Computer & Networking Systems

Whether you’re looking for some introductory computer skills or a career in computer and network systems engineering, our specialist IT courses are ideal.

Our suite of computer and networking systems courses range from entry-level to advanced, with strong industry partnerships including CISCO networking academy, Microsoft Imagine Academy and MicroTik.  We focus on theoretical, practical and hands-on training in the areas of computer applications, computer hardware, computer networking, operating systems installation, configuration and support.

At the advanced level you can build your industry skills through placements with local employers, and even create a pathway to university.  You can also achieve vendor accreditations which are highly regarded in industry, including:

CISCO CCNA  I  Microsoft MCITP  I  Comp TIA A+  I  Security+

Scholarships available for computer and networking systems students

The Kinetic IT Scholarship is open to all students studying for a career in ICT. Go to Course/Industry Specific Scholarships to see if you are eligible.
 


Career outcomes

Salary range

IT support technician $39,051 - $70,899
Programmer $47,335 - $104,210
Software developer $48,526 - $97,560
Analyst  $52,000 - $100,000

Source: myfuture.edu.au. Criteria based on Australian occupations AUD. Updated 21 May 2018.
Note: salaries are a guide only, and are dependent on a range of factors including your experience, employer, and location.

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Profiles and Testimonials

“I really wanted to do something with computers and didn’t know what I liked or what I was good at. I did quite a bit of research and The Gordon seemed to be more hands-on, and specifically talked about job outcomes.
 
TAFE definitely isn’t daunting and you can form great relationships with your instructors. We also get opportunities to network with people in the industry and make our own connections.
 
The Gordon don’t just teach IT subjects. We learn about business, client relationships, client rapport and more. We even cover WHS and entrepreneurship – these things are important and add value and experience to our learnings. The course has solidified my career pathway. I know I’ll be able to walk into a business and have the day-to-day skills I need.”


Sarah Chapman
Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering
Recipient of the Kinetic IT Scholarship

Industry and Corporate Training

If you would like to book training for your organisation, please contact 5225 0800 to discuss your requirements.



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About The Gordon

The Gordon Institute of TAFE is one of the largest regional TAFEs in Victoria and has been helping people gain real skills for real jobs for over 125 years. We pride ourselves on delivering a great range of TAFE courses from short courses to nationally accredited training across apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates, diplomas, and advanced diplomas, which can lead you to a great career or create pathways to university.

Our training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. | Authorised by the Victorian Government, Melbourne.

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