Certificate IV in Information Technology

Ultimate Institute of Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 108253D

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas

Summary

Overview

ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology qualification reflects the role of individuals who are job ready and competent in a wide range of information and communications technology (ICT) roles and apply a broad range of skills in varied work contexts, using problem solving skills and effective communication with others.

The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:

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.

The key clients for the for the ICT40120 – Certificate IV in Information Technology are local and international students who wish to formally obtain a higher Information Technology and Communication qualification and would like to develop their skills and knowledge in information technology to create and further educational and employment opportunities. This qualification provides skills and knowledge in information and communications technology (ICT) networking environments to support a wide range of industry occupations which include Computer Technician, Client Support Officer (ICT), Network Operations Technician, Software Support Technician, Technical Officer (ICT).

Education Pathways

Participants who exit this course at any time prior to completion will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units of competency they have successfully achieved.

After completing students may undertake a range of related higher level qualifications.

For instance, after achieving ICT40120 – Certificate IV in Information Technology, learners may undertake the following pathways:

ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology

Career Pathways

After the successful completion of this qualification, there are several career pathways, which includes but not limited to:

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

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
11,000 Per Year
Read moreAll fees are in Australian Dollars and are subject to change, and include a course material fee of 450 for IT courses.
Monthly 52 weeks
Read more52 Weeks (1 year) including Holidays

Full time
Ultimate Institute of Australia
Level 2, 51-53 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

Academic requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of an equivalent Australian Year 11 or Certificate III or higher

Age

  • Learners must be 18 years of age or older.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS General test score of 5.5 (or equivalent*) for direct entry into the course
  • IELTS General score of 5.0 (or equivalent*) with evidence of enrolment in an ELICOS course of at least 10 weeks’ duration taken before the VET course
  • IELTS General score of 4.5 (or equivalent*) with evidence of enrolment in an ELICOS course of at least 20 weeks’ duration taken before the VET course
  • Completion of an ELICOS course exiting at the upper-intermediate level, or
  • Successful completion of UIA’s language, literacy and numeracy assessment.

Address

Ultimate Institute of Australia
Level 2, 51-53 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
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