Information and Communication Technology

Information and Communication Technology

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Smartphones, tablets, the internet of things (IoT) and Wi-Fi are all part of the booming digital economy, so get on board and gain your expertise in all things internet and computer-related. Specialise in vital cyber security knowledge, learn how to build websites and develop apps or focus on network engineering or telecommunications. The options are wide in this $100 billion in-demand industry.

Computer Systems

If you love to figure out how things work, a computer systems course is a great place to further your career in IT. Learn the latest software, hardware and networking systems.

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Cyber Security

Spot and stop digital threats as an in-demand cyber security technician. Identify vulnerabilities and prevent security breaches for businesses large and small.

  • Statement of Attainment Digital Security and Privacy in the Workplace

    900-82408

    Launch your career in digital security or add another layer to your IT skillset with this practical short course. Improve your cyber safety and be better prepared to identify and prevent online security risks and keep your workplace safe.

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  • Statement of Attainment Protect Your Personal Identity Online

    900-82711

    Keep your personal profile safe online. Learn all the skills you need to stay protected from cyber security threats, as well as identifying potential threats and how you can protect your device from spam and destructive software.

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  • Certificate IV Cyber Security

    22603VIC-01

    Collaborate as part of a team as you examine cyber security data and perform vulnerability exercises. Channel your love for technology into a rewarding career path that helps ensure the cyber integrity of large and small businesses.

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  • Diploma Information Technology (Cyber Security)

    ICT50220-09

    Gain the skills and knowledge needed to combat security risks and keep your workplace digitally safe. Learn to identify and respond to data threats as you advance your IT career into cyber security roles.

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  • Advanced Diploma Information Technology (Cyber Security)

    ICT60220-03

    Dive into the world of cyber security and gain the knowledge and experience to pursue a career in this increasingly vital industry. Learn specialist skills for success as a cyber security professional, IT specialist or intrusion/penetration tester.

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  • Undergraduate Certificate Network Security

    HE20547V01

    With our growing reliance on technology, and cyber security threats an increasing challenge for both individuals and organisations, the demand for qualified cyber and network security specialists is booming. Learn the technical skills to protect data and information and develop solutions to fight cyber crime. You'll use innovative technologies to identify cyber security threats including ransomware attacks and malware. This course has industry partnerships with Cisco, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft and more, and can be completed in a single semester.

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  • Bachelor Information Technology (Cyber and Network Security)

    HE20524V06

    With our reliance on technology progressing and cyber security threats becoming an increasing challenge for both individuals and organisations, the demand for qualified network security specialists is growing. In the Bachelor of Information Technology (Cyber and Network Security) you will acquire the technical skills needed to work as a cyber-security specialist in the fast-growing and dynamic IT industry. Learn to protect data and information, develop solutions for the control and protection against cybercrime and use innovative technologies to manage cyber security threats.

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Electronics and Communications

Study electronics and communications and learn to troubleshoot, repair and maintain essential electronic communications equipment such as amplifiers and power supplies.

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Information Technology

From IT support to project management, if you’re tech savvy and enjoy working with computers, we have the course for you. Learn software, hardware and digital media technology.

  • Statement of Attainment Network Essentials

    900-82404

    Gain the skills to troubleshoot network problems and install, configure and manage network protocols. Learn networking basics to add to your IT skill set or help prepare you for further study.

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  • Statement of Attainment Game Programming Basics

    900-82444

    Discover how to program games using Unity and learn the basics of 2D design and animation. Launch your career in gaming development through classroom ‘Games Studio’ environments and learn the basics of UI and computer applications.

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  • Certificate II Applied Digital Technologies

    ICT20120-01

    Open the door to a versatile career in information technology. Learn fundamental digital skills such as using computer operating systems, identifying online security threats, and creating spreadsheets and presentations. Complete further study to land entry-level roles in the IT industry.

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  • Certificate III Information Technology

    ICT30120-01

    Are you an analytical thinker with a passion for technology? Launch your career in the booming IT industry and, depending on your campus location, specialise in cyber security, game design, networking, support or web design.

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  • Certificate IV Information Technology (Systems Administration Support)

    ICT40120-07

    Ensure continuous, optimal performance of ICT services and support systems in a multiuser computing environment. Maintain software and hardware systems to limit disruptions and meet the needs of network users without exceeding the company's budget.

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  • Certificate IV Information Technology (Gaming Development)

    ICT40120-04

    Expand your career in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry and break into the evolving animation and game design sector. Gain job-ready skills in interactive game design, gameplay principles and 2D and 3D modelling.

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  • Certificate IV Information Technology (Networking)

    ICT40120-05

    Start your career as a network support technician and be prepared for success in a fast-paced and technical industry. Learn to manage networks and keep them secure, maintain data integrity, install virtual machines and use sustainable IT practices.

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  • Certificate IV Information Technology

    ICT40120-01

    Develop the skills to advance your IT career into roles such as technical support or web administration. Whether your interests lie in game development, networking, programming or databases, you'll gain the specialist knowledge to succeed.

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  • Diploma Information Technology (Business Analysis)

    ICT50220-06

    Be an asset to any organisation. Collaborate with clients and and gain knowledge of world's best practices in IT business analysis. Manage data and use your skills to contribute to optimal organisational decision making.

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  • Diploma Information Technology (Game Art and Design)

    ICT50220-11

    Take your animation and game design skills to the next level and become a games artist or games designer and developer. Learn to create high-quality 3D visuals for exciting and immersive digital games, film and TV.

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  • Diploma Information Technology (Front End Web Development)

    ICT50220-10

    Gain specialist skills in front end web development and the ability to resolve client IT problems. Advance your IT career as you move into more senior web developer and User Experience (UX) roles, or excel in running a business website.

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  • Diploma Information Technology (Advanced Networking, Cloud Architecture)

    ICT50220-20

    Gain a specialised qualification in two emerging areas of IT. Advance your networking and cloud architecture skills as you prepare to enter more senior network technician roles.

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  • Diploma Information Technology (Game Programming)

    ICT50220-12

    Build your game development skills so you can become a games programmer, software engineer and more. Make complex 3D games for mobile devices, work in a team to design game levels and environments and learn to lead a team.

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  • Diploma Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering)

    ICT50220-15

    Develop specialist skills and knowledge within the telecommunications industry to go on to roles like a telecommunications technician or network support technician. Use your problem solving skills to optimise, test and troubleshoot optical devices, network equipment, WAN links and IP services.

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  • Diploma Information Technology (Database and Data Management)

    ICT50220-02

    Gain an overview of the information and communications technology (ICT) industry and acquire specialist skills in data and database management. Advance your career and help businesses thrive as you create, design and monitor systems that store data.

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  • Diploma Information Technology

    ICT50220-01

    Strengthen your ability to complete complex tasks whilst working as an entry-level programmer or level 2 network support person. Develop the skills to manage IT projects, build websites, design virtual networks and lead teams within the high demand information technology industry.

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  • Advanced Diploma Information Technology (IT Strategy and Organisational Development)

    ICT60220-06

    Get the best of both worlds and combine your love for IT with your interest in business strategy and project management as an ICT manager. Learn to implement strategic ICT business plans and complete projects from start to finish.

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  • Undergraduate Certificate Data Engineering

    HE20545V01

    The Undergraduate Certificate in Data Engineering provides you with the essential fundamental knowledge and technical skills for the design, implementation and management of ‘big data’, data systems and their infrastructure. There is a growing demand for professionals with the experience and qualifications to build IT solutions and manage big data. At TAFE NSW we have strong industry partnership arrangements such as with Cisco, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, and Network Development Group. Additionally, the course can be completed in a single semester.

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  • Bachelor Information Technology (Data Engineering)

    HE20525V04

    The Bachelor of Information Technology (Data Engineering) provides you with the essential knowledge and technical skills for the design, implementation, and management of ‘big data’, data systems and their infrastructure to support big data solutions. There is a growing demand for professionals with the experience and qualifications to build IT solutions and manage big data. At TAFE NSW we have strong partnership arrangements with industry partners such as Cisco, AWS, Microsoft, and NDG.

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Programming and Software Development

Master programming languages, software design, web-related products and apps with a course in programming and software development.

  • Statement of Attainment Programming with Python

    900-82694

    Gain the skills to use the popular programming language Python, a skill that is favoured in any IT role. Learn how to create simple applications using coding and apply introductory programming techniques to set yourself up for success.

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  • Statement of Attainment Introduction to Database Design & SQL

    900-82488

    Challenge yourself and learn how to identify database requirements and build and implement structured query language (SQL). Gain in-demand skills for a career in the IT industry and continue your studies with a Certificate III or IV in Information Technology.

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  • Certificate IV Information Technology (Programming)

    ICT40120-06

    Get the skills you need to launch your career as a software and applications programmer. Develop a range of programming skills, complete practical projects in a simulated workplace environment, and be up to date with emerging trends and technologies.

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  • Diploma Information Technology (Advanced Programming)

    ICT50220-04

    Enhance your programming skills and advance your IT career as a software or .NET developer. Strengthen your current IT skills to enter the ever-changing world of advanced programming, and graduate ready to take on more senior development roles.

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Telecommunication

Do a telecommunications course to keep customers connected. You’ll be kept busy installing, fault-finding and testing wireless and optical networks.

  • Certificate III Telecommunications Technology (Telecommunications Cabling)

    ICT30519-04

    Telecommunications connect people, cities and businesses and are an essential part of everyday life. Join the digital community and learn to install, manage and fix optical and coaxial cable networks in a range of exciting environments.

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  • Certificate III Telecommunications Technology

    ICT30519-01

    Keep Australia connected and build your confidence working on a range of technical jobs as a telecommunications tradesperson. Prepare for a versatile career with options to specialise as a cabler and installer or equipment operator, as well as developing customer support skills.

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Website Development

Start a freelance web developing gig or head an in-house team of web designers at a large company. Build on-trend e-commerce solutions, user interfaces, webpages and apps.

  • Statement of Attainment Design and Build a Website

    900-82409

    Learn how to design and build a website in this practical short course. You’ll graduate equipped with the highly sought-after skills to create a website to display or promote your small business, hobby or your personal interests.

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  • Statement of Attainment Building a Website

    900-82373

    Gain essential tech skills so you can design a simple and easy to use website. Use your tech wizardry for your small business or freelancing work, or progress to further study in the growing world of IT.

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  • Certificate IV Information Technology (Web Development)

    ICT40120-08

    Gain the skills you need to launch your career as a web developer. Strengthen your IT expertise, gain a broad range of skills to design and build websites, and set yourself up for success in a growing industry.

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  • Diploma Information Technology (Back End Web Development) & (Front End Web Development)

    ICT50220-17

    Gain specialist skills in front end and back end web development and improve your ability to resolve client problems. Advance your IT career as you move into more senior web developer roles.

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