The Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking program is for anyone seeking to commence or advance a career in IT systems administration and networking. The program teaches essential network and server support skills, and the project management skills required to implement these technologies. Students should learn how to build and maintain computer servers, and networks. This course is available to students in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and online.
The program allows graduates to attain internationally recognized credentials by providing the training for these within the curriculum. The industry certifications taught are Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows 8 Client and Server 2012, and Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA). The training prepares students to take the respective certification exams.
The training is delivered via instructor-led classroom training and online eLearning. Students will access a number of high quality online learning environments including video and interactive audio-visual environments. Students will be awarded the qualification on successful completion of all the assessment activities in the course.
A number of subjects included in this course cover the training requirements for specific industry certification programs. Successful completion of such a subject does not on its own entitles a student to the related certification. External certification exams must be passed in order to obtain the respective certification. Fees will be charged by the certifying authorities. Information about how to obtain these certifications will be provided by the course instructors. While students are encouraged to obtain the related certifications, these are not required to successfully complete the course and be granted the associated academic award.
Section 1: IT Fundamentals
- Safe and Sustainable IT Practices 6 Weeks
- Networking Fundamentals 3 Weeks
Section 2: Networking Fundamentals & Project Management
- CCNA Certification Training 6 Weeks
- Installing & Configuring Windows 8.1 6 Weeks
- Installing & Configuring Windows Server 2012 6 Weeks
- Project Management 3 Weeks
- Project 6 Weeks
Language Proficiency: Native English or IELTS 5.5
- Australian Year 12 or equivalent
- Diploma and Advanced Diploma Courses require the prerequisite of Certificate IV Course.