This undergraduate certificate will introduce you to networking and security and big data and analytics, whilst developing your IT problem solving skills, providing you with a foundation to pursue your desired IT career.
Upon successful completion, you have the option to continue onto our Bachelor of Information Technology with six months credit, where you will further develop strong communication and academic skills; both critical attributes for success in the IT sector. You will also explore programming skills to facilitate smooth communication with software developers, as well as web design, systems modelling and user experience.
Following graduation from the Bachelor of Information Technology, career outcomes include but are not limited to Application Developer, Software Engineer, IT Consultant, Network Manager, Hardware Technician, Programmer or Web Designer.
Sample structures are just one example of the many options available within your chosen course. Please contact Federation University for further information on available options.
Please note this is a sample structure only and is not to be used for enrolment purposes. To enrol, please refer to the information provided to you by Federation University for your individual program structure or view our enrolment information page.
To view current subject information and cost, click on the individual subject name below, or click here to view current subject information and cost for ALL subjects.
There are no formal prerequisites.
There are no formal prerequisites.
The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.
VTAC application: Yes
VTAC code: 3700811381 (On-line Learning)
Direct application: Yes
Federation University code: CD3
Fees are subject to change annually.
Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)
$3,975 estimated certificate tuition fee - commencing 2021
This Certificate is 0.5 EFTSL (equivalent full-time study load) or 60 credit points. 1 EFTSL or 120 credit points is equivalent to a standard year of full-time study.
The estimated certificate fees are indicative only. The tuition fees you pay will vary depending on the subjects you choose to study as each subject has its own credit point value and cost. The total cost will vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load and the time it takes to complete your course.
As a Commonwealth Supported Place student, you may be eligible to defer payment of your student contribution through the HECS-HELP loan scheme. Please visit our HECS-HELP webpage for further information.
Can your studies count towards a degree with us? Use our online Credit Search to get the details on completing your studies sooner.
Completion of this certificate may give you full credit for four courses in our Bachelor of Information Technology and partial credit in other degrees (subject to entry requirements).
Applicants are not permitted to defer admission into the program.
To help you get the most from your online learning experience, it's important that you own or have frequent access to a fast and reliable computer that's ideally not more than two years old.
You will also need frequent access to a reliable high-speed internet connection. You should expect to use approximately 5GB of data each month, per course, just for study use.
For further information, visit the Minimum IT requirements for studying online webpage.
A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.
The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.
All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.
CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909