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Certificate IV in Information Technology

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Cost i
Standard course fee:
$8,270.00
You could pay: $0.00 to $2,310.00

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Delivery Mode
Online Work-Based Mixed Face-to-Face
Program Type
Full qualification
Duration i Indicative duration range based on actual student completion. For apprenticeships and traineeships, the duration includes study and employment under a training contract. A dash indicates insufficient data is available.

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9 - 11 months (full-time)
Course Outcome i Indicates expected outcome following course completion.
  • Further study: This qualification will prepare you for further study.
  • Entry-level employment: This qualification will prepare you for entry-level employment.
  • Mid-career employment: This qualification will prepare you for mid-career employment. Previous education or industry experience may be required.

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Entry-level employment

Course overview

This 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.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerations

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

How to apply

How to apply

  • Some training providers will let you enrol online while others may not. All training providers will need to see some documentation, like personal identification or school results, and all will ask you to have a Unique Student Identifier. Once you've found a training provider you like the look of, get in touch with them to see how they can help you enrol.
  • You can visit this provider’s course offering/s on provider’s website.
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How long will it take to complete this qualification?

Short Course

All short courses are currently shown as under 4 months duration, based on the Department of Education's internal data analysis. Ask your provider for more information.

Qualification

Duration information is based on 20 hours of class time per week and uses aggregated data reported to the Department by Smart and Skilled providers.

Apprenticeships and Traineeships

The duration indicates contract term which includes both formal training and full-time employment under a training contract. This is based on aggregated data reported to the Department by Smart and Skilled providers. Click here for more information about doing an apprenticeship or traineeship and ask your provider for guidance on your individual circumstances.