Course Code: ICT40415

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.

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  • Nationally Recognised
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  • Government Funding Available
Course structure

This course consists of 17 units of competency

Study Mode

This course is delivered online

Locations & Dates

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  • Description

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


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


    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

    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 

    Unit Code
    Unit Name
    ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an IT environment
    ICTTEN4198A Install, configure and test an internet protocol network
    ICTNWK403 Manage network and data integrity
    ICTICT401 Determine and confirm client business requirements
    ICTNWK401 Install and manage a server
    ICTNWK404 Install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network
    ICTNWK402 Install and configure virtual machines for sustainable ICT
    BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
    ICTNWK411 Deploy software to networked computers
    ICTICT408 Create technical documentation
    ICTPMG401 Support small scale ICT projects
    ICTSAS505 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
    ICTNWK405 Build a small wireless local area network
    ICTNWK406 Install, configure and test network security
    ICTNWK412 Create network documentation
    ICTNWK407 Install and configure client-server applications and services
    ICTTEN4199A Install, configure and test a router
  • 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

    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

    Centrelink Financial Support Services

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

  • Upcoming Courses

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