Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

The Canberra Institute of Technology, CRICOS Provider Code: 00001K, is the largest provider of vocational education and training in Australia’s capital and has been teaching students for over 90 years. CIT offers over 450 programs across five faculties to local, national and international students to meet the changing needs of business and industry.

Qualifications range from certificate to degree level and provide a range of flexible learning options. CIT students include school leavers, first-time employees, those seeking a new career direction or additional skills and people with specific training needs. CIT staff are industry professionals, with students benefiting from their expertise, support and personal attention.

Canberra Institute of Technology enjoys excellent working relationships with many international institutions and is host to 700 international students from over 50 countries.

Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

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We are accepting applications now across the leading English language and academic courses offered at Canberra Institute of Technology. International students can enhance their career and employment prospects through the industry-recognised programs, including: Accounting, Business & Marketing, Children’s Services , Design & Digital Media, Building & Construction, Hospitality & Commercial Cookery, Information Technology, Nursing & Aged Care, Tourism & Events ...

There’s never been a better time to study at Canberra Institute of Technology. For full course information contact our team of education agents. We will help you for free!

Why study at Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

  1. CIT has been teaching students for over 90 years
  2. CIT has over 20,000 students annually including around 1,000 international students
  3. Industry placement opportunities
  4. Course range from Certificate to Bachelor Degree qualifications
  5. Facilities are world-class including simulated training environments
Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

Locations

CIT delivers courses for international students at two of its campuses, Reid and Bruce. There are a further 3 campuses that belong to CIT located across Canberra. International students are permitted to use the world-class facilities including industry-standard simulated training environments, libraries and information technology resources, plus new sporting and recreational centres for their studies.

CIT Reid

Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

Courses at CIT

Contact us for accurate course details and prices. Our education counselors help you for free to apply and will assist you with all the administrative hurdles

ELICOS & Study Preparation classes are small in size and offer students individualised attention for better communication with  teachers and class members. Teachers make students feel comfortable, included and nurtured.

English Language

No extra fees and course costs of $300 (AUD) per week when packaged with a Vocational Education Training (VET) course.
Part-time options available for non student visa holders.

  • English for Study and Life (Pre-Intermediate)
  • English for Study and Life (Intermediate)
  • English for Study and Life (Upper-Intermediate)
  • English for Study and Life (Advanced)
  • English for Study and Life (Academic)
  • Preparation for the Pearson Test of English Academic

Study Preparation

  • ACT Year 12 – Senior Secondary Certificate

Art, Design & Multimedia students are taught by industry experts and get to build their networks through industry placement opportunities, collaborative projects, industry excursions, portfolio development and more.

Learning takes place in creative studios, photography labs, graphic design labs, and sound and video editing studios with state-of-the-art equipment and the latest technology.

Art, Design & Multimedia courses available to international students include:

  • Building Design
    • Diploma of Building Design
  • Fashion
    • Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising
  • Graphic Design
    • Diploma of Graphic Design
    • Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
    • Advanced Diploma of Interior Design
  • Media Production
    • Certificate III in Screen and Media
    • Certificate IV in Screen and Media
    • Diploma of Screen and Media
    • Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media
  • Photo Imaging
    • Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging
    • Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging
  • Visual Arts
    • Diploma of Visual Arts

Health & Community Services is one of Australia's largest job industries, with the sector predicted to increase to 1.9 million people by 2023.

Supportive and highly experienced teachers share with students their vast industry knowledge, experience and connections. CIT Health & Community Services students gain real world experiences through industry placement opportunities, the on-campus childcare facility and fitness centre, simulated hospital facility and more.

Health & Community Services courses available to international students include:

  • Ageing Support
    • Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
    • Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • Alcohol and Other Drugs
    • Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs
    • Diploma of Community Services
  • Community Development
    • Certificate IV in Community Development
    • Diploma of Community Services
  • Community Services
    • Certificate IV in Community Services
    • Diploma of Community Services
  • Disability
    • Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)
    • Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • Early Childhood Education and Care
    • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
    • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Home and Community
    • Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)
    • Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • Mental Health
    • Certificate IV in Mental Health
    • Diploma of Community Services
  • Nursing
    • Diploma of Nursing
  • Youth Work
    • Certificate IV in Youth Work
    • Diploma of Community Services

CIT Hospitality, Tourism & Events students learn from highly skilled award winning teachers who bring with them vast industry knowledge, experience and connections. The state-of-the-art learning facilities and paid industry placement opportunities (720 hours of paid work experience!) enable students to gain valuable hands-on experiences. The facilities include CIT’s on-campus commercial kitchen, bar, restaurant and travel agency.

Hospitality, Tourism & Events courses available to international students include:

  • Cookery
    • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
    • Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
    • Diploma of Hospitality Management
    • Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
  • Events
    • Certificate III in Events
    • Diploma of Event Management
    • Advanced Diploma of Business
  • Hospitality
    • Certificate III in Hospitality
    • Certificate IV in Hospitality
    • Diploma of Hospitality Management
    • Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
  • Patisserie
    • Certificate III in Patisserie
    • Certificate IV in Patisserie
    • Diploma of Hospitality Management
    • Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
  • Tourism
    • Certificate III in Travel
    • Diploma of Travel & Tourism Management
    • Advanced Diploma of Business

Business & Accounting students at CIT learn from practical hands on learning backed by highly skilled teachers who provide knowledge and links with industry and professional associations. This helps international students gain the skills they need to succeed in their future career.

Business & Accounting courses available to international students include:

  • Accounting
    • Certificate III in Accounts Administration
    • Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping
    • Diploma of Accounting
    • Advanced Diploma of Accounting
  • Business
    • Certificate III in Business
    • Certificate IV in Business
    • Diploma of Business
    • Advanced Diploma of Business
  • Business Administration
    • Certificate III in Business Administration
    • Certificate IV in Business Administration
    • Diploma of Business
    • Advanced Diploma of Business
  • Human Resources
    • Certificate III in Business
    • Certificate IV in Human Resources
    • Diploma of Human Resources Management
    • Advanced Diploma of Management (Human Resources)
  • Leadership and Management
    • Certificate III in Business
    • Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
    • Diploma of Leadership and Management
    • Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

CIT Information & Technology graduates are highly regarded by computing and technology industries. Students get access to the latest technology and IT systems, as well as purpose built computer laboratories. Highly skilled teachers provide valuable industry experience and connections.

Information & Technology courses available to international students include:

  • Media Production
    • Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology
    • Certificate IV in Information Technology
    • Diploma of Information Technology (Networking)
  • Software Development
    • Certificate IV in Programming
    • Diploma of Software Development

Construction is a booming industry and is one of Australia’s fastest growing and lucrative industries.  CIT Building & Construction students get hands-on experience through visits to real building sites and learn from supportive teachers who are highly experienced and have deep industry connections.

Building & Construction courses available to international students include:

  • Building and Construction (Building)
    • Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
    • Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
  • Building and Construction (Management)
    • Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

Hair & Beauty students at CIT get the advantage of CIT's key industry partnerships with leading beauty brands and schools.  Highly skilled and experienced teachers offer students their vast industry knowledge, experience and industry connections. Student get to gain real-world-hands-on experience by training with real clients at CIT’s Hair and Beauty Salons.

Hair & Beauty courses available to international students include:

  • Barbering
    • Certificate III in Barbering
  • Beauty Therapy
    • Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy
    • Diploma of Beauty Therapy
  • Hair & Makeup
    • Certificate III in Hairdressing
    • Certificate III Make-Up