This course provides students with practical application on the use of digital technologies. Students use a range of technologies to create and manipulate digital media and audio communications. They examine trends in digital media and implications in using these types of technologies. Students design digital solutions for users where the solutions need to consider the legal, ethical and social implications and the impact of various technologies.

Pathway:  Year 11 Units 1 and 2, lead to Year 12 Units 3 and 4 (ATAR).

Prerequisite: C Grade in either Year 10 Computer Systems, a B Grade in Year 10 Media or by interview.

This course provides students with practical and technical skills that equip them to function effectively in their daily life and go onto further study in the areas of Cyber Security, Engineering, Computer Programming, Business Analysis, Systems Analysis and Data Mining.

The course covers programming, data management, databases, system analysis, computer hardware and networking.

Pathway: Units 1 and 2 Year 11 lead to Year 12 Units 3 and 4 (ATAR)

Prerequisite: B Grade in Year 10 Computer Systems or by interview.

This certificate will be delivered over one year in Year 11.

Students completing the Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology, will gain the skills needed to work effectively in an ICT environment.

During the course, students learn how to use Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint in a business context. They will also gain skills in website development, multimedia, social media and computer maintenance.

The Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology will focus upon:

  • Operating and maintaining computer hardware and software
  • Word processing and presentations
  • Communication skills and techniques
  • Digital Literacy Skills

Career Prospects:  This qualification provides foundation general computing and employment skills that enable participation in an information technology environment in any industry. Completion of the Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology will enable an individual to undertake roles such Junior Office Support, Help Desk Officer/Technician, Records Assistant, Software Applications Support or Data Entry Administrator.

Prerequisites: None

Cost: A student choosing to complete this qualification at Prendiville Catholic College will be charged a subject levy which absorbs the delivery costs of completing the qualification from the RTO (Registered Training Organisation). An AICT auspicing arrangement is in place for this qualification.  Students will be enrolled with this RTO and will be inducted into RTO requirements at the beginning of the year. An approximate levy of $150 per student will be incurred.


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