So you want to be an IT trainee?

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Information Technology (IT) traineeships are more than just taking calls and changing people’s passwords.

As an IT trainee, you’ll be working (and earning!) in a real business to develop an advanced understanding of how networks, web technologies, software applications and digital media technologies work AND how to provide technical support for the people that use them.

With nearly every business in any industry needing people who understand IT – the opportunities are endless!

Whichever path you take in the industry, one thing is certain – every day will see you learning new things and communicating with a range of people to make their working process as efficient and digitally savvy as possible.


Here are the FAQs!

  • Will an IT traineeship suit me?

    The number one thing you have to be ok with as an IT trainee is communication.

    If you like the sound of working with customers and colleagues to problem-solve technical issues and deliver on business needs, then this just might be the career path for you.

    You’ll also need to have a genuine interest in technology and get a kick out of continually improving how people work in the digital world.

  • What will I learn?

    You’ll learn the skills to confidently communicate with a range of people, understand a variety of IT systems and how to keep these systems functioning at a high level.

    You can be an IT trainee in any number of businesses and organisations from technology companies to universities and IT service providers.

    No matter which business you do your traineeship with, you’ll learn real skills on-the-job AND work towards a nationally recognised qualification! (Check out pathways here).

  • How long is an IT traineeship and what's the wage?

    Typically, an IT traineeship takes around 1-2 years to complete.

    And your wage? Well, that all depends on your award!

    To find out which award your traineeship comes under, take a look at Fair Work’s free and easy to use pay calculator here.

  • What happens once I'm fully qualified?

    An IT traineeship opens lots of doors!

    Whether you stay on with your current employer and take on more responsibilities within the business (like training up new trainees) OR use it as a pathway for further study in web development, coding, app design and more - you’ll gain a great base of skills and a nationally recognised qualification to take with you wherever you go.


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