ICT40418 Certificate IV in Information Technology

Post school students are enrolled who have an interest in Information Technology, Networking, virtualisation and security. Most have skill sets at Certificate III or early Certificate IV and wish to attain formal qualifications and to follow a pathway to higher qualifications such as Certificate IV and Diploma in IT. Students are required to indicate the highest level qualification held prior to the commencement of the course in their enrolment.

The qualification is delivered with underpinning industry vendor qualifications training in one or more of IT Essentials, CCNA Routing and Switching, Microsoft MTA, MCSA and VMWare VCP.

On successful completion of this course students will qualify for ICT40418 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking.

Career opportunities/vocational outcomes: Information Technology technician or junior network engineer. Further studies in Network Security can also be options to follow.

 Articulation: With ICT40418 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking qualification a student may qualify for an improved position in higher Information Technology courses such as 22519VIC Certificate IV in Integrated Technologies, and at ICT50418 Diploma in Networking.

 Further education: 22519VIC Certificate IV in Integrated Technologies, ICT50418 Diploma in Networking

  • Outstanding facilities including 2 dedicated rooms with Cisco laboratory sub-network with two router labs, 27 modern computers.
  • Blended learning delivery 24/7 online course access
  • Powerful production network with Cisco backbone
  • Fully qualified staff members
  • Web access to the curriculum
  • Flexible classroom and online delivery
  • Easy access via public transport


This course will be delivered over two years at Ringwood Training on Wednesdays 1:30pm to 5:00pm

Post School

This program is delivered over a period of 28  to 45 weeks depending on time commitment and effort .

 Classes operate on the following days and times 45 weeks per year:

Monday  9:30am to 7pm

9.5 hrs

Tuesday  10am to 8:30pm

10.5 hrs

Wednesday  12 noon to 8:30 pm

8.5 hrs

Thursday  10am to 7 pm

9 hrs


37.5 hrs

 Students can attend any and every session and work according to other commitments such as employment or family arrangements.

Entry requirements: There is no minimum formal educational requirements for this course. Industry or personal experience, interest and passion for using and working with computers and networks is desirable. Applicants must be 15 at January 1 of the year of the course.

This course is made up of 17 units with a large elective range as outlined below. Electives will be chosen based on consultation with the learner upon development of the training plan.

BSBWHS309 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)
ICTNWK420 Install and configure virtual machines(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)

Cisco Elective Group
ICTNWK405 Build a small wireless local area network (20)
ICTTEN417 Install, configure and test a router (60)
ICTTEN419 Implement and troubleshoot enterprise routers and switches (100)
ICTTEN420 Design, install and configure an internetwork (100)
ICTTEN513 Install, configure and test a local area network switch (60)
ICTNWK408 Configure a Desktop environment (40)
ICTNWK410 Install hardware to a network (40)
ICTNWK419 Identify and use current virtulisation technologies (40)
ICTICT423 Select cloud storage strategies (40)

Non-Cisco Elective Group
ICTNWK411 Deploy software to networked computers (40)
ICTNWK419 Identify and use current virtulisation technologies (40)
ICTICT423 Select cloud storage strategies (40)
ICTNWK409 Create scripts for networking (60)
ICTNWK412 Create network documentation (40)
ICTPMG401 Support small scale ICT projects (60)
ICTTEN417 Install, configure and test a router (60)
ICTICT427 Identify, evaluate and apply current industry-specific technologies to meet industry standards (60)
ICTNWK406 Install, configure and test network security (50)


Contact Ringwood Training directly to obtain an enrolment pack. This can be done by visiting reception between 8am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday or emailing [email protected]

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