Canberra Institute of Technology

Canberra Institute of Technology

(CRICOS 00001K)

Study at Canberra’s TAFE

About Canberra Institute of Technology

Institution Title :
Canberra Institute of Technology

(CRICOS 00001K)

Local Title :
Canberra Institute of Technology
Also Trading as :
Canberra Institute of Technology
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Location :
Australian Capital Territory  2614
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Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) is Canberra’s TAFE, with an impressive 90 year history providing technical and further education in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding area. Today, it trains around 20,000 students each year.

CIT offers small class sizes, world-class facilities, practical hands-on experience, industry placement opportunities and study pathways to university.

Offering apprenticeships and certificate level training through to Diplomas, Bachelor degrees and Graduate Certificates, CIT offers the full gamut of the tertiary experience and can help you identify a training pathway to help you reach your goals, whether you are new to study or already hold qualifications.

As a CIT student, you will have opportunity to:

to suit your lifestyle and experience, with lots of support along the way to help you succeed.

Don't learn what you already know - apply for our Skills Recognition program, which could reduce your study time.

through a range of scholarships and support for a range of life circumstances.

CIT courses have a strong focus on giving you the practical skills and experience you need for success.

CIT has helped thousands of students change their lives for the better and achieve more than they thought they could.

CIT has five Canberra based locations, set in beautiful, leafy surrounds, and located on major public transport routes. CIT campuses are home to world-class libraries, information technology resources and sporting and recreational facilities. There are also plenty of places to enjoy the social side of being a student.

CIT campuses are designed to enhance a supportive learning environment. You will find teachers and students working and studying alongside each other. You can also enjoy the benefits of having commercial services across some of the campuses. These range from discounted hair and beauty treatments, or reasonably priced meals prepared by students at CIT’s own restaurant and café.

CIT offers courses in:

  • Art, Design & Multimedia
  • Building & Construction
  • Business & Accounting
  • English & Study Preparation
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Health & Community Services
  • Hospitality, Tourism & Events
  • Information Technology
  • CIT Cloud Campus – Online Learning


CIT Bruce

CIT Bruce is in the northern suburbs of Canberra, close to the Australian Institute of Sport. It is home to CIT's award-winning Sustainability Hub and is set in the peaceful surrounding of native bushland. Just a stone's throw away you will find major shopping centres, entertainment venues and cafes.

CIT Fyshwick

CIT Fyshwick is in the industrial hub of Canberra, making it accessible to the industries that play an important role in on-campus training. You will find state-of-the-art training facilities to support studies in electrotechnology trades, plumbing, automotive, metals and logistics.

CIT Gungahlin

CIT Gungahlin, in Canberra's rapidly expanding northern suburbs, is co-located with the Gungahlin College and Gungahlin Public Library.

CIT Reid

CIT Reid is walking distance from Canberra City, providing easy access to stylish cafes, bars, cinemas, and shops. Close by you will find Lake Burley Griffin, Australian War Memorial, National Gallery of Australia, and Questacon.

CIT Tuggeranong

CIT Tuggeranong is in the town centre of Tuggeranong, which includes major shops, and entertainment and sporting facilities. All CIT students can drop in to access a wide range of support for their studies. You can also study a range of flexible courses entirely at the centre's flexible learning facilities.

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