According to Deloitte, by 2025 there will be 150,000 more tech jobs in future cloud-based technologies and 90% of jobs will require digital skills by 2030 according to PWC. Currently, only 6000 Australian IT graduates complete their university education per year. He World Economic Forum states that 170,000 more ICT qualifications will be demanded by employers in 2025.
The Microsoft Traineeship Program is designed to support budding technology/IT professionals take the first step in their career. Trainees have the opportunity to gain valuable, hands-on experience while they work towards a nationally accredited qualification — Certificate IV in Information Technology. Trainees will also obtain some of the latest cloud computing Microsoft certifications as part of the Azure Administrator Certification Track.
The program was launched in 2019, and to date, there have been more than 15,000 applications, 200+ trainees and 60+ participating employers in QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, SA and WA. New trainees and organisations are joining our program and community every day. Our program blends academic and practical, on-the job learning and experience.