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VET - Information Technology

This course is for students wishing to achieve competencies leading to entry-level employment and/or further education and training in an industry where information technology is used and supported.  The course is based on units of competency which have been developed by the information technology industry to describe the competencies and skills and knowledge needed by workers who use information technology.  The qualifications available to students who achieve the appropriate units of competency are the AQF Certificate II in Information Technology and a statement of attainment towards Certificate III in Information Technology.

The Information Technology Curriculum Framework has been developed in response to the needs of the industry and to provide relevant training and education opportunities for the full range of students.  It is primarily intended for students who are interested in choosing a career in Information Technology Information systems management, telecommunications, printing and publishing, accounting, teaching and education, and research.

Main topics covered:

Students will concentrate on developing a range of skills required to work effectively in an environment where technology is uses, including:

  • Oral and Written communication
  • Teamwork skills
  • The efficient use of a range of software application packages
  • Essential hardware management

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