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Information, Media and Telecommunications

Industry opportunities in information, media and telecommunications

The information media and telecommunications industry is an exciting and cutting-edge field with a wide variety of roles. In Australia, it employs over 200,000 people and is expected to see a growth of 4.7 percent up to 2023.

What to expect from a career in this industry

Much of this growth is happening in motion picture and sound recording activities, radio and television broadcasting, and online publishing and broadcasting. 

Career outcomes in information technology include growing roles like security specialist, which protecting networks and data from cyber attackers. Alternatively, job opportunities in telecommunications technology can range from electrical engineer to tradesperson. Skilled digital media professionals can become video games designers, content producers and more. If you love staying one step ahead with technology, a career in information media and telecommunications could be for you. 

Some of the benefits of being skilled in this industry include:

  • Practical application of new technology
  • Ongoing evolution, bringing with it new experiences and opportunities
  • High demand for employment as every industry and business is reliant upon skilled experts in these fields.

There are multiple pathways you can take to develop skills in this diverse sector. For example, you could begin a traineeship as a network administrator through a Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking. This would open the door for further education, such as studying a Graduate Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering to become a network engineer.

Information, media and telecommunications industry apprenticeships and traineeships

Get practical experience and a nationally-recognised certification to launch your career in the information media & telecommunications industry with Mas. Mas helps job seekers who are looking to reskill or upskill to find the jobs and careers they want.

Whether you’re an employer or job seeker, Mas provides guidance, support and transparency throughout the learning, job seeking and placement phases of your training.