Not currently available in 2020

Unit description

This unit is used for advanced standing for a Cert III. The unit is double-weighted and requires completion of a Certificate III level vocational qualification equivalent to the TAFE (or other recognised VET provider) in Information Digital Media and Technology, including the completion of essential competencies or equivalents drawn from Certificate II and Certificate III level qualifications, as designated by the School of Education in order to meet the requirements of teacher registration.

Unit content

Essential Competencies
1. Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultative processes
2. Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
3. Work and communicate effectively in an IT environment
4. Create user documentation
5. Install and optimise operating system software
6. Run standard diagnostic tests
7. Operate application software packages
8. Maintain equipment and software
9. Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network
10. Build simple websites using commercial programs
11. Provide network systems administration

Elective competencies

Six elective competencies chosen from within the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (Applications) list of elective units.

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Teaching and assessment


Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

Fee paying courses
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