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Information Technology

Location:Victoria and Tasmania
Duration:12-18 months
Qualification:Certificate IV or Diploma in Information Technology

If you are looking for a career in the world of IT, a trainees could be the kick start that you need. NECA Education and Careers partner with a range of small, medium and large employers in the public and private sectors, Many of the smaller businesses we support offer a niche product and service, while the larger employers have many services on offer and employ trainees to perform a variety of tasks. It is common that IT trainees within our larger clients get rotated through several teams to experience a range of specialities. IT trainees can work one on one or as part of a larger team.

The IT Traineeship program through NECA Education and Careers enables you to gain valuable employment experience, while studying a nationally recognised qualification placing you into an exciting career position!

+ What it involves?

To become an information technology specialist is a 12-18 month commitment in which you complete both on and off the job components under a contract of training.

You will attend a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) to obtain a Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking). A Diploma in Information Technology is also an option. The qualification might differ depending on the type of workplace and business requirements.

+ What tasks will i perform?

You will learn to manage the day-to-day operations for IT systems to make sure that the system runs effectively.

Some tasks performed are but not limited to:

  • Providing assistance in testing new equipment and systems
  • Supporting and managing the network infrastructure
  • Re-imaging, programming and coding
  • Installation, maintenance and removal of software systems
  • Coordinate system updates and replacement of older versions
  • Establish and control systems access and security
  • Helpdesk/Desktop support - Level 1 and 2
  • Customer service - phone, email and in person
  • Provide training in system use and access
  • Manage stock in relating to IT, i.e. toners, cables etc.
  • Liaising with external stakeholders
  • Maintenance of website and Intranet pages
  • Documentation, researching
  • Talk with managerial, administrative and technical staff to determine information needs, data flows and system definitions
  • Implement regular housekeeping procedures, including data backup.

+ What we are looking for

  • Positive attitude
  • Great technical ability
  • Ability to understand complex problems and devise effective solutions
  • Work in a team and on your own
  • Deliver excellent customer service
  • Previous employment will be advantageous but not essential as entry requirements vary from tole to role.

+ Benefits

  • You earn while you learn
  • Annual Leave
  • Personal Leave
  • Nationally recognised qualification
  • 12-18 months professional experience
  • Dedicated Industry Careers Consultant, who will guide you every step of the way, from the day they interview you, through to completion. Whether this is one, two or four years from now, your Industry Careers Consultant will always be there for you to discuss training needs, workplace performance or to have a general chat about work or life, or both
  • A head start to your career!

+ How to become an Information Technology trainee

You can become an Information Technology Trainee by applying for a traineeship. Entry requirements may vary, but employers generally prefer applicants who have completed Year 10 or equivalent with an increasing trend towards requiring Year 11 and 12. Employers may also have specific requirements according to their company needs. Click here to view our current vacancies.

“ It's hard to get work, companies are looking for experience, a traineeship gives you both. You can lay the ground work while getting experience".

Anthony Horan, Ticketmaster Trainee

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