Technology is an integral part of our everyday lives and the demand for people with Information Technology, or IT, skills is ever-growing.
IT, which is often referred to as Information and Communications Technology or Digital Technology, is a practical field of work where the knowledge and understanding of hardware and software is applied to design build and program systems that meet society’s wide-ranging needs.
At Thebarton the SACE Digital Technology and VET IT certificate courses provide you with opportunities to develop your knowledge and understanding of hardware and software, to learn to design and write programs, and to configure and secure devices and networks.
Our courses provide opportunities for you to be creative; they focus on the design and programming of games and mobile apps, cyber security, developing data management systems and providing technical support for computers networks and peripherals.
You will also develop and apply your numeracy and communication skills and use logic, Computational Thinking and your understanding of how the technology works to solve real-world problems.
When you think about your career, (IT, Game and Mobile App Programmers, Web Developers, IT technicians and Data Analysts) can work in a wide range of fields, including; Health, Engineering, Business and the Creative Arts… to name a few, clearly providing you with many options. If any of these interest you then an IT course at Thebarton is a good choice.
SACE Subjects in Information Technology
VET Certificates in Information Technology
Stackable VET Options in Information Technology
If you have questions about this learning area, please contact the faculty leader.