Business and ICT

ICT40115 Certificate IV in Information Technology

ICT40115 Certificate IV in Information Technology is part of the Information and Communications Technology Training Package. It provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of ICT fields at Certificate IV level. The qualification has a strong core ICT base sharing the same core competencies as several other ICT qualifications of the same level. Depending on the stream chosen, this qualification offers pathways into a number of ICT qualifications at Diploma level.

Small to Medium Enterprises will find the contents of this qualification useful at a technical specialist support level.

It has 5 specialist streams (both core and elective) which enable maximum choice and flexibility to suit enterprise needs. Selection of units from at least 3 of the specialist streams are required to complete this qualification. The streams are:

  • Networking
  • Programming
  • IT Support
  • Web Design and Development
  • Digital Games
  • Digital Media Technologies
  • Project Management

ICT40115 Certificate IV in Information Technology provides computing and employment skills that enable participation in an information technology environment in any industry.

Career Opportunities

Graduates exiting this qualification will be likely to secure employment in an ICT ‘generalist’ role with useful skills and knowledge across several of the specialist streams.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Computer technician
  • Customer support
  • Customer support professional
  • Information systems operator
  • PC support
  • Systems administrator
  • Systems support
  • Technical support
  • User support technician
  • Network operations technician

TasTAFE can undertake training and assessments for traineeships, and
Workplace assessment (recognition) and/or training can be undertaken on a commercial basis.

Location, dates and times

Campbell Street Campus

  • Next Intake:   Semester 2, 2020
  • Call 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Launceston Campus

  • Next Intake:  Semester 2,  2020
  • Call 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Learning Options

Depending on your needs, learning may be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both.

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.

Assessment may include:

      • Questions
      • Observation
      • Tasks/Projects
      • Portfolio

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

What will I need to bring?

      • USB storage for in class work.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


ICT40115 Certificate IV in Information Technology.


Pre-requisite:  ICT30115 – Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology or equivalent skills and appropriate evidence

Qualification Requirements

To attain ICT40115 – Certificate IV in Information Technology, 20 units must be achieved – 5 core and 15 electives.

Electives: select 15 units from at least 3 of the following streams

      • Networking
      • Programming
      • IT Support
      • Web Design
      • Project Management

A full list of specialist stream units and electives are available from the delivery team.  Elective Streams offered at each campus may vary.

Please note: some units have pre-requisites and not all units are available in all regions.


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