ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology

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Course description

The Certificate I in Information, Digital Media, and Technology (ICT10115) is an entry level qualification for students needing basic computing and digital literacy skills. Students will learn how to operate a personal computer (PC) and create documents in popular word processing packages like Microsoft Word. Additionally the course covers the basic aspects of online security so students know how to communicate, browse and search safely on the internet.

The Certificate I in Information, Digital Media, and Technology (ICT10115) is a nationally recognised training qualification and part of the official Information and Communications Technology Training Package.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

6 months

Online or Distance

On-campus

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Clerical

Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

Computers and Electronics

Computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Judgment and Decision Making

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different options and choosing the best one.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Software Tester$960 weekly pay
QA Tester$960 weekly pay
InternNot available
Executive Assistant$770 weekly pay
Administration Officer$770 weekly pay
Data Entry Clerk$770 weekly pay
Office AssistantNot available
Receptionist$770 weekly pay
TraineeNot available

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Personal Assistant$1,150 weekly pay
Office Manager$1,150 weekly pay
Procurement Officer$1,150 weekly pay
Information Officer$1,250 weekly pay

Subjects

You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

ICTICT101
Operate a personal computer

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate a personal computer (PC) in a home or small office environment, including accessing files with application programs, sending and retrieving emails, using the internet, using peripheral devices and applying basic security procedures and power management settings. It applies to individuals who require entry level information and communications technology (ICT) knowledge and literacy skills to perform a range of simple operation tasks.

ICTICT102
Operate word-processing applications

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate word- processing applications and perform basic operations, including creating and formatting documents, creating tables and printing labels. It applies to individuals in the workplace using fundamental knowledge of word-processing under direct supervision or with limited responsibility.

ICTICT103
Use, communicate and search securely on the internet

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to connect to the internet, securely send and receive emails, search the internet using web browsers and interact securely and in a socially responsible manner with a range of different internet sites. It applies to individuals who use business technology to perform a range of routine tasks in the workplace or home office with limited responsibility.

ICTICT104
Use digital devices

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use a range of digital devices, such as a digital camera, video camera, or personal digital assistant (PDA) device. It applies to individuals who require entry level information and communications technology (ICT) knowledge and literacy skills to support their work in a home office or small office environment.

ICTICT107
Use personal productivity tools

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use the features and components of a range of personal productivity tools. It applies to individuals who perform routine tasks in the workplace and use a range of current technology based personal productivity tools, under direct supervision or with limited responsibility.

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Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

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These course providers offer the ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology:

North Regional TAFE
Distance
Macquarie Community College
On Campus