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VCE VET Information, Digital Media and Technology

The VCE VET Information, Digital Media and Technology program is drawn from a national training package and offers portable qualifications which are recognised throughout Australia. These qualifications provide students with a broad range of skills and knowledge to pursue a career or further training in various sectors of the information and communications technology industries.

Qualifications

ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology: an entry level qualification that provides the foundation skills and knowledge to use information and communications technology in any industry.

Credit in the VCE or VCAL: recognition of up to six units of credit at Units 1 and 2 level.

ICT30118 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (partial completion): a qualification that provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a wide range of general information and communications technology technical functions and to achieve a degree of self-sufficiency as an advanced ICT user.

Credit in the VCE or VCAL: recognition of up to two units of credit at Units 1 and 2 level and a Units 3 and 4 sequence. Students who are able to undertake further training to complete the certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology qualification may be eligible for further credit at Units 3 and 4 level.

Note: Schools are advised that VCE VET programs are not designed as stand-alone studies. Students are strongly advised against undertaking the Units 3 and 4 sequence without first completing Units 1 and 2.

Program material

The VCE VET Information, Digital Media and Technology program booklet contains information relating to the qualification approved by the VCAA for delivery to VCE or VCAL students.

It includes advice on the units of competency making up the program and the credit available for VCE and VCAL students.

It also provides advice on Structured Workplace Learning, the ATAR contribution and Pathways to further learning.

VCE VET Information, Digital Media and Technology Program Booklet (published June 2020)
The program booklet should be read in conjunction with the ICT - Information and Communications Technology Industry Training Package.

Scored assessment

Scored assessment is available for ICT30118 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology.

Students wishing to receive an ATAR contribution for VCE VET Information, Digital Media and Technology must undertake scored assessment. This consists of three coursework tasks, worth 66 per cent of the overall study score, and an end-of-year examination which is worth 34 per cent of the overall study score.

Scored assessment is based on the units 3 and 4 sequence of ICT30118 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology.

Materials for scored assessment

VCE VET assessment guide will be published shortly.

VCE VET Information, Digital Media and Technology Assessment Plan Template and Sample (June 2020)

VCE VET scoring criteria sheets

Assessment templates for task types: Portfolio, Product, Work Performance, Industry Project (published January 2020)

Frameworks for task types: Portfolio, Product, Work Performance, Industry Project (published January 2020)

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE VET Information, Digital Media and Technology examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Structured workplace learning recognition

The VCAA provides recognition for structured workplace learning for students undertaking VCE VET programs.

ICT30118 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology workplace learning record booklet will be published shortly.

ATAR contribution

Students wishing to receive an ATAR contribution for the scored units 3 and 4 sequence of VCE VET Information, Digital Media and Technology must undertake scored assessment for the purpose of achieving a study score. This study score can contribute directly to the ATAR, either as one of the student's best four studies (the primary four) or as a fifth or sixth study.

Where a student elects not to receive a study score for the scored units 3 and 4 sequence of VCE VET Information, Digital Media and Technology, no contribution to the ATAR will be available.

Students who undertake additional training from Certificate III and achieve a further units 3 and 4 sequence may be eligible for an increment towards their ATAR (10 per cent of the fourth study score in the primary four scaled studies).

The increment is awarded by the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). For more information, visit VTAC.

VCE VET Information, Digital Media and Technology State Reviewer

VCE VET state reviewers are appointed for scored VCE VET programs.

Domenic Fera - St Josephs College
tel: (03) 9758 2000
email: dfera@stjosephs.com.au