Certificate IV in Information Technology

Certificate IV   NRT
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 –   Loftus
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    Course description and aims

    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 to support small to medium enterprises (SMEs) that require broader rather than more specialised ICT support.

    Persons working at this level apply a wide range of knowledge and skills in basic networking, ICT support, database development, programming and web development support; working safely and ethically in a sustainable work environment.

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

    Course outcomes and careers

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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    Full Time
    Course start:
    Mon 5 Feb 2018
    Course duration:
    1 Semester
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    18.5 Hours per week
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    About offering:


    Attend one of the following information sessions to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Tuesday, 30 January 2018 at 2:00pm or 6:00pm at Sutherland College, Loftus Campus, Rawson Avenue Sutherland, Building G, Level 1, Room G1.19.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 18.5 hours of class over 4 days a week for 1 semester. Indicative timetable: Monday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; Tuesda,y 9:30am to 4:30pm; Wednesday, 10:30am to 5:00pm; Thursday, 9:30am to 1:00pm.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:


    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.


    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance


    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    ICTPRG405Automate processes40
    ICTICT418Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment40
    ICTWEB429Create a markup language document to specification20
    ICTDBS403Create basic databases40
    ICTNWK412Create network documentation40
    ICTICT401Determine and confirm client business requirements40
    ICTWEB409Develop cascading style sheets20
    ICTWEB422Ensure website access and useability15
    ICTNWK419Identify and use current virtualisation technologies40
    BSBSUS401Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices40
    ICTNWK402Install and configure virtual machines for sustainable ICT50
    ICTNWK401Install and manage a server40
    ICTSAS307Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network50
    BSBWHS304Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes30
    ICTSAS420Provide first-level remote help desk support30
    ICTICT411Select and employ software and hardware testing tools40
    ICTSAS424Support different operating systems40
    ICTPMG401Support small scale ICT projects60
    ICTWEB403Transfer content to a website using commercial packages20
    ICTICT202Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment40



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