Digital Literacy CityEast College

Course Outline

* Do you want to gain all the basic skills in using your computer? Whether for work, study or personal use, this course will help.

The Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology provides you with the practical skills to become computer literate. Learn how to create, save and manage documents, emails and spreadsheets. Search and use the Internet securely and learn how to use your other digital devices and Powerpoint.

Don’t worry about having any experience in using a computer! This course is intended for beginners, at the end of which you will be confident in using a computer and its applications.

Ideal for

The complete beginner. Previous computer skills are not required.

Entry requirements

  • Intermediate level of English.

This course will give you the skills you need to

  • Operate a personal computer
  • Create simple Microsoft Word documents
  • Use digital devices, such as a mobile phone
  • Send and receive emails
  • Use and search securely on the internet
  • Create spreadsheets
  • Use Powerpoint


All units comprise ICT10115 – Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology:

  • ICTICT101 Operate a personal computer
  • ICTICT102 Operate word-processing applications
  • ICTICT103 Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
  • ICTICT104 Use digital devices
  • ICTICT105 Operate spreadsheet applications
  • ICTICT106 Operate presentation packages
Upon successful completion students will receive a nationally accredited Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology.

About our teachers

Our teachers are fully qualified and highly experienced with accredited vocational training.

Fees and Government Subsidies

This course may be subsidised by the NSW Government under the Smart and Skilled program, which assists eligible candidates in gaining the skills required to find a job. Students may be eligible for a concession or fee exemption, determined through Training Services NSW criteria. Students who claim an exemption or concession are required to provide evidence in accordance with the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria. For further information, please visit

The full fee of $2250.00 applies to non-residents (tourist, working holiday and other types of temporary visas) and those not eligible for a government subsidy.

What to bring

All course materials and computers will be provided. Just bring a notebook and a pen and be ready to learn in a friendly and relaxed environment.

Enquiries or to enrol

Please note: To attend this course, you will need to make an appointment to assess your eligibility for government funding and literacy.

Please call 93877400 or email to make an appointment for an enrolment interview.

Other information

You will also need a unique student identifier (USI), which we can help you set up when you start class.

Please note:
All courses need a minimum number of students to run. If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to commencement and you will be informed. For your convenience, information about class cancellations or changes are made initially via email and SMS. Please ensure these details are correct.

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

This course has no current classes. Please to be notified of vacancies and similar courses.