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  • ICT40120

Certificate IV in Information Technology

At a glance

At a glance

Enhance your career in information technology with this mid-level course. Develop skills to work across a variety of technician, support and specialist roles.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Computer Technician
  • Customer Support Officer
  • Help Desk Specialist
  • Network Support Officer
  • Software Support Technician
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Operations Technician
  • Network Technician
COURSE OUTCOME

ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology

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Course overview

Course overview

Enhance your career in information technology with this mid-level course. Develop skills to work across a variety of technician, support and specialist roles.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, there is strong future job growth predicted for IT professionals. This large occupation is expected to create around 17,000 job openings over the next five years.

In this course you will learn a wide range of basic networking, ICT support, testing and systems analysis skills. You will also develop knowledge in design, data base development, programming and web development support. 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 as a computer technician, help desk specialist or network technician.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 13 elective units from the list below. 

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBCRT404
Apply advanced critical thinking to work processes
BSBXCS404
Contribute to cyber security risk management
ICTICT426
Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices
ICTICT443
Work collaboratively in the ICT industry
ICTICT451
Comply with IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
ICTPRG302
Apply introductory programming techniques
ICTSAS432
Identify and resolve client ICT problems
UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
ICTCLD301
Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing solutions and services
ICTCLD401
Configure cloud services
ICTICT214
Operate application software packages
ICTICT428
Select cloud storage solutions
ICTNWK420
Install and configure virtual machines
ICTNWK421
Install, configure and test network security
ICTNWK422
Install and manage servers
ICTNWK423
Manage network and data integrity
ICTNWK424
Install and operate small enterprise branch networks
ICTNWK427
Configure desktop environments
ICTNWK429
Install hardware to networks
ICTNWK507
Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
ICTTEN434
Install, configure and test internet protocol networks

Note: For some courses, 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 may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • 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 may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

While there are no formal entry requirements, TAFE Queensland has the following selection criteria for this qualification:

  • all applicants must complete an expression of interest with MEGT.

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 enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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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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Get started with TAFE Queensland

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 may 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
  • Federation University
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland