(ICT40115) Certificate IV in Information Technology

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Course Duration
50 weeks
Hobart, Launceston
Intake Dates
Hobart: February, July; Launceston: February, July
Study Mode
Full time, on-campus
Course Fee
Additional Course Costs
English Language Requirements
IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent
Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology

Course Overview

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of ICT fields for participation in an information technology environment in any industry.

This course has five (5) specialist streams (both core and elective) to provide choice and flexibility. Selection of units from at least three (3) of the specialist streams are required to complete this qualification. The streams are:

  • Networking
  • Programming
  • IT Support
  • Web Design and Development
  • Digital Games
  • Digital Media Technologies
  • Project Management

Please note: Not all elective streams are available at all campuses and electives offered at each campus may vary.

Career Opportunities

Graduates exiting this qualification will have the skills to secure employment in an ICT ‘generalist’ role, with useful skills and knowledge across several of the specialist streams.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Computer Technician
  • Customer Support
  • Customer Support Professional
  • Information Systems Operator
  • PC Support
  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems Support
  • Technical Support
  • User Support Technician
  • Network Operations Technician


Pathways to further study

Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology

Diploma + Degree


Course Structure

To achieve a Certificate IV in Information Technology, 20 units must be successfully completed:

5 Core Units
BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
ICTICT202 Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
ICTICT401 Determine and confirm client business requirements
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
15 Elective Units

Electives may vary from region to region, contact GETI Tasmania for a full list of electives.

Assessment Process

Throughout all assessments, Occupational Health & Safety procedures must be followed.


Entry Requirements

  • Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology
  • IELTS 5.5 General Training (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent


Recognition of Prior Learning

At TasTAFE we believe that the things you already know how to do should be formally recognised.

Regardless of how, when or where the learning occurred, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of your skills and experience.  When you apply to attend TasTAFE you can ask for recognition of:

  • schooling
  • formal/informal learning
  • life experience
  • employment/work experience.

You may also be able to apply for credit transfer for units/modules that you have completed previously at another training organisation.

It is also possible to apply for credit for TasTAFE subjects if you decide to study at university.



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