Certificate 3 in Information Technology

This qualification provides the skills to achieve competency in general information technology (IT) functions and self-sufficiency as an advanced IT user.

Six months (full time)


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This course provides students with the skills and knowledge for general competency in general information technology (IT) functions. Individuals working at this level will support activities across a wide range of IT areas, including technical support, network administration and software applications.​


  • Face-to-face lectures
  • Practical classes
  • Job training
  • Industry visits

This course is comprised of 12 units, each designed to build your capabilities in the areas mentioned above. The structure is aligned with workplace outcomes and local industry requirements. 

Stage 1

CIT150101   Participate in OHS processes

CIT150102   Work and communicate effectively in IT environments

CIT150103   Operate application software packages

Stage 2

CIT150204   Run standard diagnostic tests

CIT150205   Create user documentation

CIT150206   Connect internet hardware components

Stage 3

CIT150307   Install and optimize operating system software

CIT150308   Determine and action network problem

CIT150309   Install, configure & secure a small home office network

Stage 4

CIT150410   Provide network system administration

CIT150411   Administer network peripherals

CIT150412   Install and manage network protocols

Course Duration:   6 Months (full time)

Entry Requirements:   Minimum Grade 10 or equivalent

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