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Certificate IV in Information Technology

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This certificate equips you with a wide range of IT skills for the ability to provide broad-based technology support with a high degree of autonomy to a small or medium-sized business.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate IV in Information Technology with TAFE Now

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Relevant work experience, Certificate III or higher, Language literacy and numeracy

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

This course prepares students to support small to medium enterprises (SMEs) requiring 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; working safely and ethically in a sustainable work environment.

Job roles that could be suitable upon completion include; computer technician, customer support, customer support professional, information systems operator, PC support, systems administrator, systems support, technical support, user support technician and network operations technician.

  • Client Support Officer (ICT)
  • Software Support Technician
  • Technical Officer (ICT)
  • Computer Technician
  • Network Operations Technician

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Information Technology with TAFE Now, 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

5 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

  • Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
    ICTICT202

  • Determine and confirm client business requirements
    ICTICT401

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

Elective Units

15 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Create 2D digital animations
    CUAANM301

  • Create storyboards
    CUAPPM407

  • Create basic databases
    ICTDBS403

  • Create visual design components for digital media
    ICTDMT401

  • Produce and edit digital images
    ICTDMT403

  • Create technical documentation
    ICTICT408

  • Provide one-to-one instruction
    ICTICT415

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

  • Develop client user interface
    ICTICT420

  • Select cloud storage strategies
    ICTICT423

  • Install and manage a server
    ICTNWK401

  • Install and configure virtual machines for sustainable ICT
    ICTNWK402

  • Manage network and data integrity
    ICTNWK403

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

  • Build a small wireless local area network
    ICTNWK405

  • Install, configure and test network security
    ICTNWK406

  • Configure a desktop environment
    ICTNWK408

  • Support small scale ICT projects
    ICTPMG401

  • Apply query language
    ICTPRG402

  • Automate processes
    ICTPRG405

  • Apply introductory object-oriented language skills
    ICTPRG406

  • Configure and maintain databases
    ICTPRG412

  • Apply introductory programming skills in another language
    ICTPRG414

  • Use structured query language
    ICTPRG425

  • Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network
    ICTSAS307

  • Action change requests
    ICTSAS412

  • Design a website to meet technical requirements
    ICTWEB401

  • Confirm accessibility of websites for people with special needs
    ICTWEB402

  • Transfer content to a website using commercial packages
    ICTWEB403

  • Develop cascading style sheets
    ICTWEB409

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

  • Design simple web page layouts
    ICTWEB414

  • Produce server-side script for dynamic web pages
    ICTWEB415

  • Integrate social web technologies
    ICTWEB417

  • Evaluate and select a web hosting service
    ICTWEB424

  • Apply structured query language to extract and manipulate data
    ICTWEB425

  • Create a markup language document to specification
    ICTWEB429

Course Provider

TAFE Now has 16 campuses and 2500 staff. North Coast TAFE, having been shaped by the communities it has served since 1928, created TAFEnow in 2012 to enable students to study whenever and wherever. While our home is a 700 kilometre stretch of hinterland from Great Lakes in the south, to Kingscliff (near the Queensland border) in the north we are fast building a solid reputation, nationally and globally, for our online and flexible delivery options.

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636
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