Information technology and telecommunications
IT information technology) has been one of the most rapidly growing industries over the last thirty years. It covers all kinds of computer infrastructure supporting creative activity, including database management, security, network management, systems analytics and associated technical trades. It’s now highly specialised with many sub-skill sets.
Telecommunications services provides infrastructure, such as internet, control systems and phone cabling. Telecommunications sends data all around Australia and overseas, either by video, audio, text or voice. It’s another growth sector as Australia moves into a digital landscape and technology keeps updating.
management and organisation analysts
ICT business and systems analysts
software and application programmers
multimedia specialists and web developers
ICT support and test engineers.
Would it suit me?
The industry could suit you if you:
Like working with computer hardware and software
Have a very analytical mind
Like solving computer-related and technical problems
Enjoy digital media, the internet and communications
Enjoy gaming, animation, or designing websites
Are thorough and organised
Are good at maths
How do I get into the industry?
Some of the most popular courses in this industry include:
Diploma of Information Technology
Diploma of Social Media Marketing
Certificate IV in Information Technology
Diploma of Screen and Media
Certificate IV in Cyber Security
Speak to your school to find out more.