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Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking

ICT40418

Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking – ICT40418

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Course Overview

Expand your IT skill set with the Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking. This course teaches you the network design, installation, and troubleshooting skills you'll need to succeed in the fast-paced environment of IT Support.

You'll get experience working with cutting-edge technology, and will practice your skills on real machines, all guided by our industry expert instructors. And with a skill set that spans IT troubleshooting, network hardware, software applications, and stand-alone operating systems, you'll be an in-demand graduate across multiple areas.

This course is delivered as a Traineeship.

Career Pathways

This course will prepare you for a variety of roles across the IT industry, including:

  • Network Support
  • Network Administration
  • IT Support
  • Help Desk
  • Network Technician roles

Working in this industry will give you exposure to a broad range of people and operations. You may be dealing with software and hardware issues, specialist software packages, and problem solving.

Armed with these essential business skills, you'll have the chance to work across different industries and locations.

Further Study

After graduating, you might like to undertake further study in the Diploma of Information Technology.

Course Dates & Times

Currently there are no upcoming sessions available for this course. To register your interest in this course, click the "Register Your Interest" button at the top of this page.

Training package entry requirements

There are no Training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

Before being accepted into the course you must:

  • Attend an interview
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document your previous work experience and qualifications and assess your suitability for the course
  • Complete a CSPA test to ensure you have the required language, literacy and numeracy levels required for the course

The selection criteria for this course are:

  • Ability to undertake training at this qualification level
  • Literacy and numeracy skills of an appropriate level
  • Keen interest in this Industry sector
  • Ability to communicate with others
  • Computer skills in Word, Excel and use of the Internet to a basic level
  • Ability to organise study and work independently
Core Units
BSBWHS304
Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
ICTICT401
Determine and confirm client business requirements
ICTICT418
Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTNWK401
Install and manage a server
ICTNWK403
Manage network and data integrity
ICTNWK404
Install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network
ICTNWK420
Install and configure virtual machines
ICTTEN416
Install, configure and test an internet protocol network
Elective Units
BSBRES411
Analyse and present research information
BSBWOR404
Develop work priorities
ICTICT422
Participate in ICT services
ICTNWK405
Build a small wireless local area network
ICTNWK407
Install and configure client-server applications and services
ICTNWK409
Create scripts for networking
ICTNWK411
Deploy software to networked computers
ICTNWK412
Create network documentation
ICTNWK421
Install, configure and test network security
ICTPMG401
Support small scale ICT projects
ICTPRG405
Automate processes
ICTTEN419
Implement and troubleshoot enterprise routers and switches
ICTTEN420
Design, install and configure an internetwork

Assessment methods may include:

  • Classroom activities and observation
  • Role plays
  • Assignments
  • Short answer questions
  • Supervised tests
  • Portfolios

Trainees will also be required to demonstrate competency in their workplace.

This course is conducted as a traineeship in the workplace.

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It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside of their training sessions or work hours.

The Training Plan will outline your requirements.

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

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