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IT Career Starter Collection

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Learn the basics of how to become an IT professional. This collection equips you with the skills needed to launch your IT career and introduces you to subjects that will help you identify which career pathway to go down. With industry-recognised qualif...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes IT professional
Learning People -  Course

Certificate III in Information Technology ICT30120

Are you interested in the IT field but lack experience? The ICT30120 – Certificate III in Information Technology is a qualification that can help you develop the foundational skills needed to start an exciting career in the IT industry, either as...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Systems Administrator +1
Upskilled -  Course
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Certificate IV in Information Technology (Programming) ICT40120

Have a knack for coding? Our ICT40120 – Certificate IV in Information Technology (Programming) will have you exploring programming languages, mobile applications and database creation. This qualification will help you feel prepared in pursuing ju...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Software Developer +1
Upskilled -  Course

Azure Solutions Architect – Design Microsoft AZ-301

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

This course is a combination of four courses to help you prepare for Microsoft’s Azure Solutions Architect certification exam AZ-301: Azure Solutions Architect – Design. During this course, you will master the skills needed to design solutions that run...

Study Method Virtual
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes IT Consultant
DDLS -  Course

Diploma of Information Technology ICT50220

Want to learn both front-end and back-end web development? Maybe you want to improve your qualifications for future employment? Monarch’s Diploma of Information Technology course will arm you with the knowledge and skills to achieve your goals. You’ll...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Analyst programmer support +11
Monarch Institute -  Course

CompTIA CASP

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

If you’re looking to learn critical thinking across a wide spectrum of security disciplines to propose and implement solutions mapped to enterprise drivers, then the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner certification is for you. The CompTIA CASP+ (Co...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes IT Consultant
Learning People -  Course

Bachelor of Applied Information Technology SBAIO

This course provides an excellent, generalist education in information technology (IT), and the opportunity to explore focus areas in information systems, software development, computer networks, and web development. The learning structure enables you...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Systems Analyst +5
La Trobe University -  Course

Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Microsoft MS-900T01

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

This course provides foundational knowledge on the considerations and benefits of adopting cloud services and the Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud model, with a specific focus on Microsoft 365 cloud service offerings. You will begin by learning about...

Study Method Virtual
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes IT Consultant
DDLS -  Course

Querying Data with Transact-SQL Microsoft 20761

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

This course is designed to introduce students to Transact-SQL. It is designed in such a way that the first three days can be taught as a course to students requiring the knowledge for other courses in the SQL Server curriculum. Days 4 & 5 teach the...

Study Method Virtual
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes IT Consultant +1
DDLS -  Course

Developing AI Strategy

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has come a long way from the ‘expert systems’ of the 1980s. Forget about Skynet and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Today’s neural networks and machine learning algorithms are more likely to drive an autonomous car, analyse property...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes IT Consultant
RMIT Online -  Course
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SharePoint Online Power User Microsoft 55215

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

This course delivers the complete site owner story from start to finish in an engaging and practical way to ensure you have the confidence to plan and create new sites or manage your existing sites in SharePoint Online. Your goal is to learn how to mak...

Study Method Virtual
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes IT Consultant
DDLS -  Course

Microsoft Azure Security Technologies Microsoft AZ-500T00

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

In this four-day course, students will gain the knowledge and skills needed to implement security controls, maintain the security posture, and identify and remediation of vulnerabilities by using a variety of security tools. The course covers configuri...

Study Method Virtual
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Software Engineer +1
DDLS -  Course

Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking) ICT40120

Our ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology provides a solid base of knowledge and highly regarded skills to equip you for a broad range of IT roles. You will become proficient in configuring, securing and testing networks and servers, in add...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Network Administrator +2
Australian Institute of ICT -  Course
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Certificate in III Information Technology Focus on Basic Cloud Computing ICT30120

If you want to learn the basics of cloud computing but are also keen to explore the general areas of ICT, our ICT30120 – Certificate III in Information Technology – Focus on Basic Cloud Computing is a great foundational course if you have l...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Software Engineer +1
Upskilled -  Course
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Code+ Full Stack Software Development Package

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Code+ Full Stack Software Development package is the most compelling career-ready coding package to rival anything else on the market. No prior coding experience is needed as Code+ takes you from novice to pro. Code+ is so much more than a course – it’...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Full Stack Software Develope... +3
Learning People -  Course

Certificate III in Information Technology Focus on Web Development ICT30120

Our ICT30120 – Certificate III in Information Technology – Focus on Web Development is a qualification that can provide you with the training across the ICT fundamentals and to explore some electives in web development. If you decide to go...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Web Developer +1
Upskilled -  Course

Full Stack Web Developer

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

If you have a desire to become a web developer and want to learn web design, SQL, HTML, Python and web applications, this is the course for you. Become a coder with this full stack web development IT course from the Code Institute. Our dedicated Career...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Junior Web Developer
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AWS Cloud Collection

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) are the market leader in Cloud services. Our AWS Cloud collection will give you the full grounding, knowledge and industry recognised certifications needed to enter the cloud job market as an AWS specialist, from where you can...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes AWS Engineer +4
Learning People -  Course

Supporting and Troubleshooting Windows 10 Microsoft 10982

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to support and troubleshoot Windows 10 PCs and devices in a Windows Server domain environment. These skills include an understanding of Windows 10 features, how they can...

Study Method Virtual
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes IT Consultant
DDLS -  Course

Python

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Gain an understanding of a wide range of interrelated topics such as working with complex data types or hashing and encryption algorithms. Become an expert python developer with this expansive learning pathway. The dedicated modules will take you from...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes IT Consultant +1
Learning People -  Course

IT Courses

IT is one of Australia‘s fastest-growing industries. Technology is quickly becoming critical to the management of all business operations so, more and more employees are looking for IT specialists.

There are multiple career opportunities within the IT industry, from cloud computing specialists to data science professionals. By completing a relevant IT course provided by an RTO or private provider, you can develop a valuable skill set that will see you be on your way to an exciting career in one of Australia‘s most dynamic industries.

What is IT?

IT, or information technology, is concerned with the storage, transmission, retrieval, protection, and manipulation of electronic data, along with creating, operating, and maintaining the necessary hardware, software, and peripherals.

IT also encompasses a broad range of highly specialised computer science fields, including software engineering, cyber security, web development, software development

IT career outcomes

The IT industry is hard to define due to the diversity in roles, responsibilities and sectors within which you can find IT professionals. The following are just some of the many jobs available in the IT industry:

Job outlook for IT in Australia

Australia’s IT industry has strong employment growth, particularly in the areas of:

  • ICT security
  • System analytics
  • IT support services  
  • Data and systems administration

Most IT professionals work full-time, however, part-time opportunities are also available. Jobs are available right across the country, particularly in the states of New South Wales and Victoria. 

The average salary of an IT professional varies depending on the specialisation and position of authority. An ICT manager, for example, earns an average of $143,832, while an ICT support technician earns an average of $77,584.

IT training and education

As the IT industry is quickly developing, so too are the technical skills required of IT professionals. From big data management to IT security to developing a thorough knowledge of Cisco systems, there’s an information technology course available to your study area of interest. 

Certificate IV

There are multiple study options available to you, depending on your career goals, the most common one being a Certificate IV qualification. 

Most Certificate IV qualifications allow students to specialise in a specific area of IT, such as programming, web development, software development or networking. Upon completion, you will be ready to move into a full-time professional role within your chosen area of specialisation.

They are approximately 18 months in length of full-time study and have no entry requirements. 

Other qualification options include:

  • Certificate III
  • Short courses
  • Bachelor of information technology
  • Graduate certificates
  • Postgraduate degrees

No matter where you’d like to go with your IT skills, you’ll find a course to suit your needs and wants. 

Is a course in IT right for you?

An IT course is the perfect next step for anyone looking to start a career in IT or upskill in their current career. Most IT courses are available via online learning methods. Online courses allow for flexible, self-paced learning,  giving you more flexibility to the student. 

Are you ready to give your IT skills a serious boost this year? If so, there has never been a better time to do so. 

Enquire about one of our IT courses today and take the next step in your IT career today!

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