Information Technology Certificate IV ICT40115

BECOME AN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ALL ROUNDER AND KEEP YOUR CAREER OPTIONS OPEN

The Certificate IV in Information Technology will give you the all-round technical skills you will need for a career in the areas of IT support, networks and troubleshooting. With a wide range of subjects covered, you will be rewarded with a well-rounded IT qualification.

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offered under the Certificate IV in Information Technology

  • Safety Consultation in IT

    It is essential that IT professionals work in a safe manner, especially as their roles may involve working with devices that hold electrical current. This subject examines typical WH&S policies and procedures, key safe working practices such as manual handling and storage. It also has three specific safety focussed quizzes on consultation, safety laws and computer equipment safety.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes

  • IT Business Requirements

    Understanding the need to implement or upgrade technology within an organisation is essential part of any workplace. In this take the student is guided through how to put together a feasibility report towards implementing technology within their current workplace. They will be required to conduct comparisons between solutions as well as detailing ongoing and recurring costs. Within this task the student will also look at the importance of ethics and privacy in an I.T. environment.

    • Unit(s):
    • ICTICT401 Determine and confirm client business requirements

    • ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment

    • ICTICT417 Identify, evaluate and apply current industry-specific technologies to meet industry standards

    • ICTSAD401 Develop and present feasibility reports

  • Implement Sustainability

    Significant cost savings can be made by managing workplace technology in a sustainable way. This subject looks at ways to cost equipment replacement, consumables and maintenance, and how to apply "green" practices that benefit the business as well as the environment.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

    • BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources

  • Work in IT

    This subject provides a foundation for working in an IT environment by explaining typical roles and responsibilities and standard IT policies and procedures. Assisting clients and customers through good communication skills is taught, and a simulated real-time support call with the College Trainer helps build practical skills. The last section of the subject delves into the business application of Social Media.

    • Unit(s):
    • ICTICT202 Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment

  • Troubleshooting Faults (E)

    Knowing how to appropriately troubleshoot IT problems is an essential skill to have within any workplace. This subject takes you through a range of technical problems and varying technical testing tools. Students will also learn techniques for phone-based support as well as email support requests and ticketing systems, as well as the requirements of onsite support.

    • Unit(s):
    • ICTICT421 Connect, maintain and configure hardware components

    • ICTSAS420 Provide first-level remote help desk support

    • ICTSAS426 Locate and troubleshoot ICT equipment, system and software faults

    • ICTTEN410 Locate, diagnose and rectify faults

  • Maintain Networks (E)

    Understanding how the network works is essential towards maximum up-time and reliability. This subject take the student through the core components that make up the network as well as understanding the specific protocols and layers needed to maintain the network stability. It will work through a case scenario to provide the student with some real life practical exercises to assist in setting up a client’s networking environment.

    • Unit(s):
    • ICTNWK404 Install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network

    • ICTNWK410 Install hardware to a network

    • ICTNWK411 Deploy software to networked computers

    • ICTTEN416 Install, configure and test an internet protocol network

  • Network Security (E)

    Having a secure network will reduce the chances of external and internal intrusions and threats. To further protect a workplace network this subject exposes the learner to elements such as role-based user security, network auditing and monitoring, encrypting email, wireless security as well as network/system analysing for security breaches.

    • Unit(s):
    • ICTNWK403 Manage network and data integrity

    • ICTNWK406 Install, configure and test network security

  • Supporting IT Systems (E)

    Due to the growth and changes within the IT environment, workplace systems are constantly required to be updated. This subject will provide the learner with some real-time scenarios towards identifying the current IT environment and placing in suggestions towards meeting a specific benchmark. Furthermore, there will be a section on ongoing support and maintenance of the newly implemented system to ensure continuous and seamless support for the client.

    • Unit(s):
    • ICTSAS414 Evaluate system status

    • ICTSAS416 Implement maintenance procedures

    • ICTSAS419 Support system software

    • ICTSAS421 Support users and troubleshoot desktop applications

    • ICTSAS425 Configure and troubleshoot operating system software

Course Fees

Quality Education at a Fair Price

$

1,980

* - $

4,400



Course Duration

12 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Certificate IV online TAFE level course in Information Technology.

Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.

Entry Requirements

for the Certificate IV in Information Technology

  • Reading and Writing Skills
    The course is an online correspondence course so you need to have average English reading and writing skills, or higher. As a guide - you should have completed Year 12 schooling, or have sound workplace written communication skills.
  • Spoken English Skills
    Some components of this course have practical components where students will be required to demonstrate verbal communication skills as part of their assessments. Average English skills are necessary to complete these components successfully.
  • Work Placement
    To achieve best practical application of this course it is recommended that you be in a work environment where you can practice some of the skills learnt.
  • Computer and Internet
    • Access to a Desktop Computer or Laptop with Windows 7 (or higher)
    • You will need access to a computer and the internet with Internet Explorer 8+, Chrome or Firefox
    • Access to the following Microsoft Office 2010 (or later) Applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    • Access to a Current Windows Operating System (E.g. Windows 7 or higher)
    • Access to Networking equipment (Routers, Switches, NICs, Cat5 Cables)
  • Other
    • Ability to study and conduct assessments in a safe environment
    • Access to a desktop computer that can be physically dismantled (eg removal of hard drive and other components) and reassembled
    • Possess Administrator rights for installation of software on a local computer and to create, edit and delete User Accounts
    • Safety Equipment used in the dismantling of Computer Desktops (Electrostatic Wrist strap) is also required

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