ICT30118 Certificate III in Information Digital Media and Technology

From smartphones and Wi-Fi, hashtags and instant messaging through to digital photos, videos, and storage in the Cloud; technology has dramatically changed the way we live and communicate.

Kickstart your IT career by enrolling in the ICT30118 Certificate III in Information Digital Media and Technology today.

Please note, this course version needs to be completed by December 31st 2021 due to changes announced for this training package by the National Regulator.

In this course, you will learn a comprehensive range of IT skills covering not only the installation and management of operating systems but also skillsets in the areas of Website Development, basic programming and Intellectual Property (IP) rights.

You will learn how to install and troubleshoot a range of operating systems and business applications such as Word Processing, Spreadsheets, and Presentation applications. You will also gain experience in running diagnostic tests to check for and fix issues.

Learn how to build and manage a company website including how to program in HTML and CSS, and develop the skills required to manipulate imagery and digital media for the web. There is also an entire module on how to effectively use Social Media tools to enhance brand and drive traffic and sales.

You will also learn:

  • How to work with common computer applications used in businesses
  • Installation of operating systems on computers and optimised for use
  • Running standard diagnostic tests to either help minimise technical problems or to identify and solve them when they do arise
  • Communicating effectively in an ICT environment
  • Designing, creating and maintaining industry-standard websites and working with digital images produced for the Web
  • Intellectual Property (IP) and how to ensure its protection and compliant use in a workplace
  • Introductory software programming language

Qualification Pathways

This course leads on to a number of more advanced IT courses.

Career Opportunities:

The Information, Digital Media and Technology Industry is a high growth sector, which is expected, according to the Australian Government Job Outlook website (joboutlook.gov.au), going to require an additional 44,000 staff during the next 5 years.

Career Opportunities include:

  • Client Support Officer (ICT)
  • Help Desk Officer
  • IT Technician
  • Customer Service Representative (ICT)
  • User Support Specialist
  • Web Technologies and Web Development Support
  • Junior Web Developer/Web Administrator/WebMaster
  • Software Applications Support Officer
  • Digital Media Technologies Support Officer


All assessments need to be submitted by December 1st 2021, and graduation must take place by no later than December 31st 2021. If you do not complete by this date and still wish to graduate, you will need to transfer to the new training package (re-enrolment costs may apply). Course Duration is usually 12 months.

Delivery & Support

The course is delivered online and can be commenced anytime.

Support is provided via live online chat sessions and ‘virtual’ classrooms, providing you with direct access to industry experts and other students. Attendance at live sessions is optional but strongly recommended.


There are 17 subjects in the ICT30118 Certificate III in Information Digital Media and Technology.


There are no exams. Instead, you test your learning by completing quiz questions and open book self-paced assessment activities throughout each subject. All full course enrolments include free re-submissions if you are not successful on your first attempt.

Entry requirements

There are no minimum education requirements for the ICT30118 Certificate III in Information Digital Media and Technology however we recommend you have:

  • familiarity with using computers
  • language, literacy and numeracy skills sufficient to allow you to interpret documents, prepare written reports and write content.

If you intend to apply for a Government Loan or State funding (where available) to pay for your tuition fees, additional entry criteria may apply as detailed in the Pricing Options.

Computer Requirements

You will require access to:

  • The internet.
  • A computer/laptop that meets the following minimum specifications:


Operating System: Windows 7/ 8 / 10 / Vista


  • Min 2GB RAM, (4GB recommended)
  • 1.4 GB of Hard Disk space
  • Screen with min resolution of 1280 x 800


Operating System:: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher, up to 10.11


  • Min 2GB RAM, (4GB recommended)
  • 1.4 GB of Hard Disk space
  • Screen with min resolution of 1280 x 800


Operating System:

  • GNOME or KDE desktop
  • GNU C Library (glibc) 2.15 or later


  • Min 2GB RAM, (4GB recommended)
  • 1.44 GB of Hard Disk space
  • Screen with min resolution of 1280 x 800


Option 1: Payment Plan

Interest-free payment plans from as little as $53 per week. Discounts apply for upfront payments and/or group enrolments. For more details, click here.

Option 2: Queensland State Subsidy

The Queensland Government will, for eligible Queensland residents, subsidise your course fee. You will be required to pay a co- contribution fee and if eligible, this will this will reduce your enrolment fee down to only:

  • For concession cardholders: $17
  • For non-concession applicants: $34

For more on QLD Certificate 3 Guarantee, including eligibility requirements, click here or call our Course Consultants on 1400 887 991. A copy of the Certificate 3 Guarantee Student Fact Sheet can also be found here.

For more information on QLD Certificate 3 Guarantee funding tuition schedules, click here.

Option 3: Study Loan

Study Loans (a private lender), will progressively loan you the tuition fee. The loan, plus interest, is repaid over a maximum 4-year term, from as little as $33 per week. For more details, click here.

How to Enrol

You may be required to provide completed documentation and Identification to complete your enrolment or complete a Core Skills assessment to help ensure the course is suitable for you.

Reasons to study the ICT30118 Certificate III in Information Digital Media and Technology with Australis College include:

Course Content

We wrote the Certificate III in Information Digital Media and Technology ourselves, authored by practitioners who are not just qualified trainers but who have worked in various administration and business operations roles.

Always check out the course content (and learning platform) BEFORE you enrol. Is it current, contextualised and engaging, or generic off the shelf content? Content quality will make or break your learning experience.

Trainer Experience

Our trainers work in the industry. They do what you want to do, and they will show you how it really works. (Check out the trainers and assessors of other providers, make sure they are not just academics or former students but have actually run IT businesses or work in a range of IT and Digital Media roles).

Having a great trainer is critical to graduating with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.

But wait….there’s more!

Your time and your career are too important to risk with the wrong training provider. For more details on choosing a training provider for the ICT30118 Certificate III in Information Digital Media and Technology, please also take a look at Why Australis?

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you believe you already have the knowledge required to attain some (or all) of the subjects of the ICT30118 Certificate III in Information Digital Media and Technology, then you may be able to save yourself some effort and money by doing ‘Assessment Only’ for those subjects.

This is where you complete the same Assessments as if you were doing the course, but without the study. As this is an individual process, please speak with our Course Consultants for more details.