ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology

VU course code: ICT30120 | Level of study: TAFE
0.5 years full time
Face to Face with eLearning


No tuition fees for eligible students

Footscray Nicholson, Sunshine
16 July 2024
12 July 2024


Start your journey to becoming a technology expert with the Certificate III in Information Technology ICT30120 at Victoria University.

Develop your technical skills in programming, database and web development, basic cloud computing, cyber security, digital media and generalist IT support services.

You will develop industry-essential and transferable skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving and presentation skills. Plus, you'll gain customer service skills to support a range of technologies, processes, policies and clients.

Upon completion of this course you will have knowledge and skills in:

  • writing basic programs for software applications
  • developing basic web applications
  • producing digital images for the web
  • protecting privacy and intellectual property rights
  • working effectively in teams and with ICT clients.

Our information technology course is co-designed with industry experts and you'll use modern facilities and equipment at the Sunshine Skills Hub. You will also be able to network with workplaces, join industry bodies, and apply for virtual internships.

NRT logoThis course is nationally recognised training.

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your education, work experience, current skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a different course. We call this a ‘pathway’.

You may also be eligible for ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’, which lets you finish your course more quickly when you have gained some of the skills required from past study or work experience.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course Structure

To be awarded the ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology, a total of twelve (12) units of competency must be achieved, comprising of:

- six (6) core units, and;

- six (6) elective units, of which:

* at least 4 units must be selected from the elective units listed

* up to 2 units may be selected from the remaining listed elective units or from this or any other currently endorsed training package qualification or accredited course at Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level 2, 3 or 4.

Fees & Scholarships

TAFE fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer.


Eligible students won’t be required to pay tuition fees for this course.

Free TAFE courses align with skills and jobs that are in high demand in from Victorian employers.




Australia’s information and communications technology (ICT) industry is a dynamic and rapidly growing market.

The Certificate III in Information Technology ICT30120 prepares you for a range of entry-level roles across IT, government, banking and finance, retail, education, health, media, logistics and manufacturing.

You will gain the skills to pursue a possible career in:

  • general IT/technical support
  • web application support
  • web developer 
  • database and systems administrator
  • network administration support
  • ICT security specialist
  • ICT support technician.

Visit the Jobs and Skills Australia website to see the average salary and job growth for ICT support technicians.

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