ICT40118 Certificate IV in Information Technology~

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Next intake July 2022
LocationsWorkplace
East Geelong Campus
DurationFull-time: 6 months
TraineeshipFull-time: 1 yr

Course description

If you love new technology and are looking for a career with lots of diversity and employment opportunities – this could be for you! You will learn a broad range of information and communications technology (ICT) skills and knowledge. In just one year, you’ll be prepared to take on a technical support role within a small to medium enterprise.

You will learn coding, cybersecurity, Microsoft applications, web technologies, PC software maintenance, networking, workplace skills, computer programming, games development and server administration.

Wondering if this industry will suit you?

We have created a very short course quiz to help you gain a little more understanding of what is required and whether you might enjoy a role in this industry. Take the quiz here.

Work placement/industry experience

How often do I attend?

Full time - 4 to 5 days per week

How often do I attend?

FT - 4 days  per week | Monday - Thursday | 9.00am - 5.00pm
PT -  established upon enrolment

Possible career outcomes

  • Technical support officer
  • Applications developer
  • Assistant web developer
  • Computer technician

~ This course is in transition. The course code, title, units and content may change in future. Further information will be provided on The Gordon website, upon enrolment and/or during the course of your training.

Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants

To become an apprentice or trainee, you will first need to find an employer willing to employ you. An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider can assist you with this, and will also start your application and enrolment process. Find a local provider here

Applications & attendance

IntakeApplicationsAttendanceClassesDuration 
2022 July
East Geelong Campus 
Open: 1 Apr 2022
Close: 1 Jul 2022 
Class DayMon, Tues, Wed & Thurs 9am-5pm
 
Full-time: 6 months    
2022 Ongoing
Workplace 
Open: 1 Aug 2021
Close: 15 Dec 2022 
WorkplaceFlexible
 
Traineeship:Full-time: 1 yr    

 

Students may need to complete some self-paced learning and assessment activities outside class time. This will be different for each course and will depend on a student’s level of skill and experience.

Class days and times in the above table are indicative. Prior to course commencement, changes may be necessary. Follow the link for more information on Attendance mode definitions. When you submit your application, please make sure you answer all the questions. Only successful applicants with complete applications will receive an offer. We issue offers as soon as possible. Follow the link for more information on Offer timing.

Many courses have limited places and high demand. We may close an intake before the date above. We recommend you apply early. If student numbers are insufficient we may cancel an intake or a course.

  • Applicants must be 17 years and over at the time of course commencement
  • Whilst there are no entry requirements it is recommended that applicants have completed ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology
     or have proven industry experience to this level.
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy and numeracy skills at Year 11 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 3
  • Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants must be currently employed under a training contract and referred by their employer
  • You must reside in Victoria to access Victorian Government Subsidised Fees and any incentive such as Job Trainer. Full fees apply to all non-Victorian residents.
  • All applicants* must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to course commencement and will be required to provide a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate. * This requirement does not apply to secondary school students, including VCAL, VCE, Geelong Tertiary Futures Program, Mumgu-dhal tyama-tiyt and school-based apprentices and trainees (SBATs).

Each student must complete a pre-training review as part of their application. The outcome of your pre-training review assists our teachers and trainers to better understand your capabilities prior to training and enables you to be matched to the right program. Your literacy and numeracy skills will be evaluated and you may be required to undertake a separate assessment. Follow this link for more information about literacy and numeracy skills .

Practice tests

In order to prepare for your LLN, you may wish to attempt some practise tests in which you will find similar questions (with solutions too). These practice tests are not VSL approved but may be similar in question type and level of difficulty to what may be asked in the VSL approved LLN. Click here for practice tests. Please note, the VSL approved LLN cannot be resat within 3 months of undertaking it.

Academic:

Successful completion of Australian Year 11 or equivalent – Equivalents can be found on our Entry Requirements page.

English:

IELTS Academic overall score of 5.5 with no band below 5.0 (or equivalent); or completion of Australian Year 12; or a qualification undertaken in Australia at Certificate IV or higher and completed within the past 5 years; or university studies in Australia of at least 2 years duration.

*Applicants from specified countries may be exempt from English Language Requirements for admissions purposes. Such students will still need to provide evidence of meeting minimum English requirements for visa purposes. Check the list of exempt countries for more information.

Age/other requirements:

You must be 18 years or over at the time of course commencement.

  • All applicants* must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to course commencement and will be required to provide a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate. * This requirement does not apply to secondary school students, including VCAL, VCE, Geelong Tertiary Futures Program, Mumgu-dhal tyama-tiyt and school-based apprentices and trainees (SBATs).

  • Applicants must be 17 years and over at the time of course commencement
  • Whilst there are no entry requirements it is recommended that applicants have completed ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology
     or have proven industry experience to this level.
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy and numeracy skills at Year 11 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 3
  • Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants must be currently employed under a training contract and referred by their employer

  • All applicants* must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to course commencement and will be required to provide a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate. * This requirement does not apply to secondary school students, including VCAL, VCE, Geelong Tertiary Futures Program, Mumgu-dhal tyama-tiyt and school-based apprentices and trainees (SBATs).

Personal Learning Requirements

There are personal learning requirements for each qualification at The Gordon. These are essential personal capabilities and skills required to successfully complete the course and be ready to work in the industry.

Please review the requirements here and consider any challenges you may have in meeting them. When applying for your course, please let us know what support you may need.

Selection mode

Core Code Hours
Address cyber security requirements ICTICT424 80
Contribute to copyright ethics and privacy in an ICT environment ICTICT418 40
Determine and confirm client business requirements ICTICT401 40
Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices ICTICT426 60
Implement WHS environmental sustainability and anti-discrimination practices in an ICT workplace ICTICT425 50
Elective Units Code Hours
Apply introductory object-oriented language skills ICTPRG430 60
Apply introductory programming skills in another language ICTPRG414 60
Build a database ICTDBS415 30
Create a markup language document to specification ICTWEB429 20
Create basic databases ICTDBS403 40
Create scripts for networking ICTNWK409 60
Design a website to meet technical requirements ICTWEB401 40
Design interactive media ICTGAM412 40
Ensure dynamic website security ICTWEB423 30
Install configure and test an internet protocol network ICTTEN416 50
Install configure and test network security ICTNWK421 50
Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages ICTWEB411 40
Produce interactive web animation ICTWEB412 80
Select cloud storage solutions ICTICT428 40
Use a library or pre-existing components ICTPRG413 40

 

Please note that the listed electives are delivered by The Gordon but you may not need to complete all of these units to successfully complete this qualification. If you have previously completed any of the units of competency relevant to this course, you may be eligible for Credit Transfer (CT). Any previous relevant experience may qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Find out more about CT or RPL here.

Assessment is based on:

  • Hands-on projects
  • Written assignments
FeesRateUnitIndicative Course HoursIndicative Tuition Payable by StudentMax. Indicative Government Subsidy Total
Concession Tuition AUD $0.77 per hour 950 AUD $732.00 AUD $6,435.00
Standard Tuition AUD $3.87 per hour 950 AUD $3,676.00 AUD $6,435.00
Full Fee Tuition AUD $13.33 per hour 950 AUD $12,664.00

Add the costs below to your relevant tuition fee

Education Levy AUD $142.50
Resources AUD $500.00

 

All fees and charges are correct at time of publication but may change without notice. The student tuition fees are indicative only. Additional fees may apply. Where GST is applicable to any courses or materials, the fee displayed is inclusive of the GST.

Which fee will I pay?

Your fees will be charged according to your eligibility for government funding. For more information, visit our Fees & Payments pages.

Fee help and student loans

VET Student Loans are available for eligible students for tuition fees only. The current years maximum loan cap is $

Payment plans may be available for eligible students who need assistance to manage their fee payments.

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Date published: 5/01/2022 4:04:29 PM
ICT40118-Certificate-IV-in-Information-Technology

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