ICT40415 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding
Cricos Code 090772K


This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to install and manage small-scale networks, either as an independent network support technician or as part of a team. You will develop your skills in the management of peer to peer and domain based local area networks as well as learn to install, administer, maintain and troubleshoot networks to meet the business needs of diverse clients.


This qualification could lead to employment as a Network Administrator, Network Manager, Network Operation Analyst, Network Operations Engineer, Network Operations Technician or Network Technician. You will gain employable skills but you will also be equipped with the knowledge to proceed into further education in this area. You might like to think about extending your skill set and undertaking the Diploma of Information Technology Networking.


ICT50415 Diploma of Information Technology Networking

Course Delivery

Traineeship or Classroom Delivery

Entry Requirements

Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

6 Months

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours
BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes 30
ICTICT401 Determine and confirm client business requirements 40
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment 40
ICTNWK401 Install and manage a server 40
ICTNWK402 Install and configure virtual machines for sustainable ICT 50
ICTNWK403 Manage network and data integrity 40
ICTNWK404 Install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network 60
ICTTEN416 Install, configure and test an internet protocol network 50
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours
ICTNWK408 Configure a desktop environment 40
ICTNWK409 Create scripts for networking 60
ICTNWK410 Install hardware to a network 40
ICTNWK411 Deploy software to networked computers 40
ICTNWK412 Create network documentation 40
ICTPRG401 Maintain open-source code programs 20
ICTPRG406 Apply introductory object-oriented language skills 60
ICTSAS426 Locate and troubleshoot ICT equipment, system and software faults 40
ICTTEN419 Implement and troubleshoot enterprise routers and switches 100

Course Assessment

  • Observation and oral questioning
  • Project
  • Practical task
  • Role play/Simulation
  • Knowledge based test
  • Written task
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $3,182
Concession $1,094
RPL Government Subsidised $1,582
RPL Concession $316
RPL Self-funded $2,373
Self-Funded $3,973

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
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Intake Campus Course Details
2019 January Mildura Campus Full Time, Part Time
2019 January Mildura Campus Part Time, Flexible/Online
2019 July Mildura Campus International, Full Time, Classroom Based