Certificate IV in Information Technology

Location

Brisbane (QLD), Sydney (NSW)

Length

70 Weeks

Cricos Code

102626F

Course Code

ICT40120

This qualification will provide students with skills in database development and maintenance, networking, programming, systems administration support and web development. They will also learn emerging technologies and practices to gain access to various job roles in the ICT industry.

Course Overview

This course is suitable for individuals who wish to improve their skills and start specialising in a particular area in the ICT industry. Students will apply a broad range of skills in varied contexts, using problem-solving skills and effective communication.

In this course, students will learn about:

  • Cyber security risk management
  • Emerging technologies and practices
  • IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
  • Programming techniques
  • Maintaining databases
  • Installing and configuring client-server applications and servers
  • Web development
STUDY OPTIONS:

At Intech Institute, we offer a range of study options to suit different types of students and their needs.

  1. Full-Time on-campus study (Domestic and International Students)
  2. Blended Delivery (Face-to-Face and Online)
  3. RPL Existing Skills (Must have current industry experience)
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

Domestic Students
English and language, literacy and numeracy skills.

International Students
English Language Proficiency – must demonstrate minimum language skills.

Other criteria is determined by the Australian Department of Home Affairs (i.e. satisfying Visa requirements)

RPL Students
Demonstrate previous and/or current work history. See RPL section for more information.

Skillset and Micro Courses
English and Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills
Attendance and work placement

What you'll learn
Qualification Structure and Rules

To be awarded the ICT40120 – Certificate IV in Information Technology, the following twenty (20) units of competency must be achieved.

SEVEN (7) CORE UNITS:

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

PLUS THIRTEEN (13) ELECTIVE UNITS:

ICTPRG438 Configure and maintain databases
ICTICT431 Use online tools for learning
ICTICT441 Provide one-to-one instruction
ICTICT435 Create technical documentation
ICTNWK425 Build small wireless local area networks
ICTNWK426 Install and configure client-server applications and services
ICTNWK430 Deploy software to networked computers
ICTNWK431 Create network documentation
ICTPRG447 Use extensible markup language
ICTTEN417 Install, configure and test a router
ICTTEN513 Install, configure and test a local area network switch
ICTWEB440 Use web authoring tools
ICTWEB446 Integrate social web technologies

Where relevant, students may choose to specialise in one of these areas:

  • Database development
  • Database maintenance
  • Gaming development
  • Networking
  • Programming
  • Systems administration support
  • Web development

Please see training packaging rules on achieving a specialisation.

Teaching and assessment

Domestic Students (Full-Time)
As a domestic student, you will attend face-to-face classes, Monday to Friday, on Intech campus. Compulsory 75% attendance is required.

International Students
As an international student, you will attend face-to-face classes, Monday to Friday, on Intech campus. Compulsory 75% attendance is required under student visa conditions. InTech operates on a 10-week term. There are 4 terms per year. All classes are scheduled for 20 hours per week.

RPL Students
Attend classes only if skills gaps identified.

Skillset and Micro Courses
Attend face-to-face classes at InTech campus.

Resources Provided
Students attending full-time classes will receive handouts/learning material relevant to each unit on induction day.

On induction /orientation day, students will receive:

  • Overview of each unit of competency
  • Methods of assessment
  • Student handbook
  • Training plan and schedule
  • Internship details and journal
  • Textbooks and study materials
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) overview
  • Work placement support
RPL

Recognition of Prior Learning is a process of having your work experience and skills formally assessed for the purpose of gaining a nationally recognised and accredited qualification. InTech offers you the chance to transfer your skills and experience and turn it into a Certificate IV in Information Technology!

Candidates can demonstrate their skills through a combination of:

  • Portfolio of Evidence
    • Prior qualification (accredited and non-accredited)
    • Employment history (detailed, positions, performance, appraisals)
    • Work samples and other relevant documents (photos, videos, etc.)
    • References and testimonials from verifiable sources
    • Journals and publications
  • Practical testing in the workshop or classroom (if necessary)
  • Written/verbal testing (if necessary)

Apply for RPL or Credit Transfer today!

Career Pathways
Potential career pathways:
  • Computer technician
  • Client support officer
  • Network operations technician
  • Software support technician
  • Technical officer
Fees and funding

Domestic Students (Full-Time)

$10,000

International Students

$10,000 (includes training and assessment resources; excludes OSHC, visa fees, accommodation)

RPL Students

Please contact us for a quote.

Skillset and Micro Courses

Please contact us for a quote.

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full fee of a course upfront you might be eligible for a payment plan.

This allows you to pay for your course either per semester or in monthly installments.

Fee reduction applies for

Credit Transfer, RPL or Government Funding

How to apply

Ready to get started?

Fill out an application above or see our How to Apply section for further guidance.

If you require assistance, our dedicated student advisors can help you with any questions you have about the application and enrolment process.

Students are advised to make an appointment to speak to a career counselor for advice on programs, learning pathways and career outcomes.

Professional accreditation and recognition

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with the Certificate IV in Information Technology. This qualification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Check www.training.gov.au.

Additional information

Further Progression:

Students can progress onto the next level of qualification within the college.
We offer the following qualifications:

  • Diploma of Information Technology
  • or other relevant qualifications

Credits may also include units of competency contained within relevant skill sets and statements of attainment.

University Pathway:

This qualification may provide a pathway into university in the program Bachelor of Information Technology.

What Kind Of Student Are You?

You're a local student if you are:
  • a citizen of Australia or New Zealand or
  • an Australian permanent resident
You're an international student if you are:
  • intending to study on a student visa, or
  • an Australian permanent resident
  • not an Australian permanent resident or
  • a temporary resident of Australia
You're a working professional if you are:
  • currently working in Australia or Internationally
  • able to provide sufficient work evidence to obtain a qualification
  • willing to expand your future job prospects

If you're unsure please contact us at admissions@intech.edu.au