- Price: $4000.00
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a variety of information
technology support roles. The qualification has a strong Information Communication Technology (ICT) base of 12 common core units with the potential for inclusion of a range of broader support, help desk and database units to suit particular needs.
Help Desk Stream
A person selecting this stream will acquire skills and knowledge to undertake technical, client or product
support and help desk activities that require a level of ICT technical expertise. This course develops skills in defining, diagnosing and rectifying users’ needs and problems related to the use of hardware and software, and with selection of network oriented electives could support a networked environment. It is the logical pathway from the ICA30105 Certificate III in IT Support stream.
Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns or Townsville and other regional areas throughout Queensland.
This course is structured through competency based training and assessment. Course duration is based on individual training requirements. 24 months for a full-time traineeship is an indication.
A range of pre-requisite units that contain the basic fundamentals of ICT knowledge and skills are required for
entry into this course.
Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) will find the outcomes of this qualification useful at a technical specialist support level. ICT support job roles apply across all industries.
- Computer Technician
- Help Desk
- Information Systems Operator
- Product Support Engineer
- Technical Support Representative/Specialist
- Customer Support
- Help Desk Analyst
- Network Support Technician
- System Administrator/Engineer/Support
- User Support Technician
- Technical Writer
- PC Support/Technician/Systems Coordinator
Further training may be sought in units listed in the Information Communications Technology Training Package.
Please contact your Axiom College Training Solutions Advisor for additional information.
Units of competency from Certificate level IV may provide articulation into higher level qualifications. Such articulation is subject to individual evaluation. The Certificate IV in Information Technology (Support) Help Desk provides logical entry into the Diploma of Information Technology (Systems Administration); or a pathway into Project Management or General.
This course has a rolling intake. Continuous enrolments allow students to commence training at any time.
This course may be delivered through a combination of online, class, workplace, self-paced and distance learning.
To attain the ICA40205 Certificate IV in Information Technology (Support) Help Desk 22 units must be achieved: Twelve (12) common core units; six (6) specialist core stream units; and four (4) elective units. Electives may be selected from AQF level III, IV and V. A maximum of 2 elective units may be chosen from AQF level III.
The following unist are prerequisites for this qualification as they contain the basic fundamentals of ICT knowledge and skills for all qualifications at Certificate III in IT and above.
- BSBCMN106A Follow workplace safety procedures
- ICAD2012A Design organisational documents using computing packages
- ICAU1128A Operate a personal computer
- ICAU2005A Operate computer hardware
- ICAU2006A Operate computing packages
- ICAU2013A Integrate commercial computing packages
- ICAU2231A Use computer operating system
- ICAW2001A Work effectively in an IT environment
- ICAW2002A Communicate in the workplace
Student must complete all core units (C) and a minimum of 4 elective units (E)