Certificate III In Information, Digital Media And Technology

Course Code: ICT30118
Study Area:
Computer Systems Technology

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass a combination of remote and flexible delivery methods. This includes easy to navigate online tutorials, video conferencing (classroom simulation) as well as face-to-face practical assessments and work placements – where safe and practical to implement. Therefore, you will require access to the internet and a computer to undertake this course. Our flexible model allows you to continue to study in a safe, guided and fully supported manner with continued access to all learning, personal and wellbeing supports. You will be advised by your facilitator on a case by case basis in relation to practical and work placement assessments, as some flexibility will be required during this challenging time.

Start date: 01/02/2021

Days per week: Tue, Wed and Thu, 9am - 4pm

Duration: 6 months, full time

Are you a bit of a techie? Do you get excited about programming or coding? Do you love finding out about the latest tech gadgets or electronics and learning how they work?

If you're driven by technology and enjoy working with computers, the world of IT needs you! Information technology plays a vital role in most organisations creating a demand for qualified technicians. In just six months our nationally recognised Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (ICT30118) course will give you the skills you need to boost your job prospects in this interesting field.

You'll learn about:

  • Building websites
  • Network administration
  • IT applications
  • Cloud applications
  • PC maintenance and networking

Register for one of our upcoming information sessions here


If you are aged 17-24 or looking for work, you may be eligible to study this course for free or low-fee through JobTrainer. It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees and materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.

  • Bendigo City Campus
Course Structure
  • Full time - Classroom - 6 Months


This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Help desk officer
  • Help desk assistant
  • ICT operations support
  • ICT user support
  • PC support
  • Technical support

  • There are no prerequisites for this course however you must be at least 15 years of age. Applications from mature-aged students are encouraged.

Course overview

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a wide range of general information and communications technology (ICT) technical functions and to achieve a degree of self-sufficiency as an advanced ICT user. People working at this level will support information technology activities in the workplace across a wide range of ICT areas, including technical support, network administration, web technologies, software applications and digital media technologies.

How to apply
  • Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • Applicants complete a language, literacy and numeracy assessment.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Demonstration
  • Role Play
  • Assignment
  • Portfolio
  • Written test
  • Practical Assessment
  • Observation
  • Knowledge Test

Learning options

Key study areas
  • Building websites
  • Network administration
  • IT applications
  • Cloud applications
  • PC maintenance and networking

Further study opportunities
  • If you want to continue your studies after you graduate, you can go on to complete the Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology (ICT41015).


Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative total fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses.
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$2,211.00
Concession - average total course fee*$442.20
Full fee - average total course fee*$7,061.80
B.   Materials average fee**$134.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$67.00
Indicative pricing for:

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students. Read more. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.

This page was last updated on 4/03/2021 10:46 PM

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