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IT Career Transition

Digital transformation is increasing the rate of human displacement in our society, creating ‘digital refugees’. This short 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

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The course is held in a workshop format where individuals can be assessed and mapped to potential new information technology (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”.


Full price: $795 (GST-free)*

*Price subject to change. Please check price at time of purchase. 

Enrolment conditions

COVID-19 response 

Additional course information

Course outline

The following content will be covered during the course:

  • New and emerging technologies in high demand; technologies where companies and government have identified a looming skills shortage from 2020-2025
  • How artificial intelligence (AI), automation and robotics will affect IT and technology roles over the next 10 years
  • What the key technology stacks are 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
  • Developing your personal brand
  • Developing your professional resume
  • Developing your LinkedIn profile and personal networking.

Course learning objectives

Completion of this short course should equip participants with:

  • An assessment of individual skills and profile and suitable 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.



  • To complete this online course, you will need a personal computer with reliable internet access and the ability to run the latest version of our supported internet browsers along with Zoom and/or Microsoft teams for online meetings and classes.

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Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for individuals temporarily displaced by the digital revolution and 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.

It is also suitable for socially responsible enterprises and government organisations looking to provide access to reskilling programs and initiatives to assist in career transition and enterprise and government organisations looking to address the future of work transition and proactively prepare for roles of the future.







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