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ICT40415 – Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking
Course Details
icon-building RTO Number: 41143 icon-qrcode CRICOS Code: 089154B
icon-book Course Code: ICT40415 icon-file-text Certificate Type: AQF Qualification
icon-clock-o Duration: 52 weeks (including breaks)
4 Study Periods of 10 weeks each (excluding breaks)
icon-sitemap Study Mode: Face-to-face
Classes are scheduled for 20 hours/week during each study period except break periods
icon-flag-checkered Locations: Perth City icon-globe Language: English
Fees and Charges Course Intake Dates
About this course

In the ICT40415 – Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking you will gain hands-on practical skills and knowledge to install and configure computer networks. This includes learning on how to work with popular operating systems, wireless technologies, cloud technologies, network security and virtual machines.  You will attain valuable skills in user support, understanding client needs, writing technical documentation and workplace health and safety.

When you complete this course you will be ready for highly sought after IT roles like network technician, network support and IT customer support.

In this course, you will be provided with an access to CISCO Net Academy and CompTIA course materials for an opportunity to prepare Cisco CCNA or CompTIA A+ Certifications.

Course Structure/Units

To complete ICT40415 - Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking, a total of 17 units must be completed. Click here to view

Note: Course structure, units and content is subject to change during the delivery period due to change in legislative requirements or due to NIT’s course review process.

Career Prospects

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • IT helpdesk
  • IT support officer
  • Network support officer
  • Network operations support officer
  • Network operations technician
  • Network technician
  • Network support technician
Did you know?

  • We help you prepare for getting a job in the industry via our Help You Prepare for Employment (HYPE) Program
  • You may be eligible for Credit Transfer or Recognition of Prior Learning
  • You get one full year Australian Computer Society (ACS) student membership
  • This qualification is part of Nationally Recognised Training
  • You will also have an access to various software (including Microsoft Office 365) and learning materials via NIT Australia’s Cisco Academy, IBM Academic Partner, VMware Academy, Microsoft Imagine Academy and CompTIA academy.
  • You may have an opportunity to gain work experience via our Industry Internships Program


Entry Requirements

  • Academic: Successful completion of Year 11, equivalent or a higher qualification.
  • In some cases, NIT may accept you in this course if you have any other relevant qualifications and/or experience.

Additional requirements for International Students

  • Age: Applicant must be 18 years or above at the time of application.
  • English Language:

    IELTS test score of 5.5 or above or equivalent.

    Note: NIT also accepts Occupational English Test (OET) , TOEFL iBT, TOEFL paper based, Pearson Test of English (PTE) – Academic, or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) with the scores equivalent to IELTS scores. (Click here to see a table of equivalent scores.)
    OR IELTS test score of 5 or equivalent with at least 10 weeks ELICOS
    OR IELTS test score of 4 or equivalent with at least 20 weeks ELICOS
    OR Successful completion of the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or studies at the Certificate IV or higher level in an English language in Australia within last two years
    OR Successful completion of at least five years’ study (including year 12 or equivalent) in one or more of the following countries: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, the Republic of Ireland, UK and USA.
    OR Successful result in NIT’s English Language Proficiency Test. Only applicable for applicants from following countries: (See list here).

Note: During the assessment and verification of the application, NIT may request for additional evidence from the applicant or conduct an interview via Phone, Skype or Google Hangout with the applicant.

Learning and Assessment Methods

This course involves a number of learning and assessment methods. Typically, the learning methods may include Presentations and discussions, Demonstrations, Individual and group activities, Skills practice, Role plays, Case studies, Simulated scenarios and Research activities.

Assessment methods generally include Practical Observation of Tasks, Written or Oral Questioning, Case Studies, Role Plays, Reports, Research Projects, Presentations, etc.

Pathway to Further Studies

After successfully completing ICT40415 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking, students can pursue ICT50415 Diploma of Information Technology Networking at NIT Australia. Students may also undertake a range of other diploma level qualifications at other vocational education providers.

To take these further pathways, students must meet the entry requirements of the program specified by an education provider.

International students will also require a valid student visa to enrol in any further qualifications.

Credit Transfer/ Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Credit Transfer: You may be eligible for Credit Transfer if you are able to demonstrate that you have achieved competency in the same or equivalent unit/s in a Nationally Recognised Training from any Registered Training Organisation.

RPL: If you think that you have already gained the skills and experience for a unit or entire qualification, you can apply for RPL to get recognised as competent for parts or a whole nationally recognised qualification. Not everyone will get credited for their skills and knowledge. Successful applicants will need to demonstrate a reasonable amount of experience in the area their course covers. To know more about our RPL process, contact us via email: admissions@nitaustralia.edu.au.

Before you apply

 

Before making an application to study at NIT Australia, you must read NIT Student Handbook, Fees and Refund Policy and Information for International Students.

Fees & Charges

Click on Fees and Charges to know more about course fees and other charges applicable.Certificate III in IT
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Check the Australian year 12 equivalence for your country from the table below. If your country is not listed here, please contact us via email at info@nitaustralia.edu.au or call 08 6161 8891

Country Year 12 Equivalent

Bangladesh

Higher Secondary Certificate (minimum GPA 3.5 or 60% in HSC first division pass ) GCE A-Level (2 subject passes)

Bhutan

Bhutan Higher Secondary School Certificate or Middle Secondary School Certificate plus 2 year relevant vocational diploma

Brazil

Certificado de Ensio Medio from 2011 (year 12 equivalent)
Certificado de Ensio Medio plus 1 year Diploma or Higher qualification (pre 2011)

Chile

Educacion Media (Year 12 equivalent) Licencia de Educacion Media Tecnico-Profesional or Tecnico

China

Senior Secondary Certificate / Senior Middle 3

Colombia

Bachillerato plus Curso Tecnico or 1 year Diploma or Higher qualification

France

Baccalaaureat

Germany

Gymnasium

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) or Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)

India

All Indian Senior School Certificate (Minimum 50%) 10+2
Indian School Certificate (Minimum 50%) Senior Secondary Year 12 Examination (Minimum 50%) GCE A-Level (2 subject passes)

Indonesia

Senior Secondary School Certificate of Completion (ijazah/STTB SMA/STTB SMK/STTB MA)

Japan

Kotogakko Shomeisho / Upper Secondary School Certificate

Kenya

​KCSE pass or GCE O-Level ( 4 subject passes)

Malaysia

STPM (2 subject passes) or GCE A- Levels (2 subject passes) or UEC (2B’s and 2C’s in academic)

Mauritius

GCE A-Levels (2 subject passes) or A level (1 A and 2 AS level passes)

Myanmar

Matriculation/Basic Education High School (BEHS) plus minimum completed 2 years at Professional College or Secondary Technical College or GCE A-Level (2 subject passes) or A level (1 A and 2 AS level passes)

Nepal

Higher Secondary Education Board Certificate (Grade 12) (Minimum 55%)

Nigeria

Senior Secondary School (WAEC/NECO) examinations (5 subjects passes C grade average)

Pakistan

Higher Secondary School (Intermediate) (D Grade Minimum)
Certificate Diploma (Polytechnic/Vocational)

Philippines

High School Diploma/Certificate of Graduation/Certificate of Graduation + 2 Years University or 2 Years Community College or 2 Years Technician Training Institute

Singapore

GCE A-Levels (2 subject passes)

South Africa

National Senior Certificate (Year12) Senior Certificate (Year 12) A Level 2 Passes International Baccalaureate Diploma

South Korea

General/Academic Senior High School Certificate/Diploma (Kodung Hakkyo Choreupchang)

Sri Lanka

​Sri Lankan GCE A-Level (3 passes) British GCE A-Level (2 passes)

Taiwan

Senior High School Diploma or Senior Vocational School Diploma

Thailand

Upper Secondary School (Matayom 6 or Certificate in Vocational School)

UK

GCE A-Levels (2 subject passes)

Venezuela

Educacion Media – Academic or Tecnico (Medio)

Vietnam

Diploma of General Education or Vocational Education Graduation Diploma or​ Vocational Training Diploma

​Zambia

ECZ (Year 12) – 4 passes (credit or higher) A Level (2 subject passes) or A level (1 A and 2 AS level passes)

Zimbabwe

A Level 2 passes or (1 A and 2 AS level passes) or International Baccalaureate Diploma

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Course Intake Dates

Year – 2018
January 15 Jan 2018
April 9 Apr 2018
July 2 Jul 2018
September 24 Sep 2018
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The English test must have been taken either within two years before the application is made or within two years before the grant of the visa.

Acceptable test scores

English language test providers Minimum test score Minimum test score where combined with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS Minimum test score where combined with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS

IELTS

5.5

5

4.5

TOEFL (paper based)

527

500

450

TOEFL (ibt)

46

35

32

CAE (Cambridge)

162

154

147

PTE-Academic

42

36

30

OET

PASS

 

*The TOEFL paper based test will only be accepted from limited countries.

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Argentina

Brazil

Belgium

Bulgaria

Canada

Chile

China

Columbia

Croatia

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Greece

Germany

Hong Kong

Hungary

Indonesia

Ireland

Italy

Japan

Luxembourg

Malaysia

Malta

Mexico

Nepal

Norway

Paraguay

Peru

Poland

Portugal

Saudi Arabia

Singapore

Slovenia

South Korea

Spain

Sri Lanka

Sweden

Thailand

Taiwan

Venezuela

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