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Information and Digital Technology




Statement of Attainment towards ICT30118 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology


Public Schools NSW, Tamworth Registered Training Organisation 90162


This may change due to Training Package and NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) updates.

Notification of variations will be made in due time.


Course: Information, Digital Media and Technology

Board Developed Course

2 or 4 Preliminary and/or HSC units in total

Category B for Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR)

This course is accredited for the HSC and provides students with the opportunity to obtain nationally recognised vocational training. This is known as dual accreditation. To gain a full qualification, students must achieve all competencies. Partial completion will lead to a statement of attainment towards the qualification.


Information and Communications Technology (ICT 5.0)


Units of Competency



BSBWHS304 - Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes

ICTICT202 - Work and communicate effectively in an ICT     environment

ICTICT301 - Create user documentation

ICTICT302 - Install and optimise operating system software

ICTSAS308 - Run standard diagnostic tests



ICTICT203 - Operate application software packages

ICTICT308 - Use advanced features of computer applications

ICTWEB303 - Produce digital images for the web

ICTWEB302 - Build simple websites using commercial programs




ICTWEB201 - Use social media tools for collaboration and     engagement

BSBEBU401 - Review and maintain a website


A specialisation course may be studied to complete the requirements of the ICT30118 Certificate III in information, Digital Media and Technology. Students must complete an additional 180hours of competencies and additional work placement hours


Students may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning and /or Credit Transfer provided suitable evidence is submitted.


Our RTO acknowledges the experience and prior learning of our students. Students who can present transcripts from other Australian RTOs or who are able to present relevant experiences in work may qualify for Credit Transfer (CT) or Recognition of Prior Learning. All applications for CT or RPL should be made to the course teacher.


Recommended Entry Requirements

Students selecting this course should be interested in working in the information technology industry. Students should be creative, cooperative and able to work in teams. They should be able to use a personal computer and lift and carry small equipment. Students should be interested in working with operating system software and have an interest in learning the various methods to troubleshoot problems. There will be out of class homework, research activities and assignments.


Pathways to Industry Working in the information technology industry involves:

·         designing web pages

·         supporting computer users

·         communicating with clients

·         finding solutions to software problems


Examples of occupations in the Information Technology industry

·         Service technician

·         help desk office

·         Multimedia developer

·         On-line service support officer

·         Technical support officer

·         Web designer


Mandatory Course Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 70 hours work placement.  Students who do not meet these requirements will be `N` determined as required by NESA.


External Assessment (optional HSC examination for ATAR purposes)

The Higher School Certificate examination for Information and Digital Technology is only available after completion of 240 indicative hours and will involve a written examination consisting of multiple-choice items, short answers and extended response items. The examination is independent of the competency-based assessment undertaken during the course and has no impact on the eligibility of a student to receive a vocational qualification.


Competency-Based Assessment

Students in this course work to develop the competencies, skills and knowledge described by each unit of competency listed above.  To be assessed as competent a student must demonstrate to a qualified assessor, they can effectively carry out competency. When a student achieves a unit of competency it is signed off by the assessor.


Appeals and Complaints 

Students may lodge an appeal or a compliant about an assessment decision or other decisions through the VET teacher.


Course Cost: Preliminary - $20                HSC - $20


School Specific equipment and associate requirements for students - Nil



Refund Arrangements on a pro-rata basis.

Please refer to your school refund policy

A school-based traineeship is available in this course, for more information:

Exclusions -  VET course exclusions can be checked on the  NESA  website at

See Garry Stokes, Ms Balaam, Mr Dillon, Greg Glanville, Pauline Webber or Janelle Evans for further information about this course