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ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology

National ID: ICT40120 State ID: BFF9
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IT is constantly evolving with the advance of modern technology. Stay ahead of the game with a nationally recognised qualification!

Progress your career in the rapidly growing information communications technology (ICT) industry through a Certificate IV in Information Technology.

This qualification has been tailored to reflect the needs of the ICT networking support workforce. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be competent in a wide range of general information and ICT technical functions. Participants will be able to develop, rectify and manage computer networks as required by their organisation, as well as liaise with third-party ICT service providers.

Information technology has the opportunity for both generalist and specialist information technology workers. Completion of this qualification allows learners to choose their area. It also opens up a range of further study options, including specialist certificates and higher level qualifications.

Throughout this course, you will gain skills in:

  • ICT legislation and policy requirements
  • Diagnosing client business requirements
  • Installing and managing servers
  • Building and maintaining computer equipment and networking systems
  • Managing networks and data integrity
  • Building security into VPNs
  • Virtualisation and virtual server administration
  • you are a trainee in the workplace working as information technology staff in local information technology businesses
  • you have experience in information technology industry
Free in 2023

This course will be FREE from 1 January 2023. The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Skills Ready page for further information.

To enrol in this course, you are required to have: 

  • appropriate reading ability required for documents such as job specifications and descriptions, workplace policies, and for operational instructions for hardware and software
  • good writing skills that enable you to complete procedure documentation, user and administrator guides

ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology can be completed in 2 years. Currently it is offered for trainees only.

This qualification prepares you for roles that include: 

  • database development: interpreting specifications, technical designs and flow charts, modifying software applications, constructing technical specifications from models and testing, and writing technical documents
  • database maintenance: managing, cleaning, storing and verifying organisational data, and evaluating compliance with internal and external data ethics regulations and legislation
  • gaming development: creating 2D and 3D modelling and animation software through scripts and storyboards
  • networking: installing, configuring and testing networks and servers in organisations
  • programming: building, testing and applying basic object-oriented language skills, user interfaces and software developments
  • systems administration support: implementing maintenance procedures and support to help troubleshoot system applications
  • web development: designing website layouts through textual and visual content transfer, search engine optimisation and simple markup language documents.

Job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook  (opens in a new tab) or Jobs and Skills WA(opens in a new tab) .  

Completion of this qualification opens up a range of further study options, including specialist certificates and higher level qualifications.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course is currently undergoing scheduling to meet community demand. Course dates, locations and study modes will be available shortly. Please check back soon, complete the course enquiry form below or contact our Client Services Team for more information.

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