Certificate III in Information Technology (VET in Schools)

Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Building
Information Technology
Course Location
Course Duration
Part Time: To successfully obtain a Nationally Accredited Qualification, students will usually be required to attend over a two year period during their VCE or VCAL studies. VET in Schools qualifications are undertaken over a two (2) year period with students attending one (1) day per week.
Course Cost
Students should consult with their Careers Advisor or VETiS Co-ordinator to obtain further information on program costs..
course_info.pdf (pdf)
Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day)
Starting Date
Part Time:
  • February 2014

Enquiries should be directed to the prospective student’s school Career Advisor or VETiS Co-ordinator.

Course Overview

This fully scored VCE VET program will give the base skills and knowledge to start your career or further study in the Information Technology field.

People who undertake Information Technology study follow career paths that can vary from software design to support desk officers.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Information Technology (VET in Schools).

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Employment Prospects

  • IT and technical support personnel
  • Computer programmer
  • Sales Representative (IT)
  • Computer support technician
  • Help desk operator
  • Website Designer
  • Software Designer

Entry Requirements

To undertake a VETiS Program with GippsTAFE participants must be enrolled with a secondary education provider or school.


This is a VCE VET Accredited Course.

This course contains a VCE Scored Assessment.

Course participants will be eligible to apply for TWO Block Credits for Units 1 & 2 in their first year, and two Block Credits for units 3 & 4 in their second year.

This course is eligible for VCAL credits.

Opportunities For Further Study

  • Certificate III in Information Technology
  • Certificate IV in Information Technology (General)
  • Diploma of Information Technology
  • Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?