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Digital skills training

There's never been a better time to start a digital career. There are many ways to take that first step.

You can:

  • complete a short course or micro-credential
  • get started with your current skills and learn on the job
  • study at university.

By enhancing and adding to your digital skillset, you're increasing your employability. Digital professionals are in strong demand right now and there are many training pathways available to suit people at any stage of their career.

  • If you're ready for a new challenge or looking for a change, there are many free and low-cost courses available to help you move into a digital career. Browse the links and resources on this page and sign up to get started today.
  • If you're a high school or university student, there are many learning and training options available to you. To start a digital career, you don't always need a university degree.

Short courses

Study a short course or micro-credential.

Training and study pathways

Get started with your current skills and learn on the job.

  • Department of Employment, Small Business and Training
    See Queensland Government information about courses, career pathways, subsidised training, skills recognition, and apprenticeships and traineeships.
  • Skills checkpoint for older workers
    Find online resources to assist workers over 40 considering a career change.
  • JobTrainer Fund
    Discover the free and low-cost courses for young people, jobseekers, school leavers and others, available through JobTrainer.
  • Good Things Foundation Make it Click
    See free courses, tools and templates funded by the Australian Government and Google.org.
  • Australian Government Skill Finder
    Access over 3,000 free online courses provided by the world’s leading tech companies.
  • CISCO
    Access a range of training, events and webinars.
  • Digital Springboard
    Check out a program by Infoxchange and Google to help people learn the digital skills they need to thrive in work and life.
  • Go Digi
    ​Find out about this national 4-year digital literacy program with the goal of supporting more than 300,000 Australians to improve their digital skills with a focus on:
    • ageing community members
    • regional and remote communities
    • CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) communities
    • Indigenous communities
    • small businesses.

University and TAFE courses

Explore the range of digital and IT undergraduate, post graduate and short courses offered through Queensland universities and TAFE.