In the ICT40418 – 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 access to CISCO Net Academy and CompTIA course materials for an opportunity to prepare Cisco CCNA or CompTIA A+ Certifications.
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.
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
- 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 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
Additional requirements for International Students
- Academic: Successful completion of Year 11, equivalent or a higher qualification. Check Australian Year 11 equivalence here.
- In some cases, NIT may accept you in this course if you have any other relevant qualifications and/or experience.
- 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.
NIT also accepts Occupational English Test (OET), TOEFL iBT, 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 4.5 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 the English language in Australia within the 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 the following countries: (See the 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 ICT40418 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking, students can pursue ICT50418 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)
: 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Before making an application to study at NIT Australia, you must read NIT Student Handbook, Fees and Refund Policy and Information for International Students.
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