Information and Communications Technology (ICT) (VET)

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) (VET)

Course Summary

Are you interested in Computer Networking and Security? Do you like to troubleshoot computer problems? In Information and Communication Technology you will pull apart, rebuild and upgrade desktop computers and servers. You will set up small computer networks using switches, routers and wireless access points. You will learn about Operating systems such as Windows, Windows Server and Linux. You will learn about the relevant software and devices that help run a computer network. To learn about cyber security, you will investigate the threats to computer networks and the software used to minimise these threats.

Applied Computing is a recommended Year 10 Science choice.

VCE Units: 1, 2, and 3, 4 sequence available

ATAR Contribution: Unit 3 & 4 students complete scored assessments and an exam to attain a Study Score that contributes to an ATAR

VET: ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Maintain and repair ICT equipment and software
  • Install and optimise operating system software
  • Connect internal hardware components
  • Care for computer hardware
  • Run standard diagnostic tests
  • Monitor and administer security of ICT systems
  • Provide basic system administration
  • Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
  • Provide ICT advice to clients
  • Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network

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Technology Learning Area Leader

Paul McMullen