Charles Darwin University

Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology - ICT41015

Charles Darwin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to install and administer simple networks, servers, and client desktop deployments either as an independent information and communications technology (ICT) specialist or as part of a team.Licensing/Regulatory InformationNo licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 20 units: 12 core
  • 8 elective


  • Install and manage a server
  • Support small scale ICT projects
  • Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network
  • Apply introductory object-oriented language skills
  • Configure a desktop environment
  • Determine and confirm client business requirements
  • Select cloud storage strategies
  • Build a small wireless local area network
  • Use hand and power tools
  • Develop mobile applications
  • Locate and troubleshoot ICT equipment, system and software faults
  • Create technical documentation
  • Coordinate and maintain ICT work teams
  • Manage network and data integrity
  • Identify and use current virtualisation technologies
  • Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
  • Identify, evaluate and apply current industry-specific technologies to meet industry standards
  • Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages
  • Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
  • Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • Provide first-level remote help desk support
  • Install and configure client-server applications and services
  • Apply structured query language to extract and manipulate data
  • Produce server-side script for dynamic web pages
  • Develop detailed technical design
  • Apply introductory programming skills in another language
  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Create a markup language document to specification
  • Configure and troubleshoot operating system software
  • Connect, maintain and configure hardware components
  • Articulate, present and debate ideas
  • Install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network
  • Provide one-to-one instruction
  • Install, configure and test an internet protocol network
  • Install, configure and test a router
  • Install and configure virtual machines for sustainable ICT
  • Design simple web page layouts

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