UEE40120 Certificate IV in Computer Systems

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.

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 UEE40120 Certificate IV in Computer Systems.

Career opportunities/vocational outcomes: Information Technology network technician,  network operations support or general network support.  

 Articulation: With UEE40120 Certificate IV in Computer Systems  qualification a student may qualify for an improved position in higher Information Technology courses such as 22519VIC Certificate IV in Integrated Technologies and UEE50120 Diploma in Computer Systems Engineering.

 Further education: 22519VIC Certificate IV in Integrated Technologies, ICT50220 Diploma in Information Technology, UEE50120 Diploma in Computer Systems Engineering.

  • 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

Post School

This program is delivered over a period of 12 months 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
Total 37.5 hrs

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

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 23 units;

A total of 1280 weighting points comprising

13 core units (600 points) and elective units (680 points) as per:

  • Group A – between 0 and 220 weighting points (220 points taken)
  • Group B – between 0 and 500 weighting points (60 points taken)
  • Group C – between 180 and 680 weighting points (400 points taken)



Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace (20)


Compile and produce and energy sector detailed report (60)


Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work *(20)


Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components * (40)


Implement and monitor energy sector WHS policies and procedures (20)


Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan (20)


Solve problems in ELV single path circuits * (40)


Assemble, set up and test computing devices *(80)


Install and configure a client computer operating system sand software (40)


Set up and configure basic local area network (LAN)* (80)


Support computer hardware and software for engineering applications (120)


Use engineering applications software on personal computers (40)


Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures (20)



Implement and troubleshoot enterprise routers and switches (100)


Apply advanced routing protocols to network design (80)


Maintain documentation (20)


Deliver a service to customers (20)


Assemble electronic components * (40)


Select electronic components for assembly * (20)


Develop computer network services * (120)


Install and administer UNIX/LINUX-based networked computers (80)


Install and configure network systems for internetworking *(120)


Integrate multiple computer operating systems on a client server local area network (80)

NB: * indicates UEECD0007 prerequistie unit of competency required. 

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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