Article by DDLS CEO Jon Lang. The COVID-induced reduction in migration has created a shortage of skills in many sectors of the Australian economy, and the impact has been particularly severe on the technology industry. According to Deloitte Access Economics, 30% fewer temporary migrants with technology skills arrived in Australia in the 2019-20 financial year […]Read more
With cyber crime on an endless incline, demand for cyber security skills has grown increasingly critical. Australians have reportedly spent an approximate of $5.6 billion on the sector in 2020 – a number expected to reach $7.6 billion by 2024. As we venture further into an ever-digital world, this growth is only set to reach […]Read more
Whether you’re looking to gain that promotion, exploring new interests, or simply about to step foot in the job market – short online courses are a common and effective method of building the skills you need for success. Not only are vocational qualifications attractive among potential employers (typically demonstrating drive and initiative), they also offer […]Read more
DDLS and The Australian Institute of ICT (AIICT) are joining forces to deliver 12 week training courses as part of the Victorian Government’s new Digital Jobs program. The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly increased the demand for digital skills, and as a result Victoria is working to meet the needs of a growing, digital economy. The program […]Read more
DDLS, Australia’s largest provider of corporate IT and cybersecurity training, has named Sally McDonough as General Manager of its start-up company, the Australian Institute of ICT (AIICT). Operated by DDLS since 2019, AIICT aims to address the growing need for accredited IT skills in the Australian workforce. McDonough will report to DDLS CEO, Jon Lang, […]Read more
Online courses have increasingly been recognised for their benefits, including their ability to offer flexible study, fast-track your career with no industry experience, and even bolster your credibility as a university graduate. While degrees are highly beneficial in providing a thorough academic exploration of broad industry areas, online courses focus more on the practical – […]Read more
When pursuing a developer career, it’s often technical skills that firstly come to mind. After all, for roles as technologically specialised as those of software development, it’s only natural to prioritise one’s coding capabilities. A skillset in algorithms, database maintenance, and UX/UI are all, for example, necessary for professional success in the industry. However, a […]Read more
Online learning has proven to offer plenty of benefits, from the ability to learn five times more material than in face-to-face environments – to its flexible pathways of getting certified at a time, place, and pace that suit you and your educational needs best. To top that off, the option provides an ever-expanding selection of […]Read more
With the Australian economy suffering billions in annual damage costs (an industry estimate of $29 billion, as of 2019) due to cyber security related incidents, it’s no surprise that the nation spends just as much to protect businesses from growing, incoming threats. In fact, statistics predict an additional need for at least 17,600 workers by […]Read more
Recent years have seen the rise of a newer, more innovative method to building brand awareness: growth marketing. Founded and popularised by start-ups, the practice would soon be increasingly adopted by businesses looking to expand their consumer base and enhance the customer journey – all the while lifting revenues, optimising budget, and cutting acquisition costs. […]Read more
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A BALANCED APPROACH TO TRAINING WITH DDLS
DDLS is Australia’s largest provider of corporate IT and process training, with the widest portfolio of strategic partners and courses in Australia. For more than 25 years, DDLS has been an award-winning non-accredited training provider, spanning across Australia and into Asia.
DDLS partners with world-class companies to help organisations and individuals in the IT industry remain up-to-date with new processes, technology and platforms to reduce risk and enable efficient business practices.
GAIN A COMPETITIVE EDGE WITH THE MICROSOFT AZURE
Azure Dev Tools for Teaching provides developer tools and learning resources that students need to build their cloud-based skills. It also allows students to build, deploy, and manage applications with comprehensive Azure cloud services. Whether you’re a student getting started, or just interested in building cloud-based skills in your community, this platform has got the cloud development resources you need. Azure based tools and environments are profoundly used during the AIICT learning cycle and assist the students in becoming familiar with the Microsoft Azure environment utilised in the IT industry.
Specifically designed around building your expertise in today’s most popular technologies, the Microsoft Imagine Academy is focused on helping you to gain Microsoft Certification, a globally recognised credential that will give you a distinctive edge in the competitive job market.
GLOBALLY RECOGNISED CERTIFICATIONS TO PUT YOU AHEAD OF THE COMPETITION
For our Certified Cybersecurity Professional course offering, AIICT has partnered with the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). CompTIA is the leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications in the world. These certifications are accredited by International Organisation for Standardisation and the American National Standards Institute (ISO/ANSI)
CONNECTING THE HUMANS OF DEVOPS
Partners of DevOps Institute represent an exclusive group of organizations who have gone through the rigor & investment in supporting the advancement of the Humans of DevOps. Partners represent a crucial pillar in enabling individuals & organizations to equip them for DevOps success.
THE GLOBAL AUTHORITY ON DIGITAL MARKETING CAPABILITY
Digital Marketing Institute (DMI) is the world leader in digital marketing skills development with a proven track record in transforming the skills of digital professionals to help build successful careers and promote continuous learning, to shape the workforce of the future.
BE MORE THAN CLOUD TRAINED. GET AWS CERTIFIED
Amazon Web Services (AWS) helps learners build credibility and confidence by validating their expertise with an industry recognised credential, and organisations identify skills professionals to leave initiatives using AWS. AIICT partnered with AWS to provide beginner-friendly certification for our Cloud Computing Certified Professional course and curated content for the Certified Artificial Intelligence Professional course. AWS is a comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform that will allow students to innovate, experiment and iterate.
GLOBAL ACCREDITATION BODY FOR SCRUM AND AGILE CERTIFICATIONS
Scrum is one of the most popular Agile methodologies. It is an adaptive, iterative, fast, flexible, and effective methodology designed to deliver significant value quickly and throughout a project. Scrum ensures transparency in communication and creates an environment of collective accountability and continuous progress. The Scrum framework, as defined in the SBOK® Guide, is structured in such a way that it supports product and service development in all types of industries and in any type of project, irrespective of its complexity.
BUILDING VICTORIA’S DIGITAL WORKFORCE
DDLS and the Australian Institute of ICT (AIICT) were recently successful in becoming an approved training provider of the Victorian Digital Jobs Program which is a 6-month program that takes experienced mid-career Victorians and helps them transition into digital careers.
TRANSITION TO A MEANINGFUL CAREER IN TECH
Microsoft and AIICT are committed to empowering transitioning Australian Defence Force (ADF) service members and former serving/already separated members through relevant training that leads to meaningful careers in tech.