your career

Upskill for a digital job

Technology is revolutionising the way we live and work.  This means more digital jobs now and into the future.

Enhance your skills and reimagine your career with the Victorian Government's Digital Jobs program.

It’s a free program offering 12 weeks of training followed by 12 weeks of paid work in a digital role.

We have 5,000 places for Victorians from any industry who are ready to upskill for an exciting change.

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds living anywhere in Victoria. We also encourage women looking to return to the workplace and anyone whose job may have been impacted by COVID-19 to apply.

If you’re over 30 and rethinking your career, apply now!

Is this program right for you?

We’re looking for people with work experience and a strong work ethic to match. If you have the motivation to study, expand your digital skills and transition into a digital-focused career then it could be right for you.

Problem solvers

Inquisitive minds

Team players


Lifelong learners


The program

We’ll work with you to find the right area of digital training for your interests, experience and strengths.

Applications for the first intake of participants are now open. Training courses will start in mid-July with business placements starting early October 2021.

This is an ongoing Victorian Government program with multiple rounds over four years. We welcome applications at any time for future intakes.

Want to know more? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions below.

Each participant will receive:

  • 12 weeks of free training in a high-quality, industry-led, digital course
  • 12 weeks in a paid digital role with a Victorian business
  • Ongoing support from a mentor throughout the program

Information for businesses

Want to grow your digital workforce?

Are you a Victorian business looking to host or employ program participants? Register your business here.

General program queries

Application process

Digital skills training course

Business placement

Need more time?

Drop in your email address and we’ll keep you in the loop for any future program updates.