Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking

Course Code ICT40418
Course Title Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking
Location Melbourne City Campus
Intake Dates Monthly
Fee Type Government Funding, Concession, Full Fee
Duration 2 Years – (Traineeship)
1 Year (Non-Traineeship)
Start Date: Days of Week: Location: Day/Night:
18 November, 2019 Monday & Tuesday City Day

Course Overview

ICT40418 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to install and manage small scale networks, either as an independent network support technician or as part of a team.

Course Structure


Assessment methods may include:

  • Demonstration / Presentation in classroom
  • Underpinning knowledge questioning
  • Role plays

Units of Competency

The ICT40418 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking requires 17 units of competency:

Core Units

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
ICTNWK401 – Install and manage a server
ICTNWK402 – Install and configure virtual machines for sustainable ICT
ICTNWK403 – Manage network and data integrity
ICTNWK404 – Install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network
ICTTEN416 – Install, configure and test an internet protocol network

Elective Units

ICTNWK411 – Deploy software to networked computers
ICTNWK406 – Install, configure and test networking security
ICTTEN417 – Install, configure and test a router
ICTSAS426 – Locate and troubleshoot ICT equipment, system and software faults
ICTNWK410 – Install hardware to a network
ICTPRG425 – Use structured query language
ICTTEN513 – Install, configure and test a local area networking switch
ICTNWK409 – Create scripts for networking
ICTPMG401 – Support small scale ICT projects
Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment


Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. The applicant will be required to successfully complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) Assessment. However, the learner may expect to have entry level knowledge/experience in the IT Networking industry.

Learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy (ACSF Level 3) are desirable to participate in the course



Learners who successfully complete this qualification may pathway into further study options:

ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology Networking

Your Career

This qualification may provide possible job titles:

  • Help desk officer
  • Network operations support/technician
  • Computer network technician
  • Network support technician


Fee Types

Government Funding Concession Full Fee
Traineeship  $164.00 $32.80  $8,364.00
Non-Traineeship  $164.00  $32.80  $7,134.00


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* Eligibility criteria applies
* Material fees may apply
* The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment