Skip to main content


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


41,000 digital learning assets

Ground breaking thought leadership reports

ACS limited liability insurance coverage

Plan for success with ACS tools and resources


Digital disruption, artificial intelligence, robotics, big data, and other advanced in technology are changing industries and occupations like never before. Digital technology will increasingly drive productivity growth in the Australian economy, and with domestic demand for ICT workers forecast to increase by 100,000 workers by 2020, Australia will need a workforce with the ICT skills necessary to fuel its digitally-driven economic growth.

  • How do you, or how will you keep your skills and knowledge relevant to remain competitive in the digital economy?
  • How will you take advantage of the opportunities afforded in a changing technology landscape?

ACS is the professional association for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector across all levels of government, industry, education institutions and research.

  • ACS is the largest community of ICT professionals in Australia, with over 26,000 members.

Develop your networks and opportunities as you enter the workforce, continue to develop your career as you look towards taking the next step or share your knowledge, experience and expertise gained from your career to make a difference to other aspiring members in their journey while contributing back to the profession.

  • Access over 41,000 digital learning assets available exclusively to ACS members, including the latest news, innovations and trends each week with ACS’ “Information Age” digital magazine;
  • Network and collaborate with like-minded peers. ACS host 600 national events each year and has 100 Special Interest Groups;
  • Understand your skills, competency and capability using ACS’ mySFIA member tool to profile and plan your next career step. You can even have your skills independently assessed and certified against the Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA) as part of ACS’ Certification program;
  • Protect yourself with ACS Limited Liability Insurance which provides you with $10,000,000 Professional Indemnity cover available to ACS members that invoice less than $100,000pa for ICT related services;
  • Gain exclusive access to groundbreaking ACS thought leadership reports and content such as
    • Australia’s Digital Pulse prepared by Deloitte Access Economics
    • Tomorrow’s Digitally Enabled Workforce prepared by CSIRO in partnership with the Department of Employment, ANZ Bank and Boston Consulting Group
    • Executive’s Guide to Navigating Digital Disruption prepared by itNews or the annual ACS ICT Employment Survey prepared by Professionals Australia;
  • Participate in ACS’ diverse range of mentoring and career guidance programs as a mentee or mentor; and
  • Be involved as a volunteer and be recognised for your contributions to the profession by your peers as an Elected Member of an Expert Board, Committee or Governing Committee or Board of the ACS.

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


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.