This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a wide range of technologies including installing and administering simple networks, servers, and client desktop deployments either as an independent information and communications technology (ICT) specialist or as part of a team. Students learn in a simulated workplace environment with real systems used in the industry.
Graduates from Certificate IV will be able to apply a wide range of knowledge and skills for Information and Communications Technologies and to support small to medium enterprises (SMEs) that require a broad range of support.
The units that TasTAFE offer to make up this course have been selected in consultation with industry to reflect their needs and to ensure that graduates are prepared with the skills that employers are looking for. The skill-base you will develop in this course has been designed to be diverse enough to enable graduates to be adaptive to varying ICT professional environments, and to give the best possible employability outcomes for our students.
Make the most of your critical thinking and problem solving skills and take the next step in your ICT career with TasTAFE.
This course may lead to the following career opportunities:
- Computer technician
- Customer support
- Information systems operator
- PC support
- Systems administrator
- Technical support officer
- Network operations technician
ICT41015 – Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology – comprises 20 units packaged as 12 core units and 8 electives. All units below must be completed successfully to gain the qualification.
|BSBSUS401||Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices|
|BSBWHS304||Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes|
|ICTICT401||Determine and confirm client business requirements|
|ICTICT418||Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment|
|ICTICT421||Connect, maintain and configure hardware components|
|ICTNWK404||Install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network|
|ICTNWK405||Build a small wireless local area network|
|ICTPRG414||Apply introductory programming skills in another language|
|ICTSAS425||Configure and troubleshoot operating system software|
|ICTSAS426||Locate and troubleshoot ICT equipment, system and software faults|
|ICTTEN417||Install, configure and test a router|
|ICTWEB411||Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages|
|ICTICT415||Provide one-to-one instruction|
|ICTNWK401||Install and manage a server|
|ICTNWK420||Install and configure virtual machines|
|ICTNWK411||Deploy software to networked computers|
|ICTSAS420||Provide first-level remote help-desk support|
|ICTTEN416||Install, configure and test an internet protocol network|
|ICTSAS410||Identify and resolve client ICT problems|
|ICTSAS411||Assist with policy development for client support procedures|
Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.
Assessment may include:
- Simulated environment
- Portfolio of evidence
What will I need to bring?
Students will need to provide the following items:
- USB or other external storage options
There is an additional cost of $50 for “Helpdesk” shirt and technician equipment.
Recognition of Prior Learning
It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster, saving you valuable time and money.
ICT41015 – Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology
Pathways to further study