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"TAFE was the logical choice for me. I craved that hands-on experience and it was also a more affordable way to study."
By combining real-world training and higher education, Jake has found a pathway to success.
Jake knew he had a passion for computers, so his choice was where to study. He completed a Certificate III to an Advanced Diploma in IT Networking.
As part of TAFE NSW's unique IT Pathways Program with Charles Sturt University, Jake will graduate with a Bachelor of IT Networking. The fully integrated program is so respected in the industry, many receive job offers while still studying.
"We're putting the designs into practice – we build the hardware, rather than just focus on how you build it. A lot of people learn better that way. I certainly did."
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What job opportunities could an IT course lead to?
An information technology course can lead to a number of job opportunities, from designing interactive games as a game designer to rebooting computer systems and software.
Qualifications in information technology can lead to a job as an IT manager, computer engineer, systems administrator or a network support technician. The average weekly salary for a IT manager is $2,000.
Whether you’re just starting out in your information technology career, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you.
TAFE courses in the area include Information, Digital Media and Technology, Information Technology Support, Programming, Information Technology Networking, Business Administration, Software Development, Digital and Interactive Games.