Information, Digital Media and Technology

About the Course

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for individuals to safely perform foundation digital literacy tasks using a personal computer and a range of software applications and digital devices.

Licensing/Regulatory Information:
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

NSW Skills List

This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled

TAFE at School (TVET)

TAFE Western offers many face to face and flexible TVET courses giving you the option of gaining a vocational qualification whilst you are at school. A TVET qualification can count towards your HSC, and 74.8% of TAFE graduates move into employment upon completion of their vocational qualifications. TVET is a great way to gain some practical skills in an adult learning environment, and the skills and experience you learn could also count towards your next qualification.

Qualification Certificate I
National Code ICT10115
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

Career Opportunities

This course is an excellent starting point for anyone seeking an administrative role in the IT industry

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?


  Starts in October

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: ICT10115-01V02-18ORA-117


How will I study?

This course is available for those looking for basic computer skills in the workplace, or for those looking for entry skills into IT or Business career.

If you would like to be able to send email to friends and family, search the internet for information and learn how to use basic digital devices like digital cameras, tablets and smartphones; this is the course for you. This course is also a great start for people who have been out of the workforce for a long time or want to change career and need to upgrade their computer skills.

You will learn communication and problem-solving skills as well as how to use a personal computer, operate a word-processing application such as Microsoft Word and how to communicate and search safely on the internet, you will also learn how to use basic digital devices. Other areas of study that may be available include: how to build spreadsheets, presentations and use personal productivity tools such as email.

For successful completion of this course you will need:
- Students must be able to demonstrate prior knowledge and some existing skills in the accessing and using the Internet
- Ability to work independently
- Access to Microsoft Office
TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are the ability to work independently.

Web conferencing session maybe of an evening. There are no formal entry requirements for this QUALIFICATION. Students need access to the Internet and a basic understanding on how to use a computer.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

This course is offered via blended delivery (combination of web conferencing and/or self-paced study). Please confirm day and time with the Teaching Section. Students will need access to the Internet.

Course length: 2 hours per week for 36 Weeks

Start Date: 15 October 2018
End Date: 12 April 2019

What will I pay?

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): $TBA

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Payment Options

Eligible For Instalments

TAFE Western can also make arrangements for payment by instalment. Contact us to discuss how you can use these arrangements.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline on 131601.