Information Technology Traineeships

Work local, go global - Get the IT skills to take you anywhere.

The NSW Government is offering young people the opportunity to apply for a NSW Information Technology (IT) Traineeship. You can become a valued IT professional with industry experience, industry specific training, and formal qualifications.

The traineeships have been designed for Year 12 school leavers seeking to commence a career in the high-growth Information Technology industry, with places available in 2023 across NSW, most being in the Sydney metro region.

This two-year traineeship program combines a formal qualification, industry recognised certification and practical experience working with a NSW Government agency. The traineeships are available in:

  • Certificate III in Information Technology
  • Certificate III in Record Keeping
  • Certificate IV in Information Technology
  • Certificate IV in Networking
  • Certificate IV in Programming
  • Certificate IV in Cyber Security


What are the benefits?

  • Two years full-time paid work, while studying 1 day per week
  • Nationally recognised Cert III or IV qualification from a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) such as TAFE NSW's Institute of Applied Technology
  • Industry co-designed, innovative vendor specific training
  • Vital workplace experience you can carry anywhere
  • Work-integrated learning and nothing to pay for your qualification
  • Expressions of interest open from August 2022.
  • Available in metro and regional NSW


How do I apply?

  • Submit an expression of interest below and a HVTC representative will contact you, or
  • Keep checking our vacancies page so you can apply online when vacancies are listed


Frequently asked questions:

DET Information Technology Traineeships - FAQ

Information Technology Traineeships - Expression of Interest

Interested in these traineeship opportunities? Fill out the below expression of interest form and a HVTC representative will contact you!

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