Certificate IV in Information Technology

Course Overview

ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology
CRICOS Course Code:103243B

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are job ready and competent in a wide range of information and communications technology (ICT) roles and apply a broad range of skills in varied work contexts, using problem solving skills and effective communication with others.

The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:

  • Database development: interpreting specifications, technical designs and flow charts, modifying software applications, constructing technical specifications from models and testing, and writing technical documents
  • Database maintenance: managing, cleaning, storing and verifying organisational data, and evaluating compliance with internal and external data ethics regulations and legislation
  • Gaming development: creating 2D and 3D modelling and animation software through scripts and storyboards
  • Networking: installing, configuring and testing networks and servers in organisations
  • Programming: building, testing and applying basic object-oriented language skills, user interfaces and software developments
  • Systems administration support: implementing maintenance procedures and support to help troubleshoot system applications
  • Web development: designing website layouts through textual and visual content transfer, search engine optimisation and simple markup language documents
  • Be 18 years of age or over; AND
  • Have completed Year 11 or its equivalent with suitable English language skills.
  • International Students are also required to have an English ability at the IELTS 5.0 or equivalent

ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology or a range of other Diploma qualifications.

This Course is delivered over a period of 52 weeks. 

  • Computer technician
  • Customer support
  • Customer support professional
  • Information systems operator
  • Network operations technician
  • PC support
  • Systems administrator
  • Systems Support
  • Technical support
  • User support technician

Course Structure

7 Compulsory Modules

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

13 Elective Modules

ICTPRG434 Automate processes
ICTPRG430 Apply introductory object-oriented language skills
ICTPRG441 Apply skills in object-oriented design
ICTPRG446 Prepare software development review
ICTICT430 Apply software development methodologies
ICTICT435 Create technical documentation
ICTICT441 Provide one-to-one instruction
ICTSAD402 Develop and present ICT feasibility reports
ICTWEB441 Produce basic client-side script
ICTWEB444 Create responsive website layouts
ICTWEB447 Build basic website using development software and ICT tools
ICTWEB452 Create a markup language document
ICTPMG411 Support small scale ICT projects

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