Certificate IV In Information Technology


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52 Weeks


Sydney Campus, Australia   View map


Certificate IV , IT

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a wide range of general information and communications technology (ICT) technologies and to support small to medium enterprises (SMEs) that require broader rather than more specialised ICT support. Persons working at this level apply a wide range of knowledge and skills in basic networking, IT support, database development, programming and web development support; and working safely and ethically in a sustainable work environment.

After this qualification has been achieved, students can further their students to achieve an ICT Diploma of Information Technology, or a range of other Diploma qualifications.

Qualification Structure

Workplace safety and sustainability BSBWHS304 – Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
BSBSUS401 – Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
Professional Ethics and Communication in IT ICTICT202 –  Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
ICTICT418 – Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
Business Analysis ICTICT401 – Determine and confirm client business requirements
ICTICT413 – Relate to clients on a business level
Developing and delivering Technical Documentation ICTICT408 – Create technical documentation
ICTICT401 – Develop and present feasibility reports
ICTICT415 – Provide one-to-one instruction
Software Development Methodologies ICTICT403 – Apply software development methodologies
ICTPRG426 – Prepare software development review
Automate Processes ICTPRG405 – Automate Processes
Introductory Programming ICTPRG415 – Apply skills in object-oriented design
ICTPRG406 – Apply introductory object-oriented language skills
ICTPRG414 – Apply introductory programming skills in another language
Basic Web Design ICTWEB411 – Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages
ICTWEB414 – Design simple web page layouts
ICTWEB418 – Use development software and ICT tools to build a basic website

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisite requirements for this course. However, substantial work experience would be highly regarded. Students will also be assessed for their suitability to study the course prior to enrolment. Below are entry requirements for both domestic and international students.

All Students MUST

  • Be 18 years of age or over; AND
  • For Certificate IV courses, student have completed year 11 or equivalent; AND
  • Enrty requiremnts can be specific to the courses rather than generic. Instead of HSC can use Year 12

International Student MUST

  • Have upper intermediate proficiency in English or an IELTS score of at least 5.5 (or equivalent).

See: Academic Calendar & Fees for detailed information.

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