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Certificate IV in Systems Analysis and Design

  • Qualification:

    Certificate IV

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Upskilled (RTO 40374)

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learn

About this course

The Certificate IV in Systems Analysis and Design (ICT40715) course offered by Upskilled will give you the IT skills and training to be able to analyse and redesign existing systems to meet client needs and wants.

Studying this certificate course, you will learn how to review client business requirements and facilitate technical design to meet them.


Anyone can apply, however, it is recommended you use one of the following preferred pathways:

  • Have completed a Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology or other relevant qualifications; OR
  • Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in an ICT support role

Areas of study

In this IT course, the subjects you will study include:

  • ICTICT418 - Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • ICTPRG405 - Automate processes
  • ICTICT403 - Apply software development methodologies
  • ICTICT401 - Determine and confirm client business requirements
  • ICTSAD401 - Develop and present feasibility reports
  • ICTICT405 - Develop detailed technical design
  • BSBSUS401 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • ICTICT402 - Determine project specifications and secure client agreement
  • ICTPRG404 - Test applications
  • ICTDBS401 - Identify physical database requirements
  • ICTICT408 - Create technical documentation
  • ICTPMG401 - Support small scale ICT projects
  • ICTICT412 - Coordinate and maintain ICT work teams
  • ICTDBS502 - Design a database
  • ICTICT416 - Contribute to the development of strategic plans
  • ICTDBS402 - Complete database backup and restore
  • BSBCRT401 - Articulate, present and debate ideas
  • ICTPRG412 - Configure and maintain databases
  • BSBWOR301 - Organise personal work priorities and development
  • ICTDBS412 - Build a database
  • ICTICT413 - Relate to clients on a business level
  • ICTICT411 - Select and employ software and hardware testing tools

Upskilled may make changes to this course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or meet other regulatory requirements.

Upskilled is a leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that delivers innovative, effective and efficient vocational education, training and short courses for working professionals, job seekers and school leavers. As one of the largest RTOs in Australia, Upskilled partners with businesses and career-minded individuals to achieve amazing outcomes. Choose from over 100 qualifications across more than 20 disciplines and start chasing your dream career today. With Upskilled, you're qualifying for tomorrow!
As a student of Upskilled you will have access to continued support, advice and guidance from your online trainer via phone or email. Your trainer will give you valuable feedback on your assessments and help you with your course material. Additional support with your study is also available during out-of-work hours via phone or Skype.

Career outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Systems Analysis and Design (ICT40715) from Upskilled.

You will have the education and training to qualify for a junior business or systems analysis and design position.

Curious about where a career in IT could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Systems Designer
  • IT Support Analyst
  • IT Designer
  • Systems Support Analyst
  • Operation Support Analyst
  • Technical Support Analyst

Payment options & support

Finance options

Upskilled offers a choice of two convenient payment options to help make studying more affordable:

Option 1 - Save 15% when you pay upfront
Total course cost: $3,270

Option 2 - 24-month interest free payment plan.
No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $38 a week!

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