The Certificate IV in Information Technology will provide you with 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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Please note that subjects and specific units of competency on offer will vary and may change during your enrolment
Elective subjects may apply and will be determined during the induction process
Select 7 - 10 electives depending on subjects chosen
Data protection and cyber-security are integral factors in today’s business success. This subject addresses core units of competency and will deliver training in Intellectual Property, ethics, privacy and how to safeguard data a world where cyber-security risks are a constant threat to your organisation. This subject looks at the foundation knowledge about these key topics and requires students to show they can undertake research to stay up to date with current cyber security threats such as malware. To complete this subject the student must be active in identifying and actioning 3 cyber security threats.
Solving complex ICT problems is part of an IT technicians daily role. This subject addresses the need for critical thinking and team problem solving techniques required to identify and resolve ICT issues. It also covers the skills to provide ICT advice and support to users, including the communication of comprehensive technical information. Basic troubleshooting of common ICT problems, using collaborative tools and a virtual Lab, is included in this practical subject.
The Cloud offers amazing opportunities, but only if you choose the right services for your organisation. This forward-thinking Subject will help you learn to review and evaluate the range of Cloud options, deployment models, implementation factors and their impact on your organisation. Finally, you will learn to prepare and deliver your findings to the key decision makers within your business.
The ICT industry is always surging forward with new technology and new best practices. Ensuring your skills remain current and relevant is a requirement for everyone in this dynamic industry. This Subject will help you plan, conduct and achieve the skills you’ll need for a career in IT.
Review the skills and knowledge required to apply the principles of service management when supporting and resolving Information and Communications Technology (ICT) service / help desk cases. This involves the skills to use help desk software as well as access information from multiple information systems. In addition identify the opportunities to improve service / help desk systems and procedures and make recommendations for improved support policies.
Basic system administration functions and the importance of protecting data are the two main issues covered in this subject. Activities include implementing components of systems backup and restoring files from backups. In addition, there are activities on virus scanning and confirming licensing for a stand-alone device. Content explores the legal requirements to protect personally identifiable data and information. A virtual practical lab is used as a key assessment tool.
Protecting your data and networks from damage is crucial to your IT role. This Subject will take you through the steps required to audit your system’s vulnerabilities, determine environmental and cyber-security threats and develop back-ups and safeguards to restore operations.
There will always be a place for hardware skills in Information Technology. This subject delves into the range of hardware components that make networks function smoothly. To complete this Subject, students must have access to a workplace network for their studies.
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 analysis for security breaches.
Configuring Network Protocols are key to your network operating successfully both locally and globally. This Subject delivers the higher skills required to identify and install protocol requirements, apply efficient network topologies and maintain your network’s interoperability across the net.
Today’s computing world is moving more and more towards IT virtualisation. To bring students closer to virtualisation, this Subject will allow learners to actually install and configure a Server in true Virtual environment and test them using a range of diagnostic tools.
Servers are the backbone of network architecture and allow a range of networked devices to work together. This Subject will teach you how to install and manage a server, as well as to conduct initial configuration and testing, administration, software distribution and updates, profiling and troubleshooting.
There are a number of critical elements required in setting up a small enterprise network . Within this Subject you will learn how to setup and configure a small network for your organisation. You’ll be exposed to a wide range of tools to setup appropriate network security as well as troubleshoot any network connectivity issues.
Effectively maintaining and administering a network environment is a fundamental role in IT. This Subject look at areas such as setting up user accounts and permissions, managing Active Directory, installing and understanding network protocols and using networking tools to troubleshoot and uncover networking issues.
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24 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Certificate IV in Information Technology course.
Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.
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