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Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology

  • Qualification:

    Certificate II

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Max 12 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Open Colleges (RTO 90796)

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learn

About this course

The Certificate II in Information Technology course offered by Open Colleges is comprised of eight core units, which teach basic information and communications technology skills.

By studying this online Certificate II in Information Technology program, you will gain fundamental computer technology knowledge and training in basic computer operations, working in an IT environment, operating and installing both software and hardware, configuring and optimising computer operating systems, evaluating modified systems and operating system diagnostics, as well as determining work requirements, monitoring your performance and developing effective workplace relationships.


To be eligible for this course you need to meet basic English language requirements.

Areas of study

While studying this online information technology course, you will learn how to:

  • Operate a personal computer
  • Follow workplace safety procedures (Core)
  • Design organisational documents using computing packages (Core)
  • Operate computer hardware (Core)
  • Operate computing packages (Core)
  • Integrate commercial computing packages (Core)
  • Use computer operating systems (Core)
  • Work effectively in an IT environment (Core)
  • Communicate in the workplace (Core)
  • Connect internal hardware components
  • Run standard diagnostic tests
  • Maintain workplace safety
  • Work effectively with others
  • Organise personal work priorities and development
Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology from Open Colleges.

The Open Colleges Certificate II in Information Technology course will provide you with the general computer skills needed to work effectively in an environment that uses information technology. Since basic computer skills are required for so many roles in most industries, this training will be a huge asset to your skill set and an important addition to your resume.

Curious about where a career in digital media could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Office Administrator
  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer
  • IT Support Technician
  • Office Assistant
  • Records Assistant
  • Junior Office Administrator
  • Word Processing Operator
  • Business Equipment Technician

Payment options & support

Finance options

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:

Pay in weekly instalmentsPay in full
Pay just $70.56 for 48 weeks with a $100 depositPay $2,112 upfront and save 20%

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