The University of Canberra and Column 72 are offering a unique Mainframe Trainee Program. The Program consists of the Bachelor of Information and Mainframe
Technology delivered by the University of Canberra and Column 72 and employment in an IBM mainframe environment.
You must be an Australian citizen or Permanent Resident and by the end of the year, you must have completed:
A TAFE IT Diploma OR
The first year of an IT degree from any Australian university OR
An IT degree from a recognized foreign university with evidence of your English language skills
Go to the registration page and upload your contact details. We will contact you and ask you to complete your online application.
Your application will be reviewed. If you qualify, the University of Canberra will offer you advanced standing of eight units for the Bachelor of Information and Mainframe Technology.
The degree will be completed at University of Canberra over three years with a combination of summer schools and online learning during the year.
C72 conducts preliminary interviews with candidates in the July-August period. The employers, who are all IBM mainframe customers, will conduct selection interviews between August and October. Successful candidates start their first summer school on campus at UC on the first Monday of December.
While you are completing your degree, you will work full time as a trainee for one of the IBM mainframe customers.
You will receive a trainee salary and be given time off on full pay to attend summer school. Your employer will pay all university fees.
You graduate from the trainee program with a Bachelor of Information and Mainframe Technology (BIMT) from the University of Canberra, a leading Australian university with no fee debt and three years of valuable work experience. Then you can continue and build your career at the high end of enterprise computing.