This is a Free TAFE for Priority Course. Find out about your eligibility

Looking to commence your career in Information Technology?

The Certificate III in Information Technology qualification provides foundational skills and knowledge needed to start your career in the IT industry. You will become competent in a wide range of general information and communications technology (ICT) technical functions.

Within the qualification you will learn basic cloud computing, basic cyber awareness, digital media skills, generalist IT support services, networking, programming, systems and web development.

Individuals who work in these fields apply broad sets of skills, including foundational knowledge in critical thinking and customer service skills, to support a range of technologies, processes, procedures, policies, people and clients in a variety of work contexts.

At this level you will support information technology activities in the workplace across a wide range of ICT areas including technical support, network administration, software applications and web technologies.

Full time:
Monday 8:30AM - 4:00PM Tuesday 8:30AM - 12:00 and Wednesday 8:30AM - 5:00PM

Monday 8:30AM - 4:00PM Tuesday 1:30PM - 5:00PM and Thursday 8:30AM - 5:00PM

Monday 8:30AM - 5:00PM Tuesday 8:30AM - 4:00PM and Thursday 8:30AM - 12:00PM

Part time:
Saturday 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

ONLINE DELIVERY (live online classes at set times)
Tuesday and Thursday 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Next Intake October 2024

Note: Timetables are subject to change.

Please note: The information on this page is for non-trainees only. View the traineeship version of this course.

Free TAFE Pathways

In addition to being a Free TAFE course, this course is also part of the Free TAFE Pathways initiative.

Course code
Delivery location
Berwick, Dandenong, Frankston, Online
Not available for International students
Full Time, 6 months. Part Time, 12 months.
Start dates
5 February, 15 April (Frankston, Berwick), 15 July (Berwick, Dandenong, Frankston), October (Online)

Please note: Students may be required to undertake an assessment of their literacy and numeracy as part of their application process.

Nationally Recognised Training logoChisholm is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and provides Nationally Recognised Training (NRT). This means you can be assured that our training will provide you with a qualification that is recognised and respected across Australia.

Chisholm courses are subject to minimum and maximum group numbers. Courses may be cancelled or postponed if minimum numbers are not achieved by the start date of the course. Courses may close prior to the start date if the maximum numbers are reached. In that situation, eligible applicants will be offered a place in the next available intake.