ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking and Systems Administration Support)

ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking and Systems Administration Support)

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:
• Networking: installing, configuring and testing networks and servers in organisations
• Systems administration support: implementing maintenance procedures and support to help troubleshoot system applications

Course delivery modes:

Blended learning system in Sydney or Adelaide Campus | Course conducted in English

To whom is this course recommended?

Students who are interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills in telecommunications and information technology networks using internet protocol (IP) systems.

Career Opportunities

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • IP-based network Installer
  • Specialised network infrastructure installer
  • Secure IT network installer
  • Entry-level Network Support
  • Entry-level Server Support

Qualification Units

  • ICTNWK422 Install and manage servers
  • ICTNWK429 Install hardware to networks
  • ICTNWK423 Manage network and data integrity
  • BSBXCS404 Contribute to cyber security risk management
  • ICTICT445 Connect and configure devices and hardware components
  • ICTSAS436 Evaluate ICT system status
  • ICTSAS438 Implement maintenance procedures
  • ICTSAS441 Support ICT system software
  • ICTPRG302 Apply introductory programming techniques
  • ICTNWK420 Install and configure virtual machines
  • ICTICT443 Work collaboratively in the ICT industry
  • ICTSAS432 Identify and resolve client ICT problems
  • ICTSAS442 Provide first-level remote help desk support
  • ICTICT426 Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices
  • BSBCRT404 Apply advanced critical thinking to work processes
  • ICTNWK421 Install, configure and test network security
  • ICTSAS443 Support operating system users and troubleshoot applications
  • ICTTEN434 Install, configure and test internet protocol networks
  • ICTICT451 Comply with IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
  • ICTNWK424 Install and operate small enterprise branch networks

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Confidence in modifying, saving and uploading documents across the Microsoft Office suite, such as Excel spreadsheets and word documents.
  • Access to computer and the internet.
  • 18 years old or above to apply for this course.
  • Satisfactory completed Year 12 of secondary education or its equivalent.
    For overseas students whose first language is not English an overall
  • IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent OR
  • Pass an Abbey College Australia entry test designed to assess the level of English proficiency.

Here is a score comparison chart featuring popular English Proficiency Tests as well as Abbey’s English Placement Test:

English Proficiency Test Score Comparison Chart

Course Duration

52 Weeks – Delivered full time
4 terms (36 study weeks and scheduled breaks).

Study Pathway

Graduates will have significant telecommunication and information technology network knowledge and can consolidate and build pathways to further education and employment opportunities including but not limited to:

  • ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology
  • ICT51015 Diploma of Telecommunications Engineering
  • ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of telecommunications Network Engineering

Tuition Fee

For tuition fees, please, contact us or one of our accredited educational agents.

Tuition Fee

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