AT A GLANCE
Gain the basic skills required to use information and communication technology within any industry with this entry-level course.
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- Duration: Up to 12 Months
- Study at your own pace using our online student portal to access resources and learning materials.
- Access to our student support centre and trainers for assistance.
- Contact Australasian College of Technical Education to find out what classes are running near you.
- Duration: Up to 12 Months
- For this course you must be employed or gaining full time or part time (Min 15 hrs per week) employment to enrol as an apprentice or trainee with Australasian College of Technical Education.
- If you are in years 10, 11 or 12 you may be able to enrol as a school-based trainee (SAT), please discuss with your schools VET Coordinator.
- Eligible apprentices and trainees that meet the Queensland state funding requirements will be charged a set fee per nominal hour. These fees are calculated at a regulated rate of $1.60 per nominal hour. Concession rates apply for students who hold a current Health Care Card or who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.
- Non-funded apprentices and trainees will be charged a fee for service cost as listed below.
- Speak to your employer or VET Coordinator about choosing Australasian College of Technical Education as your Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO) or contact one of our friendly training consultants to discuss your training needs further.
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Set yourself on the path to digital success with this entry-level introduction to information communication technology (ICT). Designed to provide you with knowledge across a range of basic skill areas, this course will give you the digital literacy you need to give you an edge in the job market.
Technology and digital communication are now vital tools in any business and employees with information computer technology skills are always in demand. As many as 50,000 job openings are anticipated for people skilled in this area over the next five years.
This course covers the basics in communication, information technology, digital literacy and computer maintenance, making it ideal for students looking to ease into a career in ICT or for employees looking to upskill and add to their qualifications. You’ll also learn how to maintain inventories for equipment, software and documentation, and work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment.
Upon successful completion of this qualification, you will have a greater understanding of ICT practices and how to apply them in the workplace, giving you a competitive edge in the job market. You’ll also be well positioned to continue with further study in the information computer technology field.
UNITS & PAYMENT OPTIONS
The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all 14 Units (7 core and 7 elective units).
There is no mandatory requirement for work placement for this qualification. However, we do recommend some industry experience/placement would be an advantage. This would allow you to consolidate your learning and apply your knowledge and skills learnt in an actual work environment applicable to your course.
CERTIFICATE II IN INFORMATION, DIGITAL MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY – CORRESPONDENCE
Course Training Plan
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|ICTICT201||Use computer operating systems and hardware|
|ICTICT203||Operate application software packages|
|ICTICT204||Operate a digital media technology package|
|ICTWEB201||Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement|
|BSBCUS301||Deliver and monitor a service to customers|
|BSBSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|ICTICT202||Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment|
|ICTICT206||Install software applications|
|ICTSAS305||Provide ICT advice to clients|
|ICTSAS203||Connect hardware peripherals|
|ICTSAS208||Maintain ICT equipment and consumables|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|ICTICT207||Integrate commercial computing packages|
|ICTICT205||Design basic organisational documents using computing packages|
Available Enrolment Options
UP FRONT PAYMENT
This is the total amount you need to pay when you enrol. This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession. Any upfront fee that exceeds $1500 a payment plan will apply.
If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront or the course fee is greater than $1500, you may be eligible for a payment plan, which will be negotiated upon enrolment.
For further information relating to Australasian College of Technical Education’s fees and charges and refund policies, please visit our Policies and Procedures page.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
As part of the selection criteria for this program it is highly recommended that students:
- a good knowledge of computer basics
- have basic English skills (written and verbal communication).
It is recommended that you have access to a reliable Internet connection to access learning resources, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player.
Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at Australasian College of Technical Education, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.
Australasian College of Technical Education as a Registered Training Organisation recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statement of Attainments issued by any other Australian Registered Training Organisation.
Students are encouraged to submit any requests for credit from previous studies at the time of enrolment, to ensure they are not enrolling in units they may not need to undertake. In order to apply for exemption/credit transfer from units completed at another training organisation, you will need to notify Australasian College of Technical Education when you enrol.
You will need to submit your documentary evidence (certified copy of Qualification/Statement of Attainment) to support your request for exemption/credit transfer via mail or email. Requests without documentary evidence will not be processed and will be returned to students. There are no fees attached to Credit Transfers.
STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
Everyone’s journey is different and sometimes you need some extra support. We’re here to help.
Throughout your training you will have access to support from our student support centre and trainers and assessors via phone, email or in person.
You will be supported in your learning in the following ways:
- Answering queries about assignment questions by phone, email or face to face;
- Explaining assessment processes;
- Arranging contact with a trainer, via telephone or visit;
- Monthly status reports keeping you up to date on your progress;
- Making appropriate arrangements for students with disabilities;
- Organising assignments to be assessed in a timely manner; and
- Advising students of their results and any further required study or assessment.
Talk to our friendly Student Support Services team – 1800 029 466 – firstname.lastname@example.org/healthtraining.com.au or contact us online
HOW TO APPLY
If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you’re ready to get started.
APPLY NOW or contact a training consultant on 1800 114 419 to get started!
All information was accurate at time of publication, however Australasian College of Technical Education’s policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.