National Provider Code: 91798

+ CompTIA A+ Certification Pathways

+ CompTIA Network+ Pathways

+ Credit towards Microsoft’s Configuring Windows 8 exam

Student Entry Requirements

To do this course a student must possess or do the following;

  • Completion of a year 12 certificate or equivalent
  • Must be 18 years old or over
  • Must complete an LLN Assessment with a minimum result of Exit Level 2. Your assessment result will be kept on file for a minimum of 5 years.
  • Must have access to a computer with internet access

Tuition Fee: $7,310

Mode of Payment

Students have the option of:

  • Upfront Payment
  • An installment arrangement

Mode of Study

Face to Face


1 year for full time studies, 2 years for part-time studies

Credit Transfer or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

For any Credit Transfer or RPL, please contact

Pathways into this qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
  • after completing ICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology, or other relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core of ICT30115 or
  • With demonstrated paid or unpaid vocational experience in a range of work environments in a network support role, including administrator, manager, operations analyst, operations engineer/technician, or technician.

To present qualifications obtained overseas, a prospective student must submit  an official acknowledgement of an equivalent qualification from a relevant organisation, please click here for more information.

Pathways into Future qualifications

Preferred pathways for candidates considering future qualifications include:

  • After completing the ICT40415 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking, or other relevant qualifications, students can enrol in to the ICT50415 Diploma of Information Technology Networking
  • Merage Global Institute Of Technology – 91798 has approved articulation arrangements with Southern Cross University (SCU), recognising the learning students complete within ICT40415 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking for entry into the first or second year of a related SCU course, with maximum credit for prior learning. Read more here.

Course Structure and Competency Units

To complete ICT40415 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking, students need to complete 17 units of competency.

  • 8 Core Units of Competency
  • 9 Elective Units of Competency
  • Total of 17 units of competency

Units of Competency  

Students will need satisfactorily complete the following units to achieve the ICT40415 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking. These are not listed in any particular order.

Code Core Units
BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultative processes
ICTICT401 Determine and confirm client business requirements
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an IT environment
ICTNWK401 Install and manage a server
ICTNWK402 Install and configure virtual machines for sustainable ICT
ICTNWK403 Manage network and data integrity
ICTNWK404 Install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network
ICTTEN416 Install, configure and test an internet protocol network
Code Elective Units
ICTNWK407 Install and configure client/server applications and services
ICTNWK405 Build a small wireless local area network
ICTNWK406 Install, configure and test network security
ICTNWK411 Deploy software to network Computer
ICTICT408 Create technical documentation
ICTNWK410 Install hardware to a network
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities
ICTNWK408 Configure a desktop environment

Assessment Method

Sample Assessment method that may be used but not limited to:

  • Written Assessment
  • Lab observation task
  • Practical Task
  • Project/Report

 Vocational Outcomes/Job Roles

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to install and manage small scale networks, either as an independent network support technician or as part of a team. Detailed information on the employability skills gained during this certification is available online here.

Network support career opportunities and possible job titles relevant to this qualifications include:

  • Network support
  • Network operation support
  • Network operation technicians
  • Network technicians
  • Network support technicians
  • Help desk support