Vocational Preparation/ELS

Programs Computing at Your Library

These courses are taught in a friendly, relaxed environment at your local library. Join us in your community, in a familiar environment and take a first step to learn some basic computing skills.

There are 3 levels you can work through, or start at a level that meets your learning needs.

  1. Intro to Computing – The first step for those new to computing.
  2. Basic Computing – The second step for those who have completed Intro to Computing or who already have some initial skills.
  3. Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology (online) – For those who have completed Basic Computing or who have basic skills that they would like recognised and would like to complete a Certificate I qualification in readiness for further study. This course is delivered state-wide online, with support from your local library or Online Access Centre. Please contact your local library or Online Access Centre for more information at the libraries Tasmania website.

Location, dates and times

Statewide

At your local library or Online Access Centre – ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology (Online)

Next intake:

  • Enrol anytime in the online ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology

Duration:  Self paced up to 12 months

South

Glenorchy Library – Basic Computing

  • Next intake: Term 2, 30 April 2020 – 3 July 2020
  • Duration: 10 weeks part-time, Thursdays and Fridays, 9.30am to 2.30pm

Glenorchy Library – Intro to Computing

  • Next intake:  4 February 2020 – 7 April 2020
  • Duration: 10 weeks part-time, Tuesdays, 9.30am to 2.30pm

Kingston Library – Basic Computing

  • Next intake: 4 February 2020 – 8 April 2020
  • Duration: 10 weeks part-time, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9.30am to 2.30pm

Rosny Library – Intro to Computing

  • Next intake: 6 February 2020 – 9 April 2020
  • Duration: 10 weeks part-time, Thursdays, 9.30am to 2.30pm

Northwest

Devonport and Burnie Libraries – Intro to Computing

  • Next intake:  dates to be confirmed for 2019
  • Duration: 10 weeks part-time, days and times to be confirmed

Learning Options

  • Intro to Computing – in class at Glenorchy Library
  • Basic Computing – in class at Glenorchy Library
  • Basic Computing – in class at Kingston Library
  • Intro to Computing – in class at Devonport Library
  • Intro to Computing – in class at Burnie Library
  • Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology – State-wide online

Assessment Process

For ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology, online assessment is provided through TasTAFE.   Students will contact their online teachers using Canvas or email.   Students can choose which units they are assessed in.   To achieve the full ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology, all assessments must be completed.

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

These courses are free.

What will I need to bring?

Nil

Are there ‘other’ costs?

Nil

Essential Requirements

There are no essential requirements for this course.

Suitability

Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.

Outcome

Intro and Basic Computing – A Statement of Attainment for units successfully completed.

ICT10115 – Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology.

Qualification Requirements

To achieve a Statement of Attainment in Intro to Computing and/or Basic Computing, 2 and 4 units respectively must be completed.

To achieve a Certificate ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology 6 units must be successfully completed.  These include four core units and two electives.

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