Starting your digital career

We provide support for professionals starting a new digital career in the APS.

We've designed this section for those who are:

  • new to the Australian Public Service and/or
  • new to working in a digital career or role and/or
  • looking for a career change to digital.

If you:

  • have been a digital professional for under 2 years
  • or are exploring the idea of a digital career, and whether it is right for you.

We think you will find this content useful.

Welcome to the Digital Profession

We've released the Digital Profession's new website, Member Community Platform, and updated membership offering. We've released the Digital Profession's new website, Member Community Platform, and updated membership offering.

Eligible qualifications for the ADF Cyber Gap Program

This is a list of qualifications which are eligible under the Australian Defence Force Cyber Gap Program. Check to see if your degree or qualifications qualify you for the ADF Cyber Gap Program.

Stand-ups

Use stand-ups as meetings to connect, plan and prioritise work, share updates and roadblocks. This guide introduces concepts and a basic model of stand-ups meetings to get you started.

Agile

Agile is a set of principles, behaviours and approaches for delivering work. Many organisations successfully operate in agile. Agile is a set of principles, behaviours and approaches for delivering work. Many organisations successfully operate in agile.

Retrospectives

Here is a basic model of a retrospective meeting ('retro'). This guide will introduce you to the concepts to get you started. This guide shows how to get started with a retrospective (retro) meeting.

Digital Apprenticeship Program

The Digital Apprenticeship Program is for people looking for a career change or finishing year 12. You’ll get to work with digital technologies and solve problems for things that matter. No degree necessary. Our emerging talent program is for people looking for a career…

Digital Cadetship Program

The Digital Cadetship Program gives you an opportunity to practise and develop your skills while you’re still studying. You’ll get to work in the industry while you finish studying and get a leg-up for a successful digital or technical career with the Australian Government.…

Join the Digital Profession

Be recognised for your digital expertise across the government and create a digital-ready public service. Be recognised for your digital expertise across government and create a digital-ready public service.

Digital profession training

The Digital Profession is providing learning and development courses in digital skills and knowledge. Choose from foundational courses to deep dives to develop your digital leadership skills in government. The Digital Profession is providing learning and development courses…