Information Technology

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An exciting future in information technology

Do you want to be on the cutting edge of technology? Do you enjoy problem solving? Studying IT you will learn to develop, manage and analyse a range of technologies. You’ll be ready for a career in an industry that’s growing fast. 

You could become a software developer, IT support engineer, network manager, business analyst, programmer or multimedia developer. Whether you’re creating strategies for network architecture or provide user support you’ll be a highly valued professional in the industry of today and tomorrow.

Sydney TAFE and your IT career

Sydney TAFE gives you the advantage whatever the stage of your career.

  • Leaving school? Develop foundation skills and get real world experience with support from highly regarded industry professionals
  • Launching your career? Get the certification you need to enter an industry that always needs the best people.
  • Time for a change? Choose the specialty that’s right for you and develop the networks you need to make your successful career change.

Flexible and fast-track options

Sydney TAFE can recognise your knowledge and life/work experience so you finish your qualification faster.

If you are already working in the industry and want to build on your career, you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) so you don’t have to study what you already know.

Sydney TAFE is always developing innovative ways to deliver its courses, including evening and online options.

From Sydney TAFE to a degree

Create your own pathway from a diploma-level course to a bachelor degree.

Some higher level IT courses offer credit transfer so you may be able to fast-track your degree after you finish your Sydney TAFE course.

You may gain credit towards a degree at:

  • University of Western Sydney
  • Southern Cross University
  • Charles Sturt University
  • University of Newcastle
  • University of Southern Queensland
  • Australian Catholic University.

Build new career skills

Sydney TAFE offers you the opportunity of adding value to your skill-set through other programs.

You may be interested in other Sydney TAFE career areas

  • Human Resources, WH&S and Training
  • Library and Information Services
  • Electrotechnology
  • Advertising, Marketing and PR
  • 3D Art and Animation
  • Photography
  • Graphic Design

Bachelor degree in Information Technology

Do you want the option to complete a bachelor degree from your studies? At Sydney TAFE the Diploma and Advanced Diplomas in Software Development and Networking articulate into a Bachelor of Information Technology from Federation University.

This degree is currently delivered at Petersham campus of Sydney TAFE.

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Information Technology courses and related careers

Sydney TAFE’s industry partnerships make sure your course is always up to date, and provide you with opportunities and contacts.

Industry facts sourced from: Service Skills Australia Environmental Scan 2014; Job Outlook, Australian Government Department of Employment; myfuture.gov.au

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