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IT career transition

Digital transformation is increasing the rate of human displacement in our society, creating ‘digital refugees’. This course takes a proactive approach to the new opportunities available in the future of work, and prepares individuals impacted by the digital revolution to re-enter the workforce or switch their career focus.

About this course

This course a collaboration between UTS and ITIC.

The course is held in a workshop format where individuals can be assessed and mapped to potential new IT career pathways and technology skills which compliment prior learning, personal interests and personality type.

This mapping will assist the development of new learning pathways and planning to make an informed decision for IT career transition. 

The course explains the changing IT job market, how digital transformation has, is and will, affect the IT workforce globally, and what we mean by the “future of work”.

Course structure

  • New and emerging technologies in high demand; technologies where companies and government have identified a looming skills shortage from 2020-2025.
  • How AI, automation and robotics will affect IT and technology roles over the next 10 years
  • What are the key technology stacks; and how to develop new skills in these areas
  • Tackling the recruitment process in an easy, step-by-step way
  • Developing a job search strategy including:
    • The preparation of all essential artefacts & elements to secure your ideal job quickly
    • Personal brand
    • Professional resume
    • LinkedIn profile and personal networking.

 

Learning outcomes

  • An assessment of individual skills and profile, and suited career pathways
  • An understanding of the new technology verticals and how current skills map to new opportunities
  • A learning pathway mapped to your career pathway of choice
  • An insight into the modern job search process

 

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Who is this course for?

This course is intended for:

  • Individuals temporarily displaced by the digital revolution
  • Individuals looking to move into either a completely new area (e.g. from accounting to IT) or transition into a new and in-demand IT domain
  • Socially responsible enterprises and government organisations looking to provide access to reskilling programs and initiatives to assist in career transition
  • Enterprise and government organisations looking to address the future of work transition and pro-actively prepare for roles of the future.
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