Certificate IV in Information Technology

Course Code :

ICT40120
CRICOS Code :
102792C

Study Mode:

This qualification is delivered in a Blended Learning approach. 14 Hours/Week Face to Face and 6 Hours/Week Online Structured Self Study. Additional study is required to complete unsupervised, independent work in your own time.

Study Duration:

52 weeks (40 Academic weeks + 12Weeks Holidays)

Fees Information:

Tuition Fees: AUD 12,000
Enrollment Fee: AUD 250
Material Fee: AUD 400

*Student material fees does not include the cost of work book. Student can purchase/ order student work book from SCCM reception if required with additional cost.

Delivery Location:

Level 2, 17-21 Macquarie St Parramatta NSW 2150

Level 1, 303 Pitt St, Sydney 2000, NSW

9 Searcy St, Darwin City, NT, 0800

Level 8, 50 Grenfell St, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

This ICT40120 – Certificate IV in Information Technology 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.

Outcome

Requirement

Assessment Method

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Credit

Pathways

Units of competency

BSBCRT404
Apply advanced critical thinking to work processes
Core
BSBXCS404
Contribute to cyber security risk management
Core
ICTICT426
Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices
Core
ICTICT443
Work collaboratively in the ICT industry
Core
ICTICT451
Comply with IP, ethics, and privacy policies in ICT environments
Core
ICTPRG302
Apply introductory programming techniques
Core
ICTSAS432
Identify and resolve client ICT problems
Core
ICTNWK420
Install and configure virtual machines
Elective
ICTNWK421
Install, configure and test network security
Elective
ICTNWK422
Install and manage servers
Elective
ICTNWK423
Manage network and data integrity
Elective
ICTNWK424
Install and operate small enterprise branch networks
Elective
ICTNWK429
Install hardware to networks
Elective
ICTTEN434
Install, configure and test internet protocol networks
Elective
ICTTEN417
Install, configure and test a router
Elective
ICTCYS407
Gather, analyse and interpret threat data
Elective
ICTICT435
Create technical documentation
Elective

How to Apply

Course Code :

ICT40120
CRICOS Code :
102792C

Study Mode:

This qualification is delivered in a Blended Learning approach. 14 Hours/Week Face to Face and 6 Hours/Week Online Structured Self Study. Additional study is required to complete unsupervised, independent work in your own time.

Study Duration:

52 weeks (40 Academic weeks + 12Weeks Holidays)

Fees Information:

Tuition Fees: AUD 12,000
Enrollment Fee: AUD 250
Material Fee: AUD 400

*Student material fees does not include the cost of work book. Student can purchase/ order student work book from SCCM reception if required with additional cost.

Delivery Location:

Level 2, 17-21 Macquarie St Parramatta NSW 2150

Level 1, 303 Pitt St, Sydney 2000, NSW

9 Searcy St, Darwin City, NT, 0800

Level 8, 50 Grenfell St, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

Overview

This ICT40120 – Certificate IV in Information Technology 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.

Outcome

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. 

The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link: 

https://training.gov.au/training/details/ict40120 

Licensing/Regulatory Information 

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. 

Course Entry Requirement

  • Year 12 (HSC) 
  • Age 18 Years or Above 
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 overall, no less than 5.0 in each band, or upper intermediate, or EAP from approved ELICOS/ESL centre or evidence of completing a VET course at Certificate IV or above the level in Australia. 
  • Students who do not meet the English requirement as above must sit for an LLN Test. 

Assessment Strategies

Students are provided with assessment resources at the commencement of each unit of competency, along with learning resources. 

The assessment resources set out the range and types of assessment tasks that will be used for the unit. 

Each unit will comprise of number of assessment tasks which may include short written knowledge tests; discussions; compiling portfolio of evidence; projects; case studies; research; written reports; participating in practical activities such as demonstrations, roleplays and presentations. 

To perform at your best, you will probably need to work on the assessments outside of class time. 

Recognition of Prior Learning

Students who have completed relevant studies or have some of the competencies in the course may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Application for RPL can be made with the initial application or can be made within two weeks of the course commencement using the RPL Application Form and by providing supporting documents. Qualified trainers/assessors will manage the RPL process. 

Please note that RPL cannot result in an international student having less than a full-time load of study (20 hours per week) but can reduce the overall duration of the course and fees. See our Student Handbook and the Student Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning policy and procedure, for more information. 

Credit Transfer

If a Student has an Australian VET qualification and the units are equivalent to the units delivered, the Student will be granted a Direct Credit Transfer.  

Qualified trainers/assessors will manage this process following our Student Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning policy and procedure. This sets out how the process is administered and the adjustment to course duration and course fees. 

Pathways

Education Pathway: 

Students who complete this course may wish to further their study into the Diploma of Information Technology. 

Career Pathway: 

Possible job roles relevant to this qualification may include: 

  • General technical support 
  • IT customer support 
  • Information systems operator 
  • Junior System Support 
  • Web application developer. 

Certification

After completion of this course and all assessments, you will be issued with the Nationally Recognised Qualification ICT40120 – Certificate IV in Information Technology. 

A Statement of Attainment will be issued to students who partially complete this course. 

Student Support

All students will be provided with a range of learning support options and resources to help them achieve competency. This includes: 

  • Academic and personal support. 
  • Referral to external support services. 

Course Structure

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 20 units of competency, consisting of 7 core units and 13 elective units. 

Units of competency

BSBCRT404
Apply advanced critical thinking to work processes
Core
BSBXCS404
Contribute to cyber security risk management
Core
ICTICT426
Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices
Core
ICTICT443
Work collaboratively in the ICT industry
Core
ICTICT451
Comply with IP, ethics, and privacy policies in ICT environments
Core
ICTPRG302
Apply introductory programming techniques
Core
ICTSAS432
Identify and resolve client ICT problems
Core
ICTNWK420
Install and configure virtual machines
Elective
ICTNWK421
Install, configure and test network security
Elective
ICTNWK422
Install and manage servers
Elective
ICTNWK423
Manage network and data integrity
Elective
ICTNWK424
Install and operate small enterprise branch networks
Elective
ICTNWK429
Install hardware to networks
Elective
ICTTEN434
Install, configure and test internet protocol networks
Elective
ICTTEN417
Install, configure and test a router
Elective
ICTCYS407
Gather, analyse and interpret threat data
Elective
ICTICT435
Create technical documentation
Elective

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