TAFE South Australia (TAFE SA)

Certificate III in Information Technology - ICT30120

TAFE South Australia (TAFE SA)

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are competent in a range of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) roles, including animation, basic cloud computing, basic cyber awareness, digital media skills, generalist IT support services, networking, programming, systems and web development.Individuals who work in these fields apply broad sets of skills, including foundational knowledge in critical thinking and customer service skills, to support a range of technologies, processes, procedures, policies, people and clients in a variety of work contexts.Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerationsNo licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • Configure and administer network operating systems
  • Develop solutions for basic ICT malfunctions and problems
  • Write scripts for software applications
  • Interact and resolve queries with ICT clients
  • Create ICT user documentation
  • Install and test network protocols
  • Apply introductory object-oriented language skills
  • Produce digital images for the web
  • Contribute to cyber security incident responses
  • Create 3D digital animations
  • Work in a team
  • Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing solutions and services
  • Apply simple modelling techniques
  • Migrate to new technology
  • Design and apply simple textures to digital art
  • Create and style simple markup language documents
  • Maintain interactive content
  • Perform basic vision and sound editing
  • Operate application software packages
  • Maintain ICT equipment and replace consumables
  • Contribute to cyber security threat assessments
  • Perform basic sound editing
  • Use computer operating systems and hardware
  • Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures
  • Maintain the integrity of ICT systems
  • Identify and use specific industry standard technologies
  • Review and apply the principles of animation
  • Author interactive sequences
  • Care for computer hardware
  • Determine and action network problems
  • Incorporate video into multimedia presentations
  • Connect a home based local wireless network
  • Run standard diagnostic tests
  • Produce interactive animations
  • Monitor and administer security of ICT systems
  • Create 2D digital animations
  • Customise packaged software applications
  • Design and create basic organisational documents
  • Produce digital text documents
  • Protect devices from spam and destructive software
  • Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
  • Maintain security of digital devices
  • Install and optimise operating system software
  • Implement system software changes
  • Contribute to cyber security risk management
  • Use advanced features of applications
  • Provide ICT advice to clients
  • Protect and secure information assets
  • Provide network systems administration
  • Configure cloud services
  • Administer network peripherals
  • Record the requirements of client support requests
  • Maintain and repair ICT equipment and software
  • Connect internal hardware components
  • Contribute as part of an IT project management team
  • Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
  • Operate digital media technology packages
  • Create visual design components
  • Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information
  • Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network
  • Update and maintain hardware, software and documentation inventories
  • Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
  • Provide basic system administration
  • Develop web presence using social media
  • Produce and prepare photo images
  • Apply introductory programming techniques
  • Select, configure and deploy software and hardware testing tools
  • Prepare video assets
  • Identify and use industry specific technologies
  • Build simple web pages
  • Research and share ICT solutions for Indigenous users

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Adelaide City International: $14,840 No

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