early. If student numbers are insufficient we may cancel an intake or a course.

  • Applicants must be 16 years and over at the time of course commencement
  • Any student under the age of 17 must provide a Transition from School form prior to undertaking this course.
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy and numeracy skills at Year 11 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 3
  • Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants must be currently employed under a training contract and referred by their employer.
  • You must reside in Victoria to access Victorian Government Subsidised Fees and any incentive such as Job Trainer. Full fees apply to all non-Victorian residents.

Each student must complete a pre-training review as part of their application. The outcome of your pre-training review assists our teachers and trainers to better understand your capabilities prior to training and enables you to be matched to the right program. Your literacy and numeracy skills will be evaluated and you may be required to undertake a separate assessment. Follow this link for more information about literacy and numeracy skills .

Practice tests

In order to prepare for your LLN, you may wish to attempt some practise tests in which you will find similar questions (with solutions too). These practice tests are not VSL approved but may be similar in question type and level of difficulty to what may be asked in the VSL approved LLN. Click here for practice tests. Please note, the VSL approved LLN cannot be resat within 3 months of undertaking it.

  • Applicants must be 16 years and over at the time of course commencement
  • Any student under the age of 17 must provide a Transition from School form prior to undertaking this course.
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy and numeracy skills at Year 11 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 3
  • Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants must be currently employed under a training contract and referred by their employer.

Selection mode

Core Code Hours
Apply introductory programming techniques ICTPRG302 40
Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills BSBCRT301 40
Identify IP ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments ICTICT313 50
Provide ICT advice to clients ICTSAS305 40
Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information BSBXCS303 40
Work in a team BSBXTW301 40
Elective Units Code Hours
Configure and administer network operating systems ICTNWK309 70
Create and style simple markup language documents ICTWEB431 40
Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing solutions and services ICTCLD301 40
Install and optimise operating system software ICTICT302 20
Install configure and secure a small office or home office network ICTSAS310 50
Run standard diagnostic tests ICTSAS308 20

 

Please note that the listed electives are delivered by The Gordon but you may not need to complete all of these units to successfully complete this qualification. If you have previously completed any of the units of competency relevant to this course, you may be eligible for Credit Transfer (CT). Any previous relevant experience may qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Find out more about CT or RPL here.

Assessment is based on:

  • Hands-on projects
  • Written assignments
  • Team projects

This course is eligible for Job Trainer and Free TAFE!

Eligible Victorian students who elect to use their one Job Trainer opportunity or their one Free TAFE opportunity will not incur any tuition fees. Material and resources fees still apply. Follow the link for further information and to check the eligibility criteria.

FeesRateUnitIndicative Course HoursIndicative Tuition Payable by StudentMax. Indicative Government Subsidy Total
Concession Tuition AUD $0.84 per hour 490 AUD $412.00 AUD $3,445.00
Standard Tuition AUD $4.19 per hour 490 AUD $2,053.00 AUD $3,445.00
Full Fee Tuition AUD $11.52 per hour 490 AUD $5,645.00

Add the costs below to your relevant tuition fee

Resources AUD $300.00
Education Levy AUD $73.50

 

All fees and charges are correct at time of publication but may change without notice. The student tuition fees are indicative only. Additional fees may apply. Where GST is applicable to any courses or materials, the fee displayed is inclusive of the GST.

Which fee will I pay?

Your fees will be charged according to your eligibility for government funding. For more information, visit our Fees & Payments pages.

Fee help and student loans

VET Student Loans are available for eligible students for tuition fees only. The current years maximum loan cap is $

Payment plans may be available for eligible students who need assistance to manage their fee payments.

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Many Gordon courses offer pathways to higher qualifications within The Gordon and in some cases, to university degrees. Your Gordon course may provide credit points which could reduce further study time. Follow the link to find more information about pathways, or contact Customer Service.

Date published: 1/08/2022 8:03:13 AM
ICT30120-Certificate-III-in-Information-Technology