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Course Overview

Course Type:
Accredited course
Mode of Delivery:
On Campus

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Course Duration:
9 months
Commencing in:
  • 2024

No upcoming intakes for this course this year.
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About this course

Do you have an interest in web development, programming or computer software? Then a career in information technology could be for you.
Our Certificate III in Information Technology will be offered as face-to-face on campus two days a week in 2024. Learn skills to get kickstart your career as an IT Technician, Help Desk Officer, Customer Service Representative (ICT), Client Support Officer (ICT) or User Support Specialist.

There is no better time to commence your studies in this exciting and diverse industry.
Learn Microsoft Office features that are highly valued by employers, create your own website and edit photographs to use on the internet, learn how to program software to kick start that game developer career or learn how to assist customers with their computer faults as an IT Helpdesk Officer.

Did you know: The Victorian Government has now made Free TAFE courses even more accessible for new students enrolling for study in 2023. All Free TAFE courses at TAFE Gippsland are now available to people with higher-level qualifications and those who have completed a previous Free TAFE course and are looking to continue in their selected training pathway. Conditions and eligibility rules apply. Check out our Free TAFE information page for further details.

Career Opportunities

IT Technician, Help Desk Officer, Customer Service Representative (ICT), Client Support Officer (ICT), User Support Specialist

Opportunities for Further Study

ICT40120- Certificate IV in Information Technology
ICT50220- Diploma of Information Technology

Skills or Knowledge gained

Individuals who work in these fields apply broad sets of skills, including foundational knowledge in critical thinking and customer service skills, to support a range of technologies, processes, procedures, policies, people and clients in a variety of work contexts.

Entry Requirements

Are there specified requirements for entry into the course/qualification?: No

Recommended entry Requirements:

A digital literacy check to ensure that students have the basic computer skills required.

Minimum Industry Requirement

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Requirements

Will this course/qualification or a constituent unit provide a pathway to an industry licence or regulated outcome: No

Qualifications and Recognition - 2024

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Information Technology.

Work Placement - 2024

Does this course require placement?: No

Further Information - 2024


Fees and charges Government subsidised concession Government subsidised Full-fee paying student
Maximum full course tuition fee* (GST exempt) $137.80 $689.00 $4,399.00
Materials fee* (GST exempt) $60.00 $60.00 $60.00
Total $197.80 $749.00 $4,459.00
VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Help with fees

Sample course units

BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
BSBXCS303 Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information
BSBXTW301 Work in a team
ICTICT214 Operate Application Software Packages
ICTICT312 Use advanced features of applications
ICTICT313 Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
ICTPRG302 Apply introductory programming techniques
ICTPRG435 Write scripts for software applications
ICTSAS305 Provide ICT Advice To Clients
ICTWEB304 Build simple web pages
ICTWEB305 Produce Digital Images For The Web
ICTWEB431 Create and style simple markup language documents

The assessment for each course varies. It may include knowledge questions, practical skills tasks, projects, research work, on the job assessment, etc. Your assessor or educator will provide specific information on the requirements for your course.

You can expect that:

  • assessment methods are clear
  • assessment tasks are relevant and meet the requirements of your course
  • assessor or educator demonstrate fairness and lack of bias when assessing your work
  • educators will provide open and honest feedback about assessment tasks.