Certificate IV in Information Technology

Cert_IV_Information_Tech
Course Code
ICA40111
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Building
Department
Information Technology
Course Location
Yallourn
Course Duration
Full Time: 1 year
Part Time: 2-3 years
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
Study Modes
On Campus; Full time; Part Time (Day)
Starting Date
Full Time:
  • February 2014
Part Time:
  • February 2014

Ongoing enrolment in individual units where space is available.

Enquiries

Business Services (Yallourn Campus)
Phone: (03) 5127 0120
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: business@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

This one-year, full-time course aims to provide you with excellent broad based Information Technology (IT) skills. The course will introduce you to skills in web site building, programming, multimedia and doing work for clients. This qualification can prepare you to perform a range of more complex IT services, enabling you to pursue a career working with operation systems, computer programming, networking, software, multimedia and hardware.

The successful completion of this course can provide a pathway to employment, or further study at TAFE or University.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Information Technology.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

  • IT and Technical Support Personnel
  • Computer Programmer
  • Sales Representative (IT)
  • Computer Support Technician
  • Help Desk Operator
  • Website Designer

Entry Requirements

  • Interview

How To Apply

Direct to Institute

Assessment

Assessment is competency based and includes satisfactory completion of tests, assignments, practical exercises and assignments and training in a practical placement environment.

Opportunities For Further Study

Provides a pathway to degree or diploma level studies at University or other TAFE institutes.

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Name
Client Project Units
ICAICT418A
Contribute To Copyright, Ethics and Privacy in an IT Environment
ICAICT401A
Determine and Confirm Client Business Requirements    
ICAICT408A
Create Technical Documentation    
ICAPMG401A
Support Small Scale IT Projects    
ICASAS410A
Identify and Resolve Client IT Problems    
Database Unit  
ICADBS403A Create Basic Databases
Programming Units
ICAPRG405A
Automate Processes    
ICAPRG406A
Apply Introductory Object-Oriented Language Skills - This unit is optional and will only be offered online.    
ICAPRG414A
Apply Introductory Programming Skills in Another Language    
ICAPRG417A
Apply Mathematical Techniques for Software Development    
ICAPRG418A
Apply Intermediate Programming Skills in Another Language    
ICAPRG410A Build a User Interface    
Web Page Units
ICAWEB411A
Produce Basic Client Side Script for Dynamic Web Pages    
ICAWEB429A
Create a Mark-up Language Document to Specification    
ICAWEB418A
Use Development Software and IT tools to Build a Basic Website    
ICAWEB414A
Design Simple Web Page Layouts    
ICAWEB409A Develop Cascading Style Sheets    
Occupational Health and Safety Units
BSBOHS302B
Participate Effectively in OHS Communication and Consultative Processes
BSBSUS301A
Implement and Monitor Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices
ICAICT202A
Work and Communicate Effectively in an IT Environment    
Multimedia Units
ICADMT401A

Create Visual Design Components for Digital Media (using Adobe Illustrator)    

CUFANM301A*
Create 2D digital animations
CUFSOU204A*
Perform basic sound editing    
CUFDIG301A*
Prepare video assets

Apprenticeship and Traineeship Information

GippsTAFE is a registered provider for training in Certificate IV in Information Technology.