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Computer & Digital Device Essentials

Certificate I in Information Digital Media and Technology ICT10115

The Certificate I in Information Digital Media and Technology is an entry level course providing core computer skills. It will introduce students to a range of Windows and other software skills including file management, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, using digital devices, using the Internet and developing essential IT skills to use in the workplace or in further study. The skills included will support a wide range of industry occupations.

This entry level course could be ideal for anyone needing to learn or refresh a range of computer skills before returning to the workforce. The qualification could also be the start of a career pathway in information technology.

Potential Career Outcomes

Administrative assistant, Receptionist, Clerk, Data Entry Operator

How will I Learn?

Each student has their own workstation for the duration of the course which is hands on. The training will be delivered in the College’s fully equipped training rooms by our qualified and industry experienced trainer/assessor.


Prospective students must have basic mouse and keyboarding skills.

Are there Assessments?

You will be required to complete self study and assessment work in your own time and/or in class. There is usually a short answer question sheet and a hands on assessment associated with each unit of competency.

Further Information

Contact Susan Wilkinson on 9970 1004 or email for further information.

National Recognition

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - is a means of measuring skills acquired through work or life experiences or through qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. Any student who believes they may be eligible for RPL must apply for this at least two weeks prior to the course commencing. If you apply after the course commences it may not be accepted.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015 it is a requirement of the Federal Government that all students undertaking nationally recognised training will need to obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This involves an easy online application. See USI Fact Sheet for information on how to apply for a USI – go to the Unique Student Identifier (USI) Website for additional information.

Please ensure when completing your enrolment information, that the details relating to your name are identical to those on the identification evidence used (eg passport or driver’s licence) when creating your USI eg no abbreviations or nicknames should be used.

Once created, it is important that you keep a record of your USI and access to your accredited training records in a safe place. You will need this information for any future enrolments into accredited training in Australia.

Please contact the College on 9970 1000 if you require assistance.

Course Cost & Eligibility

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government under the Smart & Skilled Program. To be eligible you must be

  • an Australian Citizen/Perm Resident/NZ citizen/humanitarian visa holder
  • aged 15 years or older, and
  • live or work in New South Wales, and
  • no longer be at school or equivalent

Course cost $220 or $80 if receiving eligible Commonwealth Benefits or Allowances. See Smart & Skilled Funding page for details of the range of eligible benefits.

Limited fee free scholarships are available for eligible students who are 15-30 years of age and either a Commonwealth Welfare recipient or the dependant of a Commonwealth Welfare recipient. Students with a disability or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are also eligible for a fee exemption. Evidence of eligibility for a fee exemption will be required.

If you do not meet the eligibility criteria for the Smart & Skilled program, you can still enrol in this course. Please contact Susan Wilkinson on 9970 1000 for further information.

Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology ICT10115.
  • Operate a personal computer (ICTICT101)
  • Operate word-processing applications (ICTICT102)
  • Operate presentation packages (ICTICT106)
  • Use digital devices (ICTICT104)
  • Use, communicate and search securely on the internet (ICTICT103)
  • Operate spreadsheet applications (ICTICT105)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

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Narrabeen Annex: 1525 Pittwater Road,
North Narrabeen NSW 2101
Office Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Mon to Fri

Brookvale Campus: Level 1, 14 William St, Brookvale NSW 2100
Office Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Mon to Thur

Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113