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Duration: 
0.5 years full time
Location: 
Delivery mode: 
Blended

Applications for this course are not being taken at this time

Overview

This Certificate is delivered as part of the Youth IT Careers Program, covering digital literacy, employability skills, and social and welfare support for youth experiencing education or employment barriers.

Students develop general information and communications technology skills and gain an understanding of software packages, digital media packages and social media tools. The program also covers essential skills to prepare for work and traineeship roles, including; 

  • attendance
  • punctuality
  • teamwork
  • communication
  • problem solving skills.

Careers

This entry level qualification provides the foundation skills and knowledge to use information and communications technology (ICT) in any industry.

Course structure

To be awarded ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology, a student must complete a total of fourteen (14) units of competency, consisting of:

  • seven (7) core units, and;

  • seven (7) elective units, consisting of:

  • up to seven (7) from the elective units listed in the ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology qualification, and;
  • up to three (3) units from elsewhere in the ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package or any other training package or accredited course at Certificate II or III level. 

The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs as well as be approved by Victoria Polytechnic.

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for individuals to be competent in the foundation skills and knowledge for use within the wide range of general information and communications technology (ICT) technologies.  Persons working at this level apply a range of knowledge and skills in basic information and communications technology, with an understanding of software packages, digital media packages, social media tools and working safely and ethically in a sustainable work environment.

What's a unit?

A unit or 'subject' is the actual class you'll attend in the process of completing a course.

Most courses have a mixture of compulsory 'core' units that you need to take, and optional \'elective\' units that you can choose to take based on your area of interest, expertise or experience.

Fees & scholarships

The amount you pay for your course depends on whether you’re offered a government subsidised place or a full-fee paying place.

If you enrol in a:

  • Government subsidised place, you’ll pay a VET tuition fee and may be required to pay a Student Services and Amenities Fee and course materials contribution.
  • full-fee paying place, you’ll pay the full-fee tuition rate (which includes Student Services and Amenities Fee and any material fees).

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Scholarships & assistance

Apply for a scholarship to help with your study costs.

We can help with fee assistance and advice.

Admission & pathways

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course.

Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

If you do not meet the minimum requirements you may be eligible for one of our special admission programs. We also encourage you to explore our study pathways to help you reach your goal.

Prior to enrolment, all applicants will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment to assist with determining eligibility and to identify learning support needs.

There are many ways you can start your education journey at VU. Pathways offer an easy transition between courses at different levels, so that you can start with a certificate and progress right through to postgraduate study.

Find out more about pathways and credits.

You may be able to complete your qualification sooner through formal recognition of your existing skills. This is known as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

To receive RPL, we assess your previous work, education and life experiences against recognised qualifications. Applications for RPL can be made prior to enrolling.

Call us on 1300 TAFE VP (1300 823 387) to discuss RPL options with the course manager.

How to apply

Prior to enrolment, all applicants will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment to assist with determining eligibility and to identify learning support needs.

Applications for this course are not being taken at this time.

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