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
Flexible 1 year
Course Cost
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Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day); Flexible; Work Based; Full Time
Starting Date
Full Time:
  • February 2015
Part Time:
  • February 2015
9.00am - 4pm

Carmen Mercer
Information Technology
Phone: (03) 5127 0120
Email: c.mercer@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

Online Requirements

Participants will need to access to a computer and an Internet connection. Additional software requirements will be specified by instructors during the course.

Entry Requirements

Participant to provide level of education, age, past academic performance, work history, interview, Literacy & Numeracy Test, and IT Aptitude Test.

How To Apply

Direct to Institute


Practical assignments, problem solving, oral presentations, quizzes, tests, projects (individual and group),and practical work experience.

Opportunities For Further Study

  • Diploma of Information Technology
  • Advanced Diploma of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Business Systems)

Specialist Course Information

Purchasing of a textbook will be required.

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?


Course Times

Unit Code Unit Name
Core Units
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
ICAPRG414A Apply Introductory Programming Skills In Another Language
ICAPRG418A Apply Intermediate Programming Skills In Another Language
ICAPRG406A Apply Introductory Object-Oriented Language Skills (optional)
ICAPRG410A Build a user interface
Web Page Units
ICAWEB429A Create a mark-up language document to specification
ICAWEB418A Use Development Software and IT Tools to Build a Basic Website
ICAWEB409A Develop cascading style sheets
ICAWEB414A Design simple web page layouts
ICAWEB415A Produce server-side script for dynamic web pages
ICAWEB411A Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages
Occupational Health and Safety Units   
BSBWHS304A Participate effectively in WHS 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)
CUFANM302A Create 3D digital animations  (using Maya)
ICADMT403A Produce and edit digital images  (using digital cameras and Photoshop)