Unit description

Recognises students' learning through the completion of a vocational qualification equivalent to the TAFE (or other recognised VET provider) Certificate III  in Information Digital Media and Technology including the completion of essential competencies or equivalents as outlined by the School of Education.

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. Implement system software changes
9. Customise packaged software applications for clients
10. Use advanced features of computer applications
11. Develop macros and templates for clients using standard products
12. Review and maintain a website
13. Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
14. Create a simple markup language document
15. Build simple websites using commercial programs
16. Produce digital images for the web
17. Provide IT advice to clients

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
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

Fee paying courses
For POSTGRADUATE or UNDERGRADUATE full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees


Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.