Certificate III in Information Technology

Course code: ICT30120

Registered Training Organisation:

Delivered by Horsham College

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Course Summary

Develop a broad set of fundamental skills from certificate II with a further breadth of units such as introductory-level programming techniques, IP ethics and privacy of information, diagnostic testing and client services.  This program is suitable for serious IT enthusiasts and affords meaningful insights into some of h te more common specializations so that participants can either use this base knowledge and skill to pursue a career or further study in specialists fields.


Contribution towards VCAL

One credit towards VCAL Learning Program is awarded on successful completion of 90 nominal hours of accredited VET curriculum.

Contribution towards VCE

Students will be eligible for credit of two VCE VET units towards their VCE at Unit 1-4 level.

ATAR Contribution

Yes.  Students wishing to receive an ATAR contribution must undertake a scored assessment.  This study score can contribute directly to the ATAR either as one of the students’s best four studies, or as a fifth or sixth study.

Scored Assessment Available

Yes Students wishing to recieve an ATAR contribution for VCE VET Information Technology must undertake a scored assessment.

National Accreditation 

Program Delivery

Program structure

Two year course.

This course will be delivered at Wimmera Trade Training Centre, Horsham College Campus, on Wednesdays between 9.20am and 3.20pm each week.

Structured Workplace Learning

Structured Workplace Learning

It is strongly recommended that students undertake a minimum of 80 hours of SWL across the two years of the course.

Employment and Study Pathways

Potential Study Options

Certificate IV



Potential Career Paths


Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

computer Systems technology

Fees and Equipment


No specific requirements for clothing or equipment.


To be paid by the DET for students attending public schools.  Independent and Catholic schools will discuss fees with their families

Study Units

Units of study may include

BSBXTW301 Work in a team

ICTICT213 Use computer operating systems and hardware

ICTICT214 Operate application software packages

ICTSAS303 Care for computer hardware

ICTSAS308 Run standard diagnostic tests

BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

ICTWEB306 Develop web presence using social media

BSBXCS301 Protect own personal online profile from cyber security threats

ICTSAS305 Provide ICT advice to clients

BSBXCS303 Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information

ICTPRG302 Apply introductory programming techniques

ICTICT313 Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments


RTO Contact

Lyndon Kuhne  (03) 5381 7712

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