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.

Location, Dates and Times

South

Glenorchy Library – Intro to Computing

  • Next intake:  7 February to 12 April 2019 (Term 1)
  • Duration: 10 weeks part-time, Thursdays, 9.30am to 2.30pm

Glenorchy Library – Basic Computing

  • Next intake: 2 May to 5 July to 2019 (Term 2)
  • Duration: 10 weeks part-time, Thursdays and Fridays, 9.30am to 2.30pm

Glenorchy Library – Intro to Computing

  • Next intake:  1 August to 26 September 2019 (Term 3)
  • Duration: 10 weeks part-time, Thursdays, 9.30am to 2.30pm

Kingston Library – Basic Computing

  • Next intake: 15 October to 12 December 2019 (Term 4)
  • Duration: 9 weeks part-time, Tuesdays and 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

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

Next intakes:

  • Enrolment period:  21 January to 13 February 2019  /  Course starts:  18 February to 17 May 2019
  • Enrolment period:  29 April to 22 May 2019 /  Course starts:   27 May to 30 August 2019
  • Enrolment period:  29 July to 21 August 2019  /  Course starts:   2 September to 29 November 2019

Duration:  12 weeks part-time

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 www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/recognition/

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 here https://www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/current/student-support/

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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