ICT30118 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media & Technology – Networking

This course aims to provide students with:

  • practical skills in the construction and maintenance of computer networks
  • access to an international qualification – Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • access to nationally recognized VET Qualifications

Acquiring these skills will enhance students’ employment opportunities and pathways to further education.

On successful completion of this course students will achieve:

Certificates in IT at level III
Partial Completion:     12 out of 17 units for VET in Schools (VETis)
Full Completion:          Full 17 units for a full Certificate

Students will be eligible to gain credit towards National Training qualifications such as those listed above.  Results can be claimed towards a Tertiary Entrance Score if necessary where applicable; that is, when a second assessment option is selected.

TAFE, Higher Education and/or employment in the Computer Industry.
Students can progress into the CCNA Security or CCNP programs.

Possible employment as a Network Administrator or entry into further education including computer systems, engineering and telecommunications.

  • Outstanding facilities including 2 dedicated rooms with Cisco laboratory sub-network with two router labs, 27 modern computers.
  • Blended learning delivery 24/7 online course access
  • Powerful production network with Cisco backbone
  • Fully qualified staff members
  • Web access to the curriculum
  • Flexible classroom and online delivery
  • Easy access via public transport


This course will be delivered over two years at Ringwood Training on Wednesdays. 2021 times TBC

Post School

This program is delivered over a period of 28  to 45 weeks depending on time commitment and effort .

Classes operate on the following days and times 45 weeks per year:

Monday  9:30am to 7pm 9.5 hrs
Tuesday  10am to 8:30pm 10.5 hrs
Wednesday  12 noon to 8:30 pm 8.5 hrs
Thursday  10am to 7 pm 9 hrs
Total 37.5 hrs

Students can attend any and every session and work according to other commitments such as employment or family arrangements.


  • An aptitude for computer technology and networking.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • There are no specific VCE study requirements for this program.

This course is made up of 17 units with a large elective range as outlined below. Electives will be chosen based on consultation with the learner upon development of the training plan.

BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
ICTICT202 Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
ICTICT203 Operate application software packages
ICTSAS308 Run standard diagnostic tests
ICTSAS304 Provide basic system administration
ICTNWK305 Install and manage network protocols
ICTICT301 Create user documentation
ICTICT302 Install and optimise operating system software
ICTSAS305 Provide ICT advice to clients
ICTSAS306 Maintain equipment and software
ICTSAS307 Install, configure and secure a small office home office network
ICTNWK301 Provide network systems administration

BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
ICTICT303 Connect internal hardware components
ICTICT304 Implement system software changes
ICITICT306 Migrate to new technology
ICTNWK302 Determine and action network problems
ICTNWK304 Administer network peripherals

VETis students the application form can be downloaded at https://ringwood.training/vet-application/ or from your VET Coordinator at your home school.

Post School students will need to contact Ringwood Training directly to obtain an enrolment pack. This can be done by visiting reception between 8am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday or emailing [email protected]au

Ringwood Training Enrolments information can be found by clicking here