Certificate IV in Information Technology

Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Building
Information Technology
Course Location
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 Federation Training. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges..
Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day); Full Time
Starting Date
Full Time:
  • February 2014
Part Time:
  • February 2014

Ongoing enrolment in individual units where space is available.


Business Services (Yallourn Campus)
Phone: (03) 5127 0120
Email: business@federationtraining.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 Federation Training 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 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 Times

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   
ICAWEB415A  Produce server side script for dynamic web page
ICAWEB415A Produce Server Side Script For Dynamic Web Page
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)
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.