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Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking

ICT40415

  • Gain the skills to install & manage small scale networks with this Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking (ICT40415)
  • No entry requirements
  • Study online, when & where it suits you

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At a glance

Study mode

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Online

Provider

OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Career Opportunities
Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Prerequisites

None

Location

Online

Course length
Self-paced (e.g. 18 hrs a week = finish in 12 months, 13 hrs a week = finish in 18 months). Complete within 18 months.
Study mode

Online


Online

Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.

Blended

Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.

In-class

Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.

Assessment
Online assessments
Start date

Enrol anytime.

Provider
OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)

TAFE NSW - OTEN - Open Training and Education Network (RTO 90004) is the largest online TAFE provider in Australia.

You can study OTEN’s accredited online TAFE courses at your own pace, and start anytime.

OTEN’s flexible courses are developed in consultation with relevant industry groups – to ensure you build the skills that are valued by employers.

TAFE NSW - Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004) trading as Open Training & Education Network

Price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including whether you are an Australian resident or your chosen payment option. To find out more, contact the course provider.

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Installing, configuring and managing servers and network operating systems
  • Deploying software to workstations over the network
  • Configuring a router
  • Troubleshooting network problems

Resources required

Hardware:
  • A PC with at least 4GB RAM
  • Administrator rights to the operating system

Software:

Course structure

17 units

Cluster 1 Green ICT

  1. ICTNWK402 - Install & configure virtual machines for sustainable ICT


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement virtualisation technologies with the goal of providing a more sustainable information and communications technology (ICT) environment.

  2. ICTSUS402- Install & test power saving hardware


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to install and test power saving hardware components in servers, motherboards and other networking equipment installed in ICT applications.

  3. ICTSUS403 - Install & test power management software


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to install and test power management software in network elements.

Cluster 2 Windows server

  1. ICTNWK401 - Install & manage a server


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to install and manage a server. Server management includes initial configuration and testing, ongoing administration, software distribution and updates, profiling and monitoring servers, and troubleshooting.

  2. ICTNWK403 - Manage network & data integrity


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead the development of asset protection processes, determining threats and implementing controls to mitigate risk.

  3. ICTNWK411 - Deploy software to networked computers


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, manage and support the installation of new or upgraded software to networked computers according to vendor and organisation specifications.

Cluster 3 Network infrastructure

  1. ICTNWK404 - Install, operate & troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to utilise networking fundamentals, including wide area network (WAN) technologies, basic security, routing and switching fundamentals, and to configure simple networks.

  2. ICTNWK405 - Build a small wireless local area network


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to build and arrange connectivity to a single zone wireless local area network (WLAN).

  3. ICTNWK410 - Install hardware to a network


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, manage and install new hardware components in a network.

  4. ICTTEN416 - Install, configure & test an internet protocol network


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to carry out the installation of network hardware and software, initial configuration according to organisational requirements and testing of an internet protocol (IP) network. This may be part of the upgrade of an existing network or the implementation of a new network.

  5. ICTTEN417 - Install, configure & test a router


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to undertake router installation and configuration as part of the upgrade in an existing network or the implementation of a new network.

  6. ICTTEN420 - Design, install & configure an internetwork


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design, install and configure an enterprise local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) internetwork. It involves testing and troubleshooting an internetwork.

Cluster 4 Client management

  1. ICTICT401 - Determine & confirm client business requirements


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine client business system requirements and verify the accuracy of the information gathered.

  2. ICTSAD401 - Develop & present feasibility reports


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research and analyse potential system solutions and present a feasibility report to the client.

Cluster 5 ICT workplace

  1. BSBWHS304 - Participate effectively in WHS communication & consultation processes


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to participate in work health and safety (WHS) communication and consultation processes.

  2. BSBWOR404 - Develop work priorities


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to monitor and obtain feedback on own work performance and access learning opportunities for professional development.

  3. ICTICT418 - Contribute to copyright, ethics & privacy in an ICT environment


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain professional and ethical conduct, as well as to ensure that personal information of stakeholders is handled in a confidential and professional manner when dealing with stakeholders in an information and communications technology (ICT) environment.

Support and delivery

Studying online explained

When you study online with OTEN, you can:

  • Study from anywhere, when it suits you best.
  • Graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Get comprehensive support from teachers via phone and email.
  • Access course materials online.
  • Interact with teachers and fellow students via platforms like virtual classrooms, forums and video calls.

OTEN's online courses can also be referred to as distance education. Some hard-copy course materials and assessments may be accessed or submitted via post.

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