Course Type:
Accredited Course; Free TAFE
Study Mode:
On Campus, Online
9 months
Starting Date:
15/02/2023, 26/04/2023 and 12/07/2023
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Course Overview

Do you have an interest in web development, programming or computer software?  Then a career in Information Technology could be for you. There is no better time to commence your studies in this exciting and diverse industry, as the Certificate III in Information Technology will be offered as Free TAFE for students who enrol in 2022.

Learn Microsoft Office features that are highly valued by employers, create your own web site 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.

The TAFE Gippsland Certificate III in Information Technology at will be offered as face-to-face on campus with one day online commencing in 2022.


15/02/2023 Wednesday 9:30am - 3:00pm, Thursday 9:30am - 3:00pm, Friday 9:30am - 3:00pm
26/04/2023 Wednesday 9:30am - 3:00pm, Thursday 9:30am - 3:00pm, Friday 9:30am - 3:00pm
12/07/2023 Wednesday 9:30am - 3:00pm, Thursday 9:30am - 3:00pm, Friday 9:30am - 3:00pm

Qualifications and Recognition

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

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(Not on offer at TAFE Gippsland)
  • ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Not on offer at TAFE Gippsland)

Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Recommended entry requirements

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


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

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Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information



Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Sample course units

Course units
ICTWEB431 Create and style simple markup language documents
ICTPRG435 Write scripts for software applications
ICTICT313 Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
ICTICT214 Operate Application Software Packages
ICTWEB304 Build simple web pages
ICTPRG302 Apply introductory programming techniques
ICTICT312 Use advanced features of applications
BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
ICTWEB305 Produce digital images for the web  
BSBXCS303 Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information
BSBCRT311 Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment
ICTSAS305 Provide ICT Advice To Clients
BSBXTW301 Work in a team


Observation, Questioning, Tests/Quizzes and Projects