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Launch yourself into the world of IT
When you complete the Certificate IV in Information Technology you will gain career enhancing knowledge and skills to support a wide range of information technology fields. You will be an attractive applicant for in-demand IT roles such as ICT systems support or a network support technician.
Gain these skills:
- hardware systems
- server installation
- desktop management
- small business networking
- cyber security
Dual qualification: this course is offered as a dual qualification with ICT41015 Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology which saves time, effort and money. Ask for details on how two awards may be achieved in the one semester.
The Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology is a WA Priority Skills course so lower tuition fees apply and employment prospects are higher.
Campus specialist facilities
The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) at Thornlie campus provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.
Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) at Murdoch provides a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring. The TCSOC provides a multi-campus centre based in Murdoch with ‘nodes’ at Thornlie and Rockingham campuses in order for all IT students to experience this leading edge training.
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This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2021 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee), capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.
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Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.
To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.
- Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology
- Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology
- Certificate IV in Information Technology
South Metropolitan TAFE has many further study opportunities available.
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