Certificate IV in Information Technology (ICT40115)

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Course Information
Course Name Certificate IV in Information Technology (ICT40115)
Duration (Part Time) N/A
Duration (Full Time) 52 Weeks
2019 Course Fees 10,500
Intake Dates N/A
University ATMC VET Programs
Campus Melbourne
Faculty Information Technology

Program Outline

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, ICT support, database development, programming and web development support; working safely and ethically in a sustainable work environment.

Career Opportunities

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification 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.

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of Senior High School (Year 12 in Australia or equivalent in student's country of origin)
  • Applicants must be 18 years or above
  • A minimum level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent


Pathways into the qualification
Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include after achieving ICA30111 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology, or other relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core of ICA30111 or with demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments using a range of information technologies.

Pathways from the qualification
ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology, or a range of other Diploma qualifications.

Course Structure

BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
ICTICT202 Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
ICTICT401 Determine and confirm client business requirements 
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTWEB421 Ensure website content meets technical protocols ad standards
ICTWEB420 Write content for web pages
ICTWEB419 Develop guidelines for uploading information to a website
ICTWEB406 Create website testing procedures
ICTWEB404 Maintain website performance
ICTICT415 Provide one-to-one instructions
ICTICT408 Create technical documentation
ICTSAD401 Develop and present a feasibility report
ICTICT403 Apply software development methodologies
ICTTEN410 Locate, diagnose and rectify faults
ICTPRG405 Automate processes
ICTICT505 Determine acceptable developers for projects
ICTDBS501 Monitor and improve knowledge management system
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
ICTSAS304 Provide basic system administration

Delivery and Assessment Methods

Delivery methods include classroom based training sessions based on theory classes and practical sessions involving small groups and individual activities. Assessment methods include written test, observation, research, and project.