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ACS is passionate about the ICT profession being recognised as a driver of productivity, innovation and business – delivering real, tangible outcomes.

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Digital disruption, AI, robotics, blockchain and other advances in technology are rapidly transforming industries and occupations. As the force driving productivity, demand for ICT workers in Australia is forecast to increase by 100,000 by 2023 just to meet business demand and an additional 100,000 are necessare to be a global leader. To fuel this growth, Australia’s workforce must be equipped with relevant ICT skills.

ACS is the professional association for the ICT sector across all levels of government, industry, educational institutions and research. Whether you’re looking for your first job, are a career builder or an industry leader, membership to ACS allows you to stay ahead of the game with the knowledge and insights you gain. You’re also given a voice to contribute to your profession.

With over 41,000 members, tap into Australia’s largest community of ICT professionals and embrace the opportunities that can shape our future.

Your Benefits:

  • Access over 41,000 digital learning assets including the latest news, innovations and trends with our 'Information Age' digital magazine. 
  • We host hundreds of national events each year and Special Interest Groups (SIGs) so you can network and collaborate with industry peers. 
  • Use ACS’ mySFIA tool to understand your competencies and capabilities to profile your skills and map your career plan. 
  • Protect yourself with ACS Limited Liability Insurance which provides Professional Indemnity cover for members that invoice less than $100,000pa for ICT services. 
  • Gain exclusive access to ground-breaking thought leadership reports and content. 
  • Participate in career guidance programs as a mentee or mentor.
  • Opportunity to volunteer and gain recognition for your contributions by your peers as an Elected Member of an Expert Board, Committee or ACS Board.

To become an ACS member, you must abide by the ACS Code of Ethics which promotes the highest standards of professional excellence.

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Workforce Planning & Development | ACS

ACS has assessed skills of more than 150,000 ICT professionals, making us Australia's leading accredited Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA) training and consultancy partner. Discover strategic solutions to workforce planning and development.

Professional Year Program | ACS

The ACS Professional Year Program in ICT/Computing (PYear) is a job-readiness program that bridges the gap between study and professional employment. It equips graduates with professional skills for a successful career in ICT.

Accreditation by ACS

ACS has accredited over 950 ICT educational programs for Australian universities and leading training providers. Browse accredited courses, important accreditation documents and fees.