Information & Communication Technology

Industry Overview

Do you have a flair for coding in Java, fixing computer bugs and setting up data networks? Or are you into producing compelling web content via slick copy, video and audio production?

If you answered yes to either of these questions then you should definitely explore the many career pathways available in the exciting world of Information, Media and Telecommunications.

The Information, Media and Telecommunications industry requires people with a diverse range of skills. From those who can drive the technology that controls the storage and dissemination of information, to creative-types, skilled at producing innovative solutions for clients wanting their business to stand out from the crowd. This industry also employs people who have solid interpersonal skills for roles in client sales and support.

Just about every organisation requires some kind of information technology facility, therefore working in this industry means the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of enterprises.

There are career pathways in data management, games and multimedia design, hardware and software maintenance and support, database design and networking. You could work as an electronics technician, a data communications tradesperson or as website designer. With relevant qualifications and experience you could even manage entire information systems. Check out the list of occupations below.


Training & Qualifications

Training and study options for this industry can include Apprenticeships and Traineeships (including school-based options), VET and University pathways. You can also build on your initial qualifications and work experience to gain advanced qualifications for supervisory or management roles. Entry level courses include:

Occupations In This Industry

Scholarships & Grad Programs

There are currently no scholarship and graduate programs available for this industry. But check the job stream below for job opportunities!

Job Stream

Featured Job
  • Telecoms Technician

  • Lightsource (NSW) Pty Ltd
  • Apprenticeships for Telecoms Technicians
    • What you will do? - An apprenticeship with us will see you building new skills, while applying your knowledge to real-world live projects.
    • How you will do it? - obtain CERT III in Telecommunications and practical "on job" training.
    • What will you earn? - a basic salary of $40k rising to $60k once apprenticeship completed
  • Information & Communication TechnologyTelecommunications Trades Workers
  • Sun 21 Jan , 2018
  • $40,001 - $50,000
  • Sydney
  • Sat 10 Feb , 2018
  • Kings Park
  • Thu 8 Feb , 2018
  • Kings Park
  • Tue 30 Jan , 2018
  • Geelong West