Through a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral, and trainer-developed materials, students will learn the specifics of installing, operating, and troubleshooting network systems, software, and hardware components within an ICT environment. Training will also be provided in designing and building dynamic web pages and mobile application development. Apart from these technical skills, students will additionally gain knowledge of the WHS standards, ethics, and privacy in an ICT context; writing technical documentation; configure and troubleshoot operating system software; and how to implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices.
This course uses a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral, and trainer-developed materials.
The standard course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment.
Upskilled will gather information about your previous experience and skills, weekly study commitment and online learning experience to provide you with an projected duration for your course based on your individual circumstance.
Upskilled uses MyUpskilled to manage the delivery and assessment of your course information. This means you can learn at your own pace.
||Vendor Neutral Courses
- MTA: IT Infrastructure – Windows Server Administration Fundamentals
- MTA: IT Infrastructure – Networking Fundamentals
- MTA: IT Infrastructure – Security Fundamentals
- MTA: Developer - HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals
- MTA: Developer - Software Development Fundamentals
- MCSA: Windows client – Installing and Configuring Windows client; and Configuring Windows Devices
- MCSA: Windows Server – Installing and Configuring Windows Server; and Administering Windows Server; and Configuring Windows Server
- Writing Research Papers
- Creating Scenarios and Storyboards
- Becoming a .NET Developer
- Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals in C#
- ADO.NET Fundamentals
- Mobile Application Development
- Setting up a Small Office Network
- PowerShell 3.0
- Ethics in Leadership
- Introduction to Copyright
- Developing and Presenting Ideas
- Getting Your Point Across
- Introduction to Client Training ITIL Foundations
- Intro Computers Server Networks
- The OSI Model
- Wireless Networking
- Basic Switching
- Spanning Tree Protocol
- Basic Virtual LANs
- Routing Protocols
- Privacy, Ethics, Copyright
- Environmental Procedures
- Business Needs Analysis
- Translate Business Needs
- Enterprise Strategic Direction
- Writing Technical Documents
- Articulate, Present and Debate Ideas
- Client Training
- Work Health and Safety
- The ITIL Framework
* Vendor exams are not included in the Upskilled course
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.
Target audience for this program are individuals who express and interest in gaining deeper knowledge in ICT or existing ICT staff who wish to further develop, or formalise their skills by gaining a ICT41015 - Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology.
As a guide, entrants to this program may:
- have up to 1 year of experience with ICT products
- hold a certificate II or certificate III in a similar discipline
- hold a vendor certification
- completed year 12
- complete an interview process with a designated Upskilled representative to ascertain suitability to the program and to review your current skills and experience, as this may allow you to move through the course more quickly
To ensure participants are able to seamlessly access our online learning platform and video content, they will require access to a modern computer with high-speed internet. Participants will also need to possess basic computing skills, and may be required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy skills assessment before enrolment can be confirmed.
Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:
- Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
- Student Support services
- your trainer via the trainer/student messaging system
- webinars; both live and recorded sessions
- video content access via:
Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer
Work experience or formal qualifications you have may count towards your course. If you have previously undertaken study at a recognised institution or have some relevant work experience, you might gain credit towards specific units in a course; shortening the time you have to study. You can send your application for Credit Transfer or RPL
during the enrolment process.
Upskilled takes evidence gathered from a variety of sources to deem a student as competent. Assessment processes might include some or all of the following:
- Recognition of Prior Learning and/or credit transfer
- summative and formative assignments
- written reports and/or portfolio assessments
- scenarios and/or case studies
- written/oral questions
- regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates, and attendance at monthly webinars as required.