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AIICT announces new ICT40120 - Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking)

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The Australian Institute of ICT (AIICT) has today announced a new ICT40120 - Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking). AIICT is a start-up launched in 2019 by DDLS, one of Australia’s largest providers of corporate IT and cybersecurity training, and Microsoft Gold Learning Partner.

The course is designed for individuals who aspire to work in ICT administrator or technician roles, or those currently in entry-level roles who want to formalise the experience and on-the-job skills they have developed.

The certificate provides a solid base of knowledge to equip students for a broad range of roles within the ICT industry. The course covers some of the most in-demand ICT skills, such as networking and cyber security, which are an ideal starting point for any individual looking to enter the ICT industry.

By achieving the certificate, students will become proficient in implementing information systems and software including Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating Systems, Microsoft Server Operating Systems and Virtualisation Platforms.

“AIICT aims to provide the most contemporary, relevant, and future-focused skills for students to succeed. When the demand for skilled ICT professionals skyrocketed even further this year as organisations transitioned to remote working, AIICT wanted to address this shortage by providing more opportunities for organisations to upskill their staff”, said Jon Lang, CEO of DDLS.

“If we are going to fix Australia’s critical skills shortages in ICT and encourage more professionals into the field, it is crucial that professionals have access to flexible, quality online training programs, which they can structure around their lives”, added Lang.

Key learning outcomes of the course include:

  • Develop strategies and apply critical thinking to work processes
  • Install, manage and configure virtual environments
  • Maintain the security and integrity of an organisation’s networks and system
  • Create, maintain and troubleshoot networks for an organisation
  • Identify and respond to cyber security threats and incidents
  • Develop and action Cyber Security response plans

The course is delivered online over the duration of 12 months, and contains 20 units structured into four major streams of learning, including ICT Essentials; Supporting Clients and Data; Networking and Security; and Cyber Security Incident Handling.

Some of the specific career opportunities associated with the Certificate IV include Network Technicians, Help Desk Support members, Computer Network Professionals and Network Administrators.

AIICT operates using a unique self-paced course schedule, which is not bound by the traditional academic structures of terms and semesters. The flexible learning options allow students to build an online learning schedule around their life, and start studying at any time that suits them.

Download the full ICT40120 - Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking) course guide here.

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About AIICT

The Australian Institute of ICT (AIICT) is a trading name of Everthought College of Construction (RTO No. 51681) and is a start-up launched by DDLS, Australia’s largest provider of vendor-certified cybersecurity and ICT training in Australia. Launched in 2019, AIICT was designed to provide those in the ICT and cybersecurity industries, or those looking to enter the industries with the most contemporary, relevant, and future-focused skills needed to succeed. As an operational division of DDLS, and Trading Under Everthought College of Construction, AIICT aims to provide online, self-paced, and nationally accredited cybersecurity and ICT training, leveraging the experience, skills and knowledge DDLS has accumulated as leaders in this industry for more than 30 years. The training is delivered via the Moodle LMS platform and leverages world-renowned content from CompTIA, Skillsoft, Microsoft and LinkedIn Learning.

About DDLS

DDLS is Australia’s largest provider of corporate IT and process training and Australia’s number one cybersecurity training provider. We partner with world-class companies to help organisations and individuals in the IT industry remain up-to-date with new processes, technology and platforms to reduce risk and enable efficient business practices. DDLS promotes a balanced approach to training with a focus on the key areas of Technology, Process and People. We provide extensive training options tailored to your organisation’s needs – from vendor-certified courses to customised training, including bespoke in-house developed courses.