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Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT): About CIT

Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) is the largest tertiary education provider in the Australian Capital Territory.

Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) is the largest tertiary education provider in the Australian Capital Territory. CIT's students include school leavers, first-time employees and those seeking to change or enhance their existing career.

More than 90% of CIT graduates are either employed or move on to further study within six months of completing their training.

CIT offers almost 400 courses from certificate to degree level to equip students to work effectively in business and industry or go on to further tertiary study. CIT is a leader in vocational education and training (VET), and is a government (public) institution.

CIT teachers have extensive industry experience and work with students in a flexible and supportive environment, including smaller class sizes, hands-on activities, great facilities and equipment. Students benefit from this expertise, support and personal attention.

CIT has six campuses located at Bruce, Fyshwick, Gungahlin, Reid, Tuggeranong and Woden.

Awards and accolades

From 2009 to 2013 at the ACT Training Excellence Awards, CIT was awarded the Large Registered Training Organisation Award for outstanding achievements in delivery of vocational education and training. Also in 2013, CIT students won the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year Award and ACT Vocational Student of the Year Award.

CIT was a bronze winner in the National Tourism and Education Training Provider category at the 2012 Australian Tourism Awards.

Fast facts

  • Almost 23,000 students – making CIT the largest training provider in the ACT.  
  • Qualifications range from certificate to degree level
  • More than 90% of CIT graduates are employed, or undertaking further training, within six months of completing their program.*

*Source: National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)

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