Study Computer Programming

Potential Career Outcomes
Course overview

ICT professionals work in a wide range of industries as their skills are highly sough after. They find resolutions to technical problem and provide support for the maintenance of computer infrastructure and web technology. Technicians in this field commonly perform tasks such as: responding to software and hardware enquires, installing and downloading software, designing web sites, implementing computer networks and repairing hardware.

In Australia, there are many courses you can take to start your career in this field. Australia offers courses both at the vocational training level across to higher education. In these courses you will be exposed to topics such as:

  • System and Network Security
  • Troubleshoot enterprise routers and switches
  • ICT Systems Security Controls
  • Install complex ICT networks
  • Build Java applets
  • Programming
  • Use network tools
  • Build a dynamic website
  • Design e-learning resources
Graduate Outcomes
  • Individuals in this field can earn on average $1,498 per week.
  • The number of people working in this field is expected to grow strongly over the next 5 years.
  • It is projected that over the next 5 years there will be around 62,000 job openings.
  • Most people in the field work in the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; Education and Training; and Public Administration and Safety industry.
Common Course Requirements
  • Completion of secondary education
  • Meet English proficiency (Usually at least IELTS 5.5 overall)
Related Courses
  • Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology

Duration:  13 – 58 weeks
Intake: Monthly
Cost: $3,250 – $12,000

Locations:  Most cities across Australia

  • Certificate IV in Programming

Duration: 45 – 52 weeks

Intake: 4 Terms

Cost: $9,500 – $36,000

Locations: Most cities across Australia

  • Diploma of Information Technology

Duration: 35 – 104 weeks

Intake: 4 Terms

Cost: $8,000 – $59,400

Locations: Most cities across Australia

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