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ICT30120 VETDSS - Certificate III in Information Technology


2 Years ½ Day/Week


East Geelong






Full qualification

Entry requirements

  • Attending a secondary school
  • Literacy and numeracy level equivalent to the successful completion of Year 9

You will learn

  • Develop design thinking skills and team work
  • Securely manage sensitive information in the workplace
  • Learn programming techniques for various applications
  • Evaluate cloud computing solutions and services
  • Skills and knowledge in system administration, equipment maintenance, and network configuration

Course outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will receive:

  • Recognition of up to two VCE VET units at Units 1 and 2 level, and a VCE VET Units 3 and 4 sequence
  • ATAR contribution: if you undertake scored assessment, the study score can contribute directly to the ATAR, either as one of your best four studies (the primary four) or as a fifth or sixth study increment
  • Certificate III in Information Technology qualification

Dress code and course materials

  • Clothing suitable for program activities - school uniform
  • Materials List

Assessment is based on

  • Hands-on projects
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Portfolios
  • Knowledge questions and case studies

Further study options

      = Guaranteed Gordon pathway course

How to apply

You must first speak to your school about VETDSS before proceeding with the below application.

  1. View the application requirements to find out what documents you will need to complete your application or watch our how to apply video.
  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.

Applications & attendance

2024 VET Full Year
East Geelong Campus 
Open: 1 Aug 2023
Close: 12 Mar 2024 
Class DayDelivered East Geelong Campus
Part-time: 2 years  Apply  


Unfortunately we cannot always guarantee you will secure a place in your selected course. We recommend you apply early.



Core Units 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
Create and style simple markup language documents ICTWEB431 40
Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing solutions and services ICTCLD301 40
Install configure and secure a small office or home office network ICTSAS310 50
Maintain and repair ICT equipment and software ICTSAS309 20
Provide basic system administration ICTSAS312 20
Run standard diagnostic tests ICTSAS308 20


Please note that the electives listed are those delivered by the Gordon but you may not be required to complete all of these to successfully complete this qualification. In order to clarify what is required to complete this qualification, please check


Date published: 20/11/2023 4:18:19 PM