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Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking

At a glance

At a glance

Take the next step into the digital world with this intermediate-level course in information technology networking, and gain the specialised knowledge to become a network administrator.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Tester (Websites)
  • Tester (Networking)
  • Network Technician
  • Network Operations Technician
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Support Technician
  • Information Technology Trainee
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ICT40415 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking

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Course overview

Course overview

Take the next step into the digital world with this intermediate-level course in information technology networking, and gain the specialised knowledge to become a network administrator. This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to install and manage small scale networks, either as an independent network support technician or as part of a team. Reports into the future of the job market show that specialised knowledge in information technology will be in strong demand across a wide variety of employment settings. This course will give you the competitive edge you need to get ahead in the industry.

The Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work as an ICT specialist and manage and install simple computer networks. You'll learn a large variety of core skills including internet infrastructure, managing servers, installing network hardware, desktop configuration, network security, how to operate system software, and rectifying system faults on live systems. Our highly experienced team of industry leaders will give you the one-on-one guidance to succeed in your studies and beyond.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work in a variety of roles including network administrator, network support technician, and network tester. At TAFE Queensland we also offer a variety of pathways to higher education, allowing you to expand on your foundation skills through further study.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 9 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBWHS304
Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
ICTICT401
Determine and confirm client business requirements
ICTICT418
Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTNWK401
Install and manage a server
ICTNWK402
Install and configure virtual machines for sustainable ICT
ICTNWK403
Manage network and data integrity
ICTNWK404
Install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network
ICTTEN416
Install, configure and test an internet protocol network

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
ICTNWK405
Build a small wireless local area network
ICTNWK406
Install, configure and test network security
ICTNWK408
Configure a desktop environment
ICTNWK409
Create scripts for networking
ICTNWK410
Install hardware to a network
ICTNWK411
Deploy software to networked computers
ICTNWK513
Manage system security
ICTSAS410
Identify and resolve client ICT problems
ICTSAS426
Locate and troubleshoot ICT equipment, system and software faults
BSBWHS304
Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
ICTICT401
Determine and confirm client business requirements
ICTICT418
Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTNWK401
Install and manage a server
ICTNWK402
Install and configure virtual machines for sustainable ICT
ICTNWK403
Manage network and data integrity
ICTNWK404
Install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network
ICTNWK405
Build a small wireless local area network
ICTNWK406
Install, configure and test network security
ICTNWK408
Configure a desktop environment
ICTNWK410
Install hardware to a network
ICTNWK411
Deploy software to networked computers
ICTNWK412
Create network documentation
ICTPMG401
Support small scale ICT projects
ICTSAS426
Locate and troubleshoot ICT equipment, system and software faults
ICTTEN417
Install, configure and test a router

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

To study an apprenticeship or traineeship program you must be indentured as an apprentice or trainee with your employer.

Employers need to be able to provide the necessary human and physical resources to qualify for an apprentice.

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland