A successful career in Information Technology Networking takes a mixture of practical skills, expert knowledge, proven experience and the right qualifications. TAFE and Uni each offer great opportunities for developing some of these.


If you want a career in IT and you want the best of both worlds you should consider enrolling in the TAFE NSW Riverina Institute / Charles Sturt University Information Technology Pathway Program.

Get the best of both worlds

Hands on experience

Qualifications that count

This three year full time program gives students a chance to leverage the strengths of the Riverina's two leading education providers.


Riverina Institute offer a highly supportive learning environment, small class sizes and a chance to learn from experts with extensive industry experience.


Charles Sturt University is a recognised leader in IT education with a reputation for producing job-ready graduates.



Students are given extensive lab time and complete individual and group projects using industry standard equipment including Dell Servers, HP Storage Area Networks, Cisco Switches and Routers, Mikrotik routers and Ubiquiti wireless access points.


Server 2016, HyperV, VMWare, MySQL, Powershell, Cisco IOS, Kali Linux, Amazon Web Services and other technologies that industry want you to understand are used throughout your training.

In three years of full time study you can complete the following qualifications / certifications:


- Cert III Information, Digital Media and Technology
- Cert IV Information Technology Networking
- Diploma Information Technology Networking
- Advanced Diploma Network Security
- Bachelor of Information Technology

- Certified Ethical Hacker*
- Cisco CCNA*

- CIsco CCNA Security*


*Requires payment of exam fee at a Pearson Vue testing centre






"The IT Pathway Program was great. The hands on training I did at TAFE worked in really well with my academic studies at CSU. I started getting job offers before I had even finished the program" Tom Gibson, Senior Technician - Computer Dencity. IT Pathway Program Graduate 2014. (This is out of date, Tom's title is now Network Engineer - nice work Tom!)

"When I finish I will have completed the Cert III, Cert IV & Diploma of Networking, Advanced Diploma of Network Security, Bachelor of IT and the Cisco CCNA. I 'm confident I'll get a good job."
Blake McDermott, Student, IT Pathway Program

(This is out of date too; Blake has been offered and has accepted a job as a Cyber Security Incident Responder with the Department of Defence - that's all he can tell us :)


We'll put some more inspiring quotes up here from past students soon. We've got graduates working in great jobs at great places including Hewlett Packard, Department of Defence, TAFE NSW and at various local and national Managed Service Providers and Internet Service Providers.  

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Information Technology Pathway Program 

Albury students enrol here, Wagga students enrol here  |  TAFE starts 13th Feb, CSU starts 27th Feb.