Entry to Tech Skill Set

Your pathway into the ICT industry.

This laser-focused course has been designed to support individuals looking to get a potential Traineeship with an employer for a job in IT. This 6-week programme is delivered live-online with facilitated training, supported by self-study and assignment work, as well as group activities.

The IT industry is constantly evolving as new technologies are developed.  Academy IT are continually developing their programmes in conjunction with industry partners to ensure they’re up-to-date and relevant. 

Course Duration

Classroom: 6 Weeks

Study Mode

Classroom: Adelaide CBD

Course Fees

Classroom: $1,100

Subsidised course fees available.

What will you study?

Students of our industry-built ICTSS00100 Entry to Tech Skill Set will be introduced to basic technological knowledge and general ICT skills as they enter into specialised and non-specialised ICT careers.

As Academy IT has delivered vendor-based training since 2007, you will undertake studies built upon best practice and cutting-edge vendor-based and ‘underground’ tools.

You will learn how to:

  • Work collaboratively in the ICT industry
  • Apply introductory programming techniques
  • Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information
  • Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing solutions and services

The ICTSS00109 Entry to Tech Skill Set is your pathway into an IT career.

Course Information

Students must be 16 years or over. There are no prerequisites for this course, however, it is recommended that students have basic computer literacy and an interest in IT. 

Applicants for this qualification without relevant formal qualifications or experience may be requested to undertake a pre-assessment of industry knowledge and skills prior to enrolment to ensure the required foundational knowledge is in place to build upon with this Diploma level study.

ICTSS00109 Entry to Tech Skill Set full course fees are $1,100 for full-time classroom study.

There is Government funded support to subsidise course fees for students eligible for Skilling SA

Study Now Pay Later and Student Loans

Academy IT has partnered with ZeeFi to offer Study Now Pay Later options or Student Loans for flexible options to pay your course fees through affordable payment plans that align with your pay cycle. Eligibility criteria apply. Please visit ZeeFi for more information.

For RPL to be granted, the course applicant must provide quality evidence that s/he:

  • Has attained the competencies described in the unit/s of competency that are being claimed
  • Possesses current competency in the unit/s that are being claimed
  • Possesses the required underpinning knowledge specified in the unit/s of competency
  • Has applied the relevant competencies in a context that is applicable to their area of specialisation in resource and infrastructure.

The evidence, which has been gathered by the assessor or the candidate, as proof of current competency may take a variety of forms and could include certification, references from past employers, testimonials from clients and work samples.

The assessor must ensure that such evidence complies with the rules of evidence, namely that it is authentic, valid, reliable, current and sufficient.
AIT offers a simple but methodical RPL process which is outlined in its Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy.

For more information regarding Recognition of Prior Learning, please contact our friendly team on (08) 7324 9800 to discuss further. 




Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing solutions and services


Work collaboratively in the ICT industry


Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information


Apply introductory programming techniques

Full-Time Classroom – 6 Week Completion

Our full-time classroom study option is Monday to Friday from 9:00am – 4:30pm at our Adelaide CBD Training Centre, located at Level 4, 45 Grenfell Street, Adelaide SA 5000.

Employment Pathways

Students who successfully complete this qualification may be able to pursue the following career outcomes. Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification are:

Help Desk Support Worker, ICT Assistant, Client Support Officer, User Support Specialist, Computer Technician, and Service Desk Specialist.

Further Education Pathways

The further study pathways available to learners who undertake this qualification include:

VET: ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology or other related Certificate III.