The Certificate IV in Information Technology (ICT40115) prepares students to support small to medium enterprises (SMEs) requiring broader rather than more specialised ICT support.
Students working at this level apply a wide range of knowledge and skills in basic networking, IT support, database development, programming and web development support; working safely and ethically in a sustainable work environment.
Upon successful completion of the Certificate IV in Information Technology, graduates can apply for roles such as:
- Computer technician
- Customer support
- Information systems operator
- PC support
- Systems administrator
- Systems support
- Technical Support
Entry requirements differ according to course provider. As a minimum, prospective students are expected to have completed an Australian Year 10 or equivalent OR relevant qualifications OR relevant vocational experience.
To complete this course you must have internet access and an operational IT environment in which you are permitted to conduct practical activities, and skilled IT professionals to supervise you.
Ideally you will have completed a Certificate III level qualification in information technology such as the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology. Some Certificate IV level units of specialisation requires students to have completed prerequisite units from Certificate II and Certificate III or be assessed as having these competencies prior to commencing the course.
Course duration is dependent on study mode and chosen specialisation.
The Certificate IV in Information Technology (ICT40115) is available online which involves training and assessment using web-based materials where you are supported and guided in your learning by teachers with interaction by email, phone calls, forums and chat groups. Students have 24 months to complete this course. The recommended weekly study and work time is a minimum of 10 hours per week.