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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Information Technology

  • National Course Code: ICT40120
  • TAFE NSW code: ICT40120-01V02-22OTE-004

Location – TAFE Digital

Attendance

Self paced

Delivery

Online

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

8 Hours per week

Duration

1 year

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer

Course Details

The nationally recognised Certificate IV in Information Technology provides you with skills to advance your IT career into roles such as technical support or web administration. Whether your interests lie in game development, programming or databases, you'll gain the specialist knowledge to succeed.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Identify and resolve client ICT problems
  • Use introductory level coding techniques
  • Contribute to cyber security risk management
  • Comply with IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
  • Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • A passion for technology
  • An analytical mind with an investigative approach to problem-solving
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • Help desk assistant/officer
  • ICT operations/user support
  • PC support
  • Technical support
  • Network administration
  • Web support
  • Database support

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • Advanced Diploma in Information Technology

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol now.

Traineeship
TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate IV in Information Technology as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol as a trainee you must:

  • Be employed in the information technology industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU

To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:

  • Completed the Certificate III in Information Digital Media & Technology or IT electives in high school
  • Access to a desktop PC, laptop or equivalent computing device and a strong internet connection
  • An interest in developing and learning new skills
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to multitask
  • The capability to work as part of a team

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To successfully complete this course you will may need:

  • to participate in roleplays to demonstrate skills in some assessments, which may be video recorded and the video submitted for marking.
  • Adult colleagues, friends or family members who are available and willing to participate in assessment role plays that are recorded and submitted for marking.

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a online self-paced course. You must attend approximately 8 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 4 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.

The course will run for 52 weeks.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

  • recording equipment such as a camera or smart phone.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

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RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)

Core Units
Number Title
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
Elective Units
Number Title
ICTWEB431 Create and style simple markup language documents
ICTWEB432 Design website layouts
ICTWEB433 Confirm accessibility of websites
ICTWEB452 Create a markup language document
ICTSAS441 Support ICT system software
ICTNWK420 Install and configure virtual machines
ICTNWK421 Install, configure and test network security
ICTNWK422 Install and manage servers
ICTNWK423 Manage network and data integrity
ICTTEN434 Install, configure and test internet protocol networks
ICTICT424 Address cyber security requirements
ICTPRG431 Apply query language in relational databases
ICTSAS437 Optimise ICT system performance
ICTDBS416 Create basic relational databases

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

TAFE Digital
Phone 131 601

Fees information

We understand that many students are confused by different fees for similar courses, and want to reassure you that studying with TAFE NSW won't damage your hip pocket.

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