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Certificate IV in Information Technology
Certificate IV in Information Technology

Certificate IV in Information Technology

  • ID:TAFE610071
  • Level:Certificate IV
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Satisfactory completion of Year 11 or equivalent.

English Requirement

Academic IELTS score of 5.5 Overall with minimum of 5.0 in all bands or equivalent.

Course Information


Gain a wide range of general Information and Communications Technology (ICT) skills and knowledge. The general stream provides specialisation in information technology activities across a range of digital media technologies. It builds on the knowledge and will equip you with the expertise to manage the IT requirements of any small business.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

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 practices in different organisational contexts. Specialisations are available in Networking, Programming, and Web-Based Technologies. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 5 core units and 15 elective units.

Course Notes

Students have 2 entry options (entry criteria apply):

1. Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology(1 Semester), Certificate IV in Information Technology (2 Semesters) and Diploma of Software Development (2 Semesters), 2.5 years (minimum Year 10 or overseas equivalent.

2. Certificate IV in Information Technology (2 Semesters) and Diploma of Software Development (2 Semesters), 2 years (minimum Year 11 or overseas equivalent)

CRICOS Code: 0101084

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Course Units


  • Address cyber security requirements

  • Contribute to copyright ethics and privacy in an ICT environment

  • Determine and confirm client business requirements

  • Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices

  • Implement WHS, environmental sustainability and anti-discrimination practices in an ICT workplace


  • Address customer needs

  • Apply intermediate programming skills in another language

  • Apply introductory object-oriented language skills

  • Apply introductory programming skills in another language

  • Apply introductory programming techniques

  • Apply query language

  • Apply skills in object-oriented design

  • Apply web authoring tool to convert client data for websites

  • Automate processes

  • Build a small wireless local area network

  • Build a user interface

  • Configure a desktop environment

  • Configure and maintain databases

  • Confirm accessibility of website for people with special needs

  • Create and style simple markup language documents

  • Create scripts for networking

  • Customise content management system

  • Deploy software to networked computers

  • Design a website to meet technical requirements

  • Develop work priorities

  • Evaluate and select a web hosting service

  • Identify and resolve client ICT problems

  • Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system

  • Install and configure virtual machines

  • Install and manage a server

  • Install and upgrade operating systems

  • Install, configure and test network security

  • Install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network

  • Manage network and data integrity

  • Operate application software packages

  • Participate in ICT services

  • Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages

  • Produce server side-script for dynamic web pages

  • Produce technical solutions from business specifications

  • Provide first-level remote help-desk support

  • Provide one-to-one instruction

  • Select cloud storage solutions

  • Support users and troubleshoot desktop applications

  • Write script for software applications

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

This program provides a range of skills required for employment in the ICT, and digital media industry including skills in information technology hardware, networking using CISCO and Microsoft technologies and virtual machines. Possible job roles include IT support technician, database and systems administrator, IT security.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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