Certificate III in Information Technology - FIRST YEAR (Partial Completion)

If you have ever wanted to build computers and networks, now you can. Get entry level training and be prepared for a diverse range of career opportunities across a wide range of industries. You can also learn to troubleshoot and repair faulty hardware, diagnose malware, maintain software and operating systems, and protect and secure ICT systems.


33 weeks plus holiday block


One morning or afternoon block of delivery each week


All students must provide a USI number at the point of enrolment.

What you learn

This course will prepare participants for work as games developers, designers and programmers

What you get

This qualification provides students with a broad range of knowledge and skills to pursue a career or further training in areas such as mobile games programmer, games designers and developers

Partial completion of Certificate III in Information Information

Materials to bring

Materials that are to be brought to class are to be purchased from the SWTAFE bookshop

Dress code

Flat, closed toe shoes
Clothing which is suitable for program activities and in line with South West TAFE's dress code

Contribution to the VCE

Students who complete Certificate III in Information Technology (partial completion) qualify for two VCE units at 1-2 level and two VCE units at 3-4 level.Students have the option to undertake scored assessment. The study score can be fully counted as one of the students best four studies for ATAR purposes, or will count as a fifth or sixth study increment, if it is not one of the student’s four highest scores.

VCE VM students will complete a minimum of 180 nominal hours a year to obtain their senior secondary certificate.