Certificate III in Information Technology

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MCI Institute
  • Awarded by

    MCI Institute (RTO: 91088)

  • Qualification

    Certificate III

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    12 months

  • Start Date

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  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    ICT Security Administrator | ICT Support Technician | IT Administrator | Technical Support Officer | View all

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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  • In a Nutshell

    Please note: This course is not free or subsidised by the government. It is fee-for-service only.

    Do you have an aptitude for technology and are looking for a future-proof career but don't know where to start? This flexible, 100% online ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology qualification from the MCI Institute will give you all the basic skills and knowledge to embark on a rewarding career in IT.

    This course is designed for people looking to get their start in this growing and exciting industry. Aside from all the IT basics, this course focuses on cyber security skills which will make your qualification much more valuable and give you access to roles involved in keeping data safe and businesses compliant with privacy laws. You will learn essential skills such as how to securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information, how to identify IP, ethics, and privacy policies in ICT environments, how to apply introductory programming techniques and how to identify and report online security threats.

    This qualification will ensure that on completion you are fully prepared to tackle all issues involved in entry-level IT positions, as well as giving you ability to improve your skills by engaging in further study.

    While there is no government funding available for this course, MCI Institute offers a number of easy payment plans starting from as little as $61.54 per week.



  • What You'll Need to Get In

    There are no formal prerequisites for this course - anyone can apply!

  • Subject Breakdown

    While completing the ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology qualification from the MCI Institute, you may study the following subjects:

    Core Units:

    • BSBCRT301 - Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
    • BSBXCS303 - Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information
    • BSBXTW301 - Work in a team
    • ICTICT313 - Identify IP, ethics, and privacy policies in ICT environments
    • ICTPRG302 - Apply introductory programming techniques
    • ICTSAS305 - Provide ICT advice to clients


    • BSBPEF201 - Support personal wellbeing in the workplace
    • BSBWHS311 - Assist with maintaining workplace safety
    • BSBXCS302 - Identify and report online security threats
    • BSBXCS402 - Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
    • BSBXCS403 - Contribute to cyber security threat assessments
    • ICTSAS215 - Protect and secure information assets
  • Why MCI Institute?

    Courses in Accounting, Business, Leadership, WHS and more, MCI Institute can get you recognised in it all!

    MCI is an award-winning, education provider, proudly taking home 35 awards in the last 20 years, including placing on the 2020 and 2018 AFR Most Innovative Companies List. They make education within your reach through supported online delivery so you can study anywhere, anytime, to achieve your career goals.

    With close ties to corporate Australia, MCI strive for success and strive to help their students succeed by maintaining the only the highest international education standards.

    Even though you’re studying online, you’re never alone with MCI Institute! They offer students access to support teams who will make sure you’re on track with your studies and your wellbeing is in-check. From time management tips to how to increase motivation and even nutritional tips, MCI’s online support program will help you stay on track every step of the way to graduation day.

  • Where will this course take you?

    On completion of this course, you will be awarded a nationally recognised ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology qualification from the MCI Institute. You will have all the skills and knowledge needed to start working in entry level IT roles in any industry sector, and your understanding of cyber security principles will make you a valuable part of any IT team.

  • Career Outcomes

    Wondering where a career in it could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Potential IT career outcomes include: Database Administrator, Systems Administrator, ICT Security Administrator, Software or Applications Programmer, ICT Support Technician, ICT Test Engineer, ICT Manager, Junior Office Support, Help Desk Officer, Assistant Software Developer.

  • Let's talk price

    Please note: This course is not free or subsidised by the government. It is fee-for-service only.

    The full fee for this course is $3,200.

    Students may pay their fees upfront and save 10% ($2,880 after discount) or choose from one of the below payment plans:

    12-month payment plan:

    • 52 weekly payments of $61.54 each OR
    • 12 monthly payments of $266.67 each

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