AWARD COURSE

Certificate IV in Information Technology


National Code: ICT40118
TAFE SA Code: TP01120


Description

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.

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Up to 12 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

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Scheduled

Information Session:

Thursday 31 October 2019
5:30-7:00pm at Adelaide City Campus - Lecture Theatre B.127




Information Session:

Tuesday 5 November 2019
5:30-7:00pm at Elizabeth Campus - Building B2, Room 1.09


Information Session:

Thursday 7 November 2019
5:30-7:00pm at Gilles Plains Campus - North Building, Room LRC-H






Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 12 month course
Subsidised
$1,681 - $1,968
$3,362 - $3,936
Concession
$1,128 - $1,320
$2,255 - $2,640

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$3,178 - $3,720
$6,355 - $7,440

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. This course also has an incidentals cost of $195.00 for External SSD Hard Drive and headset.

    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    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.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate IV in Information Technology (ICT40118)
    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.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Address cyber security requirements 80
    Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment 40
    Determine and confirm client business requirements 40
    Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices 60
    Implement WHS, environmental sustainability and anti-discrimination practices in an ICT workplace 50

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Configure a desktop environment 40
    Create and style simple markup language documents 40
    Create scripts for networking 60
    Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system 80
    Install and configure virtual machines 50
    Install and manage a server 40
    Install, configure and test network security 50
    Install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network 60
    Manage network and data integrity 40
    Operate application software packages 60
    Participate in ICT services 20
    Produce technical solutions from business specifications 50
    Select cloud storage solutions 40
    Support users and troubleshoot desktop applications 20
    Write script for software applications 40
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