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Youth IT Careers

Creating the next generation of IT professionals

formal
IT training
advice from IT
leaders
traineeship inside a
business
ongoing mentoring
and support

About

As a Youth IT Careers business partner, you can make a real difference by helping a young person who has faced disadvantage begin their journey in the workforce.
 

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What does it involve?

As a Youth IT Careers business partner, you can become involved in a number of ways:

  • Employment: Provide employment and a supportive work environment for a graduate and help them kick start their career.
  • Training: Join us as an industry educator in the pre-employment course as a guest speaker, or through hosting workplace industry tours to give students an introduction to workplace structure.
  • Mentoring: Sign yourself or your staff up as an industry mentor to our students.

If you're looking for a new recruit, find out how your organistion can get involved.

Philip Dalidakis with whole Youth IT group at VU
Minister Philip Dalidakis at a Youth IT Careers event with students and Infoxchange staff.

 

Our organisation wants to recruit a graduate, what's involved?

You don’t need to be an IT company. You just have to be willing to give a young person a helping hand to start their career.

Our graduates in Melbourne and Sydney are trained and ready to start work in roles such as:

red tick IT support / Helpdesk Level 1

red tick Systems Administrator

red tick Database Administrator

red tick Reception / Administration

red tick Retail Sales and Service Consultant

Find out more about how your organisation can get involved in Youth IT Careers, or drop us a line - we'd love to hear from you.

Read more Youth IT Careers news stories:

J.P. Morgan partners with Infoxchange to support young people

$1.6 million builds digital careers for young people facing disadvantage

Meet one of the next generation of IT professionals

Meet a Youth IT Careers trainee

About

Youth IT Careers gives young people, who face significant barriers to employment, their first step towards an IT career. Established with Microsoft, Youth IT Careers provides IT training and employment opportunities.

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Video: find out how Youth IT Careers benefits young people & organisations

In this video, hear how George Sinis, Director at Inspired Printing, met a Youth IT Careers trainee who helped transform his business.

Find out how your organisation can get involved in Youth IT Careers.

Youth IT Careers training

The pre-employment program includes a Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology and modules from the Microsoft IT Academy.

During the program, students will attend guest lectures from IT industry professionals and have the opportunity to visit businesses to give students a clearer idea of what a career in IT might look like.

Getting started in the workforce

Once training has been completed students are supported into employment opportunities with a Youth IT Careers business partner.

If you're looking for a new recruit, find out how your organistion can get involved.

Youth IT Careers program dates & locations

Infoxchange is not currently running the Youth IT Careers Program.

Victoria Polytechnic will run a modified version of the program in Footscray and Melton in 2018.  To apply, or for more information on the program please email Mary Ann Russell at Victoria Polytechnic or phone 0403 911 680

For more information, click below to download the Youth IT Careers brochure.

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Read more Youth IT Careers news stories:

Youth IT students get a glimpse of industry opportunities

Youth IT Careers kicks-off in Sydney

How a Youth IT Careers trainee can enhance your business

Girls in ICT: Meet Olivia

J.P. Morgan partners with Infoxchange to support young people

$1.6 million builds digital careers for young people facing disadvantage

Nick's story - a Youth IT Careers graduate

Meet one of the next generation of IT professionals

Our Youth IT Careers partners

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