Charles Darwin University

Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology - ICT30118

Charles Darwin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Vocational Education and Training (VET)
CRICOS: 00300K

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.Persons 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.Licensing/Regulatory InformationNo licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • Identify and use current industry specific technologies
  • Operate application software packages
  • Install and manage network protocols
  • Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network
  • Create 3D digital animations
  • Develop macros and templates for clients using standard products
  • Customise packaged software applications for clients
  • Provide network systems administration
  • Apply simple modelling techniques
  • Use electrical skills in telecommunications work
  • Migrate to new technology
  • Design and apply simple textures to digital art
  • Work safely with live fibre to test and commission a fibre to the x installation
  • Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
  • Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing solutions and services
  • Review and maintain a website
  • Identify and use current virtualisation technologies
  • Create a simple markup language document
  • Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule
  • Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures
  • Install optical fibre splitters in fibre distribution hubs
  • Review and apply the principles of animation
  • Author interactive sequences
  • Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
  • Apply introductory programming techniques
  • Care for computer hardware
  • Create user documentation
  • Run standard diagnostic tests
  • Create 2D digital animations
  • Maintain equipment and software
  • Build simple websites using commercial programs
  • Produce digital images for the web
  • Perform tests on optical communication system and components
  • Apply safe technical work practices for cabling registration when configuring an ADSL circuit
  • Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule
  • Install and optimise operating system software
  • Implement system software changes
  • Install lead-in module and cable for fibre to the premises
  • Provide ICT advice to clients
  • Configure and administer a network operating system
  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Connect internal hardware components
  • Determine and action network problems
  • Splice and terminate optical fibre cable for carriers and service providers
  • Create visual design components
  • Incorporate video into multimedia presentations
  • Use advanced features of computer applications
  • Administer network peripherals
  • Provide basic system administration
  • Comply with organisational requirements for protection and use of intellectual property
  • Prepare video assets
  • Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
  • Use optical and radio frequency measuring instruments

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