TAFE Riverina's IT department can provide you with the knowledge, training and hands-on experience needed for career success

If you’re interested in a career in IT Support, IT Security, Systems in IT, Networking Administration, Database Administration, Business and System Analysis or Programming, studying with us will help you get there.

To help you achieve your goals we offer courses in the following areas:

Networking – we equip you with the skills and knowledge to manage the installation of a range of networks, including internetworking, security and e-business integration.

Systems administration and support  learn to work as part of a project team to analyse and redesign existing systems to meet client business requirements.

Database – you’ll learn to be competent in supporting clients in a range of technical areas. The qualification has a strong information technology base of core units with the potential for inclusion of a range of broader industry-specific units in the areas of service desk, database, sustainability and network support to suit particular needs.

IT Security - we equip you with advanced skills to protect information technology (IT) systems and infrastructure from a wide range of threats.

Mentoring Programs - We are offering a unique opportunity for anyone seeking a career in the IT industry to enhance their technical skills by enrolling in a term or semester of mentored practical study in our state of the art Information Technology facilities.

Information Technology Pathway Program - A successful career in Information Technology Networking takes a mixture of practical skills, expert knowledge, proven experience and the right qualifications. TAFE and University each offer great opportunities for developing some of these.

This three year full time program gives students a chance to leverage the strengths of the Riverina's two leading education providers.

Riverina Institute offer a highly supportive learning environment, small class sizes and a chance to learn from experts with extensive industry experience. Charles Sturt University is a recognised leader in IT education with a reputation for producing job-ready graduates.

During the three years of full time study you can complete the following qualifications / certifications:

  • Certificate III in Information Technology (Support)
  • Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking)
  • Diploma of Information Technology (Networking)
  • Advanced Diploma of Network Security
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Cisco CCNA

Your career choices

  • Digital
  • Information Technology
  • Networking

Why choose Information Technology?

Whether you’re just starting out, need to develop new skills, or need formal recognition of skills you have developed on the job, Riverina Institute’s full time courses will provide you with the knowledge, skills and hands-on experience needed for career success. These courses are aimed at individuals wanting to gain a Certificate III, Certificate IV or Diploma qualification.

Job prospects for graduates in IT also look good. The current Australian Government Job Outlook for IT Professionals shows continued growth and above average salaries. Great employment prospects are also reflected in a search of current job vacancies on Seek.

Additionally, many of our students in Albury and Wagga Wagga take advantage of the integrated Diploma/Degree program through Charles Sturt University. This program allows students to study at TAFE and CSU at the same time in order to receive a dual qualification and all the benefits of a degree combined with the hands-on experience of TAFE training.

We also offer part time IT courses for those who wish to study particular days of the week or in the evenings.

About the department

Our highly qualified, skilled and experienced teachers, along with our access to first class resources, means we are ideally equipped to help you make the most of the many opportunities available in this exciting and rewarding sector.

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