The IT Industry is very broad and covers many professions. As with many industries, there are associations that IT Professionals can become members with, whether you are an IT Consultant or IT Contractor, Software Developer or other IT Professional.

Each association offers something slightly different with varying levels of membership. In this article we outline some of the benefits of The Australian Computer Society.

The Australian Computer Society is one of the professional associations for Australia’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector.

ACS can help to develop skills, provide networking and development opportunities as well as providing support to a broad industry.

The ACS can assist all IT Professionals across all IT sectors with the following four membership types on offer:

  • Associate – entry level and open grade of the ACS
  • Member – a person who has been certified as either a Certified Technologist (CT) or Certified Professional (CP)
  • Senior Member – been in professional practice for at least 10 years and has been in a Senior ICT Management position for at least five years
  • Fellow – made a distinguished contribution to the field of Information and Communications Technology in Australia and is a member of the professional division of the ACS.

To become a member of the ACS, refer to the membership guidelines to see if you satisfy the criteria.

The ACS website also has other useful links and resources for professionals within the IT Industry. Click here to view their website.

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