QUALIFICATION

Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking)


National Code: ICT40120
TAFE SA Code: TP01247


Description

This course will equip you with the skills to design, plan, administer and manage IT networks from home and small offices to enterprise-wide network infrastructure. This course provides a high-level IT technical base with the ability to specialise in Microsoft and Linux server operating systems, voice, wireless (Aruba), network infrastructure (Cisco CCNA, Cisco Security), virtualisation technologies (VMware, Hyper V) and sustainability.

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24 months 
ICT Network Professionals
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Course Admission Requirements

  • You must have a Contract of Training with an employer to undertake 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 24 month course
Subsidised
$828
$3,312
Concession
$228
$912

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. The eligibility check below is an indication only and does not confirm your eligibility status. Eligibility verification will take place during the enrolment process and may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$3,862
$7,724

This course also has an additional cost of $195.00 for External SSD Hard Drive and headset.

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary. Fee updates will be available prior to offers being made.

  • 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

    Possible job roles include systems administrator, IT security, IT support technician.

    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 (Networking) (ICT40120)
    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. The focus of the course is on networking. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 7 core units and 13 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.

    93%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
    88%*
    of TAFE SA graduates would recommend their training.



    * 2021 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of elective 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 elective units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply advanced critical thinking to work processes 50
    Apply introductory programming techniques 40
    Comply with IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments 60
    Contribute to cyber security risk management 30
    Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices 60
    Identify and resolve client ICT problems 40
    Work collaboratively in the ICT industry 30

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Configure and maintain databases 50
    Configure cloud services 60
    Create scripts for networking 60
    Design, build and test network servers 50
    Install and configure virtual machines 50
    Install and manage servers 40
    Install and operate small enterprise branch networks 60
    Install and upgrade operating systems 50
    Install hardware to networks 40
    Install, configure and test internet protocol networks 50
    Install, configure and test network security 50
    Manage network and data integrity 40
    Support operating system users and troubleshoot applications 20
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