Swinburne University of Technology

Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology

ICT41015

Hawthorn

This foundation certificate explores the basics of networks, servers and client desktop deployment/management. It's perfect for a start in the IT support industry.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology with Swinburne University of Technology

  • $3,000*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • August 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • Hawthorn

    • March 2018

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • $9,560*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • August 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • Hawthorn

    • March 2018

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

*Verified June 23, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Relevant work experience

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Network Technician

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology with Swinburne University of Technology, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 20 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

12 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
    BSBSUS401

  • Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
    BSBWHS304

  • Determine and confirm client business requirements
    ICTICT401

  • Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
    ICTICT418

  • Connect, maintain and configure hardware components
    ICTICT421

  • Install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network
    ICTNWK404

  • Build a small wireless local area network
    ICTNWK405

  • Apply introductory programming skills in another language
    ICTPRG414

  • Configure and troubleshoot operating system software
    ICTSAS425

  • Locate and troubleshoot ICT equipment, system and software faults
    ICTSAS426

  • Install, configure and test a router
    ICTTEN417

  • Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages
    ICTWEB411

Elective Units

8 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
    BSBSUS301

  • Identify, evaluate and apply current industry-specific technologies to meet industry standards
    ICTICT417

  • Install and manage a server
    ICTNWK401

  • Install, configure and test network security
    ICTNWK406

  • Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
    ICTNWK508

  • Install and manage complex ICT networks
    ICTNWK529

  • Apply introductory object-oriented language skills
    ICTPRG406

  • Develop mobile applications
    ICTPRG409

  • Install, configure and test an internet protocol network
    ICTTEN4198A

  • Install, configure and test a router
    ICTTEN4199A

Course Provider

For more than 100 years, Swinburne has been committed to innovative education, producing outstanding graduates and delivering enduring outcomes for our industry partners. With a focus on science, technology and innovation, our reputation for high quality, engaged teaching and research is reflected in Swinburne’s consistent ranking among the top 3% of universities in the world.

Registered
1998
Courses
217
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

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