ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


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. Programming: building, testing and applying structured and object-oriented programming skills, user interfaces and software development. Systems administration support: implementing maintenance procedures, supporting and troubleshooting ICT systems and applications. Web development: designing website layouts using textual and visual content transfer, search engine optimisation and simple markup language documents.


This qualification could lead to employment as a network technician, administrator or manager, ICT or user support officer, computer hardware technician, computer programmer or web developer. In addition to gaining employable skills, the qualification also equips students with the knowledge to proceed into further education in ICT.


ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology.

Course Delivery

Classroom and/or Online Delivery

Entry Requirements

Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals. Interview with IT teaching staff representative.

Expected Time to Complete

2 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBCRT404 Apply advanced critical thinking to work processes 50 $35.00
BSBXCS404 Contribute to cyber security risk management 30 $35.00
ICTICT426 Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices 60 $35.00
ICTICT443 Work collaboratively in the ICT industry 30 $35.00
ICTICT451 Comply with IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments 60 $35.00
ICTPRG302 Apply introductory programming techniques 40 $35.00
ICTSAS432 Identify and resolve client ICT problems 40 $35.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
ICTCLD301 Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing solutions and services 40 $35.00
ICTCLD401 Configure cloud services 60 $35.00
ICTCYS407 Gather, analyse and interpret threat data 40 $35.00
ICTICT433 Build graphical user interfaces 20 $35.00
ICTNWK422 Install and manage servers 40 $35.00
ICTNWK423 Manage network and data integrity 40 $35.00
ICTNWK425 Build small wireless local area networks 20 $35.00
ICTNWK431 Create network documentation 40 $35.00
ICTPRG436 Develop mobile applications 50 $35.00
ICTTEN419 Implement and troubleshoot enterprise routers and switches 100 $20.00
ICTWEB431 Create and style simple markup language documents 40 $35.00
ICTWEB441 Produce basic client-side script 40 $35.00
ICTWEB452 Create a markup language document 20 $35.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

2023 2024
Government Subsidised $3,854 $4,025
Concession $1,320 $687
Traineeship $3,383 $3,512
Traineeship Concession $1,226
RPL Government Subsidised $2,696
RPL Concession $539
RPL Self-funded $3,595
Self-Funded $4,753 $4,967

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

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Intake Campus Course Details
2023 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Employer Based (Trainee), Full Year, Trainee
2023 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Classroom, Full Year