Diploma of Information Technology

Jobs and Skills WA: Information technology courses
It's time to boot up your IT career!

Information technology is an exciting field, with many different occupations and career opportunities on offer. This qualification is what you need to set you on your way to get that dream job in IT! 

You can learn about programming; algorithims; web development (PHP and content management systems); data science; cloud computing and virtual environments; operating systems; networking; database modelling and implementation; cyber security; gaming environments; web apps, data and information management; and so much more! Learning is hands on, and provides opportunities to grow your skills in creative thinking; problem solving; decision making; and so much more. This qualification is also an excellent pathway into university-level study.

Half price
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Apprenticeship or Traineeship
Existing worker traineeship
Industry: Information Technology, Library and Digital
National course code: ICT50220 | WA State ID: BGJ4

Choose a WA TAFE college that delivers this course

To find out more about doing this course at a WA TAFE college, select one of the TAFEs listed below to read their course descriptions. You'll also be able to see at which TAFE campus/es the course is delivered.

If you would like further information such as when the course is available and how to enrol, and details of course fees, or if you have questions about how the course is delivered, please follow the Find out more link to go to the TAFE's website where you will find full course details and contact information so that you can speak to the TAFE directly.

Take a step into the exciting industry of networking

IT is constantly expanding and evolving and one of the most important components is networking. You will gain the skills and knowledge to plan, install and maintain computer networks including internetworking, security and e-business integration.  

Choose a private training provider that delivers this course

This course is also available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider’s website for further information.

Take a big leap to build your career in Information Technology

With NIT’s Diploma of Information Technology, you can build your career in any of the following three high-demand specialisations:

Advanced Networking specialisation is for you to gain skills needed to install and manage computer networks including IT support, customer service, operating systems such as Linux and Windows, server virtualisation, and network security.

Cyber Security specialisation aimed at equipping you with skills in Information Technology and Cybersecurity. You will learn to manage security for IT networks, analyse threat data, develop disaster recovery strategies and incident response plans.

Front end and Back end web Development specialisation is designed to train you in developing and maintaining commercial websites and web applications. This includes specialist skills in web development technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Node.js, PHP, configuring a Linux server, and an apache web server.

All students enrolled at NIT have an opportunity to access NIT’s Internship program. With 190+ internship host organisations, NIT can place its students in internships that are relevant to their specialisations. NIT is also an authorised Cisco Academy, Microsoft Azure partner, CompTIA Academy, Oracle Academy, and EC Council academy.
Call us on 08 62692300 to speak with one of NIT’s admission Officers who will be able to advise you on the best study pathway to meet your career goals. You can also book an appointment to visit the NIT campus. NIT’s team members will welcome and show you NIT’s specialist training facilities.

For more information on NIT Australia’s courses please visit: www.nitaustralia.edu.au

Delivery location


This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Establish yourself in one of the fastest growing fields in the ICT Sector!

Develop the knowledge and skills to establish yourself in the growing industry of Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Stanley College offers the following specialisation:

Cyber Security Aimed at equipping you with skills in Information Technology and Cybersecurity. You will learn to manage security for IT networks, analyse threat data, develop disaster recovery strategies and incident response plans.

This course is delivered over a period of 52 weeks (including 12 weeks of holidays).
Stanley College offers you a range of support services such as English Language and Study Assistance programs, the Employment Liaison Team, the Student Support Team for your well-being and Trainer Support for your academic progress.

For further information including eligibility requirements, please contact us at 6371 9999 or visit our website.

Delivery location

West Perth

The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.