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Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking

Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking

Course Code: ICT40415
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The Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking delivers the knowledge and skill sets that individuals require to install and manage small scale networks, either as an independent network support technician or as part of a team.

 

Description

Course Structure

This program has been created with a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral, and trainer developed materials. Vendor training is recognised internationally as an industry benchmark for product specific training. Upskilled uses an online Learning Management System to manage the delivery and assessment of learning resources. The program is conducted over a 12 month period through a blended learning approach of teacher-led workshops or webinars, distance education, and online materials.

Vendor Courses Vendor Neutral Courses Upskilled Courses
  • Microsoft Academy Windows O/S
  • Microsoft Academy Windows Server
  • Microsoft Academy Network Infrastructure
  • Microsoft Academy Security Design
  • Microsoft Academy Server Virtualisation
  • WHS
  • Project Management
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Business need
  • Privacy, Ethics and Copyright
  • Service Desk Analyst
  • Hardware - Network basics
  • Technical Documentation
  • SOHO Router/Wireless

Pathways into the qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

  • With demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments using a range of information technologies

 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Participants often come with experience in one or more ICT competencies, vocationally acquired from a range of sources (both formal and otherwise). Upskilled acknowledges the validity of such experience and encourages candidates to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning where applicable. Upskilled's RPL Calculator is a guide to initial RPL standing, although participants are sometimes entitled to further RPL as enrolment progresses.

 

Assessment

Assessment is summative and formative with set assignments, project work, and questionnaires.

 

Inclusions

Upskilled Information Technology courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, online trainer support, and certification upon successful completion.

Resources

This qualification utilises many and varied types of learning materials and assessments. These resources are managed and provided through Upskilled’s Learning Management System, MyUpskilled.  Access to a Microsoft based Personal Computer and an internet connection is required to complete any Upskilled IT qualification that utilises Microsoft Academy Courses (listed above).

Unit Outline

Unit Outline

The online e-Learning course addresses the following units of competency from the National ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the certificate. 

The program is broken into 4 logical clusters of training within the broad category of ICT systems: 1/ Core Infrastructure; 2/ Continuity & Security; 3/Continuous Improvement; and 4/ Service Delivery & Governance

Core Units

Unit Codes
Core Units
Cluster
ICTNWK401 Install and manage a server Core Infrastructure
ICTNWK402 Install and configure virtual machines for sustainable ICT Core Infrastructure
ICTNWK404 Install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network Core Infrastructure
ICTTEN4198A Install, configure and test an internet protocol network Core Infrastructure
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment Continuity & Security
ICTNWK403 Manage network and data integrity Continuity & Security
BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultative processes Service Delivery & Governance
ICTICT401 Determine and confirm client business requirements Continuous Improvement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elective Units 

Unit Codes
Elective Units
Cluster
ICTNWK406 Install, configure and test network security Core Infrastructure
ICTNWK405 Build a small wireless local area network Core Infrastructure
ICTNWK411 Deploy software to networked computers Core Infrastructure
ICTTEN4199A Install, configure and test a router Core Infrastructure
ICTNWK407 Install and configure client-server applications and services Continuity & Security
ICTNWK412 Create network documentation Continuous Improvement
ICTSAS505 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans Continuity & Security
ICTPMG401 Support small scale ICT projects Continuous Improvement
ICTICT408 Create technical documentation Continuous Improvement
ICTNWK408 Configure a Desktop Environment Core Infrastructure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Career Outcome

Career Outcome

This qualification suits individuals who are seeking to develop their skills as a network manager or administrator with possible job titles including:

  • Network Support
  • Network Operations Support
  • Network Operations Technician
  • Network Technician
  • Network Support Technician

Microsoft Certification Mapping

This qualification covers the Microsoft learning content for the following Certification:
 
Microsoft Technology Specialist (MCTS)

  • Windows 7, Configuration (exam 70-680)
All recommended learning materials for these certifications are provided in this Upskilled Certificate, Microsoft Learning also recommends that you have hands-on experience with the product along with studying these materials.
 

Further Study

Pathways from this qualification include:

 

Payment

Course Fees and Payment Options

Pay By Weekly Installment (Interest Free) Pay By Monthly Installment (Interest Free) Pay Upfront
$60 per week with a $210 enrolment fee¹ $405 per month with a $495 enrolment fee² Pay upfront $2,995, saving $335 (10% discount)

¹Payments made over a period of 52 consecutive weeks, totalling $3,330
²Payments made over a period of 7 consecutive months, totalling $3,330

 

Government Funding and Incentives

At both state and federal level, government commitment to upskilling the Australian workforce has resulted in a comprehensive framework of funding schemes and incentive opportunities. As a result, many Upskilled participants find that their courses are heavily subsidised*.

*Eligibility for traineeships & User Choice is determined by an Australian Apprenticeship Centre. Further information can be found at www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au


Skills for All Fees (South Australian Residents Only)

For those South Australian's eligible for Skills for All funding there is a subsidised course fee of $950, payable in one of two ways:

  1. A single upfront payment of the course fee attracts a 21% discount, making the cost $750
  2. An upfront fee of $495, and 2 x $227.50 paid per month for six consecutive months, making the total course fee $950

To find out if you're eligible click here


Centrelink Financial Support Services

This course is approved for Centrelink financial support services, including  Youth Allowance Austudy and  AbstudyClick here for more info.

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