Training

Industry-backed courses

We’ve teamed up with some of Victoria’s top training providers to offer a range of 12-week digital skills courses in the following areas:

  • Artificial intelligence (AI) / machine learning
  • Cloud computing
  • Customer relationship management (CRM)
  • Cyber security
  • Data analytics
  • Digital marketing
  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP)
  • IT operations and support
  • Product management
  • Programming / software development
  • Project management (agile)
  • User experience / user interface (UX/UI)
  • Web development

Participants will be assisted to select courses based on interests, experience and strengths.

Applications for the latest round of the Digital Jobs program have now closed.

Complete the Digital Jobs - Participant Expression of Interest Form to notify us of your interest, and we’ll keep you updated on the program’s developments as they happen.

Our world-class training providers

What skills do I need before starting?

Digital Jobs caters for a range of skill levels, but all participants will at least need to be confident using common computer programs and navigating the internet. Some courses may be better suited to you than others, depending on your digital skill levels.

Support from career coaches and technical mentors

We know that changing careers is a big step, so we’re providing every participant with suppport from a career coach and technical mentor throughout the program.

For more details, please read through the frequently asked questions below.

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Frequently asked questions

There are a range of courses available across the 13 digital streams. A stream is a high-demand digital skill area, with all training courses categorised into one of the 13 streams. Refer to the Digital Jobs - training course overview for more information on available courses.

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In the selection process, you can nominate up to 5 stream preferences. If you are successful, you will be offered a place in one of those five streams You can then select a course from that stream. Note that stream selection is competitive and stream allocations cannot be changed.

Upon completing your course, you’ll receive recognised industry credentials that will open up a wide range of digital job opportunities.

Example opportunities include:

Artificial intelligence (AI) / machine learning

  • AI / ML trainee
  • Data analyst
  • Software developer

Cloud computing

  • Cloud administrator
  • Cloud business developer
  • System administrator

Customer relationship management (CRM)

  • CRM administrator
  • CRM functional analyst
  • Salesforce administrator

Cyber security

  • Junior cyber security technician
  • Service desk technician
  • Technical support specialist

Data analytics

  • Data analyst
  • Junior data modeler
  • Junior reporting analyst

Digital marketing

  • Digital marketing assistant
  • Marketing associate
  • Social media community manager

Enterprise resource planning (ERP)

  • Project manager
  • SAP consultant (finance)
  • Technical developer

IT operations and support

  • Help desk technician
  • ICT help desk officer
  • Network support technician

Product management

  • Product assistant
  • Product manager
  • Product owner

Programming / software development

  • Junior web developer
  • Software developer
  • Web developer

Project management (agile)

  • Digital project support assistant
  • Project administrator
  • Project analyst

User experience / user interface (UX/UI)

  • Product designer
  • User experience designer
  • User interface designer

Web development

  • Front end developer
  • Full-stack developer
  • Web designer / developer

This is an ongoing program with multiple intakes commencing in January, May and September each year, with our final round commencing in January 2024. If selected for a round, you will need to commence training on the designated start date or otherwise withdraw and re-apply for a future intake.

We welcome applications at any time for future intakes – you can apply now using the link above.

The courses run for 12 weeks. While some courses require a full-time commitment, others are designed to be flexible - enabling you to work and study at the same time. If you are selected for the program, you can select a course (within your allocated stream) that suits your circumstances.

You can only study one of the available 12-week training courses. If you need to change course, you will have the opportunity to do so once within your allocated stream. Change requests must be submitted in writing in the first three days of the training.

No. You’ll only be eligible for a paid work placement if you complete and pass your 12-week Digital Jobs training course.

Applying for work placements is a competitive process. While we aim for all program participants to secure a work placement, there is no guarantee that you will be offered one. We also cannot guarantee that you will be offered ongoing employment after completing a work placement.

In addition to providing work placement opportunities, Digital Jobs provides a suite of employability resources including workshops, career coaching, technical mentoring and online training to support participants apply for digital jobs that are advertised to the general public.

Yes, you’ll need access to a computer to complete the course.

Page last updated: 3 November 2023