Qualification details

ICA40405 - Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking) (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 08/Jul/2010

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
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Is superseded by and equivalent to ICA40411 - Certificate IV in Information Technology NetworkingICA40405 core units updated and reduced. Removal of entry requirements and prerequisites. Qualification made more flexible. Elective units added and technical content updated. OUTCOMES DEEMED EQUIVALENT. 17/Jul/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBCMN304A - Contribute to personal skill development and learningContribute to personal skill development and learning N/A
ICAA4041C - Determine and confirm client business expectations and needsDetermine and confirm client business expectations and needs N/A
ICAB4220B - Create scripts for networkingCreate scripts for networking N/A
ICAB4225B - Automate processesAutomate processes N/A
ICAB4247A - Link an RFID system to a databaseLink an RFID system to a database N/A
ICAD4043B - Develop and present a feasibility reportDevelop and present a feasibility report N/A
ICAD4217B - Create technical documentationCreate technical documentation N/A
ICAI4029C - Install network hardware to a networkInstall network hardware to a network N/A
ICAI4030B - Install software to networked computersInstall software to networked computers N/A
ICAI4097C - Install and configure a networkInstall and configure a network N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 313100 Ict Support Technicians 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3294-11 Computing Support Technician 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0201 Computer Science 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Information Technology (Networking),Website and Database Development 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Network Manager,Network Administrator (IT) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 313100 Ict Support Technicians 08/Jul/2010 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3294-11 Computing Support Technician 08/Jul/2010 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0201 Computer Science 08/Jul/2010 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 08/Jul/2010 
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Modification History

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Description

Description 

This qualification develops skills and knowledge in the installation and management of simple networks and provides for an individual to be effective in network management either as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team.

The qualification has a number of logical relationships with vendor certifications for ICT networking technologies. The units ICAI4097C Install and configure a network  and ICAI4029C Install network hardware to a network  could be used as a conduit to deliver CISCO semester 1 training.

Job Roles 

A competent person could work as a network manager or administrator within an organisation.

Possible job titles include:

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Manager
  • Network Operations Analyst
  • Network Operations Engineer
  • Network Operations Technician
  • Network Technician

Prerequisite Requirements 

A number of units within this qualification have prerequisites. These are detailed as follows:

Code and Title 

Prerequisite units required 

ICAB4220B Create scripts for networking

ICAB4225B Automate processes

ICAB4247A Link an RFID system to a database

ICAB4136B Use structured query language to create database structures and manipulate data

ICAI4097C Install and configure a network

ICAI3101B Install and manage network protocols

ICAI4099B Build an intranet

ICAI3101B Install and manage network protocols

ICAS3120C Configure and administer a network operating system

ICAI4029C Install network hardware to a network

ICAI4188B Install and maintain a server

ICAI3101B Install and manage network protocols

ICAI3020B Install and optimise operating system software

ICAS3120C Configure and administer a network operating system

ICAI4244A Install and maintain an RFID system

ICAI3101B Install and manage network protocols

ICAI4029B Install network hardware to a network

ICAI4249A Implement and evaluate data security

ICAS3024B Provide basic system administration

ICAS4124B Monitor and administer network security

ICAI4251A Implement and evaluate network and telecommunication security

ICAS4119B Monitor and administer system security

ICAS4124B Monitor and administer network security

ICAS4124B Monitor and administer network security

ICAS3032B Provide network systems administration

ICAS4127B Support system software

ICAI3020B Install and optimise operating system software

This unit has prerequisite requirements. Section 1.6 provides further details.

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements 

The following units contain the basic fundamentals of ICT knowledge and skills for all qualifications at Certificate III in IT and above. These units or demonstrated equivalence are required for entry into this qualification:

BSBCMN106A Follow workplace safety procedures

ICAD2012B Design organisational documents using computing packages

ICAU1128B Operate a personal computer

ICAU2005B Operate computer hardware

ICAU2006B Operate computing packages

ICAU2013B Integrate commercial computing packages

ICAU2231B Use computer operating system

ICAW2001B Work effectively in an IT environment

ICAW2002B Communicate in the workplace

Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skills Summary 

ICA40405 Certificate IV in Information Technology  (Networking )

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills required for a Network Administrator. The Employability Skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.

Employability Skill 

Industry requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • writing skills for business, requiring depth in some areas, and analysis and evaluation of information in a defined range of areas (e.g. when hardware and asset recording documentation is completed in line with organisational requirements)

Teamwork

  • consulting with the work team to review proposed changes against current and future business requirements
  • establishing and improving work teams in an IT environment

Problem Solving

  • debugging code
  • solving network problems related to the installation of hardware, software and networks

Initiative and Enterprise

  • developing new criteria and procedures for performing current practices
  • identifying, analysing and evaluating information from a variety of sources

Planning and Organising

  • creating project plans to guide the development of systems methodologies
  • planning and designing an intranet
  • preparing feasibility reports taking into account the scope, time, cost, quality, communications and risk management

Self-management

  • taking responsibility for own output in relation to specified quality standards
  • working within the Australian Computer Society code of ethics regarding security, legal, moral and ethical issues

Learning

  • maintaining knowledge of tools and software applications and the goods and services provided
  • obtaining client evaluation and feedback
  • providing one-to-one instruction for clients and users

Technology

  • selecting and using software and hardware diagnostic tools, including multimedia contexts and automated testing environments

Packaging Rules

Qualification Structure 

To attain the ICA40405 Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking) 20 units must be achieved:

  • 16 core units; plus
  • 4 elective units

Achieve 16 Core Units 

Core 

BSBCMN304A Contribute to personal skill development and learning

ICAA4041C Determine and confirm client business expectations and needs

ICAB4220B Create scripts for networking

ICAB4225B Automate processes

ICAD4043B Develop and present a feasibility report

ICAD4217B Create technical documentation

ICAI4029C Install network hardware to a network

ICAI4030B Install software to networked computers

ICAI4097C Install and configure a network

ICAI4099B Build an intranet

ICAI4188B Install and maintain a server

ICAS4124B Monitor and administer network security

ICAS4127B Support system software

ICAT4221B Locate equipment, system and software faults

ICAW4214B Maintain ethical conduct

PSPPM402B Manage simple projects

Achieve 2 Elective Units Chosen from the Following Sources  (Listed in Recommended Order )

  • electives listed below; and/or
  • ICA05 Information and Communications Technology Training Package  (at Certificate III [maximum of 2 units], Certificate IV or Diploma); and/or
  • BSB07 Business Services Training Package (at Certificate IV or Diploma)

Achieve 2 Elective Units Chosen from the Following Sources  (Listed in Recommended Order )

  • any other Training Package (at Certificate IV or Diploma) based on documented industry or enterprise needs; and/or
  • electives listed below

Electives 

ICAI4244A Install and maintain an RFID system

ICAI4249A Implement and evaluate data security

ICAI4251A Implement and evaluate network and telecommunication security

ICAB4247A Link an RFID system to a database

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