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How to make a difference to Australia’s digital skill shortage

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 […]

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The 5 pros and cons of working in cyber security

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 […]

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The 5 pros and cons of working in cyber security

3 Short Courses you can do to build your skills now

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 […]

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3 Short Courses you can do to build your skills now

DDLS and AIICT team up to boost digital skills in Victoria

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 […]

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AIICT appoints Sally McDonough as General Manager

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, […]

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How an Online Course can Complement Your Degree

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 – […]

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How an Online Course can Complement Your Degree

Career skills web developers need for success

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 […]

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Career skills developers need for success

5 Factors To Consider When Choosing An Online IT Course In Australia

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 […]

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Good Online IT Courses in Australia: 5 Things to Look For

How Cyber Security Engineers Protect from Digital Attacks

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 […]

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How Cyber Security Engineers Protect Their Organisations from Digital Attacks

How is Growth Marketing Different than Digital or Traditional Marketing

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. […]

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How is Growth Marketing Different than Digital or Traditional Marketing