Course Description

Pave the way into a career in IT with a Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (specialising in Web Technologies). Perfect for those seeking entry into this exciting area, the course will provide you with expert skills to create web pages, fix computer hardware issues, and work with clients.

The Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (specialising in Web Technologies) will also cover digital design skills, image handling, writing for the web and simple HTML coding, to give you a broad skill base and make you highly employable in a number of IT fields including technical support, web design and front-end website support and maintenance. 

This accredited course is also a great pathway into further IT studies, including Certificate IV and Diploma courses.

Pave the way into a career in IT with a Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (specialising in Web Technologies). Perfect for those seeking entry into this exciting area, the course will provide you with expert skills to create web pages, fix computer hardware issues, and work with clients.

The Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (specialising in Web Technologies) will also cover digital design skills, image handling, writing for the web and simple HTML coding, to give you a broad skill base and make you highly employable in a number of IT fields including technical support, web design and front-end website support and maintenance. 

This accredited course is also a great pathway into further IT studies, including Certificate IV and Diploma courses.

Potential career outcomes

  • Assistant ICT Technical Support Officer
  • Junior Front-End Website Designer
  • Junior Front-End Website Support and Maintenance Officer

Disclaimer

The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework.

Course number E1121IN
Qualification name ICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (specialising in Web Technologies)
Course duration Maximum 18 months
Delivery Method Online
Recognition Nationally Recognised Nationally Recognised Training
Assessments Knowledge tests, Multiple choice questions, Oral questions, Projects, Scenario-based questions, Short-answer questions
Awarded by
  • Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796)

Pave the way into a career in IT with a Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (specialising in Web Technologies). Perfect for those seeking entry into this exciting area, the course will provide you with expert skills to create web pages, fix computer hardware issues, and work with clients.

The Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (specialising in Web Technologies) will also cover digital design skills, image handling, writing for the web and simple HTML coding, to give you a broad skill base and make you highly employable in a number of IT fields including technical support, web design and front-end website support and maintenance. 

This accredited course is also a great pathway into further IT studies, including Certificate IV and Diploma courses.

Module 1

  • Determine function of operating system
  • Obtain operating system
  • Install, configure and optimise operating system
  • Provide instruction to meet new software requirements

Module 2

  • Determine documentation standards and requirements
  • Produce user documentation
  • Review and obtain sign-off
  • Identify common symptoms and preventative maintenance techniques
  • Operate system diagnostics
  • Scan system for viruses

Module 3

  • Clarify work requirements
  • Generate and assess ideas
  • Plan approach
  • Produce visual design components
  • Finalise visual design components

Module 4

  • Determine the client requirements
  • Source the images
  • Manipulate the images
  • Save the images
  • Prepare to develop content for the site
  • Write the site content
  • Upload the content

Module 5

  • Identify video assets
  • Prepare video assets
  • Package video assets
  • Identify audio assets 
  • Prepare audio assets
  • Package audio assets

Module 6

  • Plan use of authoring tool
  • Prepare to use authoring tool
  • Produce interactive sequences
  • Check functionality of interactive sequence
  • Review the requirements
  • Create the document structure
  • Validate the documents
  • Identify the authoring requirements
  • Create and save the files
  • Add content to the web pages
  • Create simple navigation
  • Test the website

Module 7

  • Describe different types of social media tools and applications
  • Compare different types of social media tools and applications
  • Set up and use popular social media tools and applications

Module 8

  • Review website content and use
  • Update website
  • Carry out non-technical site maintenance
  • Select web traffic monitoring tools
  • Monitor web traffic
  • Make recommendations for improvements

Module 9

  • Contribute to establishing and running WHS consultation and participation processes 
  • Raise WHS issues with others
  • Contribute to obtaining and communicating information about WHS issues
  • Prepare to communicate and work effectively within an ICT organisation
  • Use positive and varied communication strategies with ICT clients

Module 10

  • Investigate current practices in relation to resource usage
  • Set targets for improvements
  • Implement performance improvement strategies
  • Monitor performance

Education

Pathways for this qualification include:

  • Direct entry
  • After achieving ICA20111 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology or the ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology
  • Vocational training and/or work experience across a range of work settings.

Minimum age

You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

Minimum age

You will need to be at least 18 years old.

English

This course requires learners to read online learner modules, undertake a range of task-driven assessments and engage in online discussions. Consequently, learners need to have an effective command of written and spoken English. As a guide we recommend that learners currently or have previously:

  • Been employed in a workplace for at least one year, where they predominantly use English language in verbal and written communications and/or;
  • Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/ or;
  • Have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination score of 5.5 during the past three years and/or;
  • Have achieved an overall pass score on our free Open Colleges Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on our website for a Certificate III.

Computing

You will need access to a computer and the internet and you should have intermediate computing skills.

Minimum specifications for your computer are:

  • Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection (2Mb)
  • 2GB of RAM
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
  • Printer and associated software
  • Scanner and associated software
  • File compression software
  • Digital audio or video recording capability
  • Subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Office equipment and resources including telephone, photocopier, scanner and printer.

Specific requirements for Mac OS users:

  • Mac OS X v 10.5 or higher recommended (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended)
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor (2GHz recommended).

Specific requirements for Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or higher ( Windows 8recommended)
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor (2GHz recommended).

Skills

To successfully complete this course, learners will require basic computing skills. This includes:

  • Creating, saving and editing Microsoft Office documents
  • Accessing and searching the internet
  • Downloading and saving documents from websites
  • Uploading documents through websites
  • Participating in online discussions
  • Connecting digital video devices and downloading and storing videos
  • Use social media applications (e.g., Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest) 
  • Write basic HTML code.

Physical requirements

You will need access to be able to view visual components and hear audio files in order to create them for websites.

Additional

You will be required to purchase an Adobe Creative Cloud membership (either monthly or yearly, at discounted student rate).

You may also need to purchase an external hard drive for the purpose of installing an operating system (as specified in unit ICTICT302 Install and optimise operating system software).

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies.

You can access the Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool here.

Damian Kasper

Damian has worked in the IT industry for over eight years in many different roles. Starting from desktop support, he progressed to network and systems engineering, software development and IT project management. He has worked for international organisations in both Timor-Leste and Papua New Guinea, while learning to fluently speak Tetun. His most recent position was IT Manager for a large multinational corporation. Damian’s qualifications include the Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology (Networks & Systems), TAE40110 Certificate IV Training and Assessment and Certificate II in Information Technology.

Fredro Harjanto

Fredro Harjanto has worked in the higher education sector and in VET sector in Sydney, California, Illinois and Jakarta. His qualifications include the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Advanced Diploma of Business, Advanced Diploma of Information Technology, and Advanced Diploma of Management. His professional experience spans information technology, science, investment, business management and sport. His recent IT roles include IT contractor/project manager for mobile application and website projects based in Australia, USA, and Indonesia.

Renju Philip

Renju Jacob Philip is a graduate from University of New South Wales with a Masters in Engineering Science- Telecommunications. His passion for technical advances in the IT industry motivated him to be an IT Freelancer from his student days. His previous work experience as a software engineer at Accenture Services has strengthened his in-depth understanding of various aspects of the IT Industry. Renju’s desire to share his IT experiences and knowledge to others, has led him to be an IT trainer and assessor in the VET Industry. His other qualifications include Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Diploma of Software Development and Graduate Diploma of Management.

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