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Professional Year IT in Sydney

The job market in Australia is highly competitive. Although there is no dearth of job options. Still, getting a job is not at all easy, especially for international students. When foreign students opt for Professional Year Program IT in Sydney, they open up an array of job opportunities for themselves. This course helps them in enhancing their understanding of the Australian workforce. The candidates also receive an industry-relevant internship placement in addition to the practical training in the IT sector in Australia.

The best thing about this program is that it builds a professional network for the students, thereby helping them in future employment. Furthermore, after completing this course, the participants may claim five points in an eligible skilled occupation, as specified by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. This way the students are able to apply for Permanent Residency in Australia and can have a successful career in an IT firm.

PYP - Information Technology At a Glance

Price

$15,200-$15,500

Duration

44 weeks (minimum) including 32 weeks training
in-class and 12 weeks internship placement.

Location

Sydney

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have completed a recognized IT degree in Australia which provides at least 2 years of credit points.

A minimum score of 6 in IELTS English proficiency test with a minimum score of 5 across all bands OR a PTE score of 50 overall, with a minimum of 36 across all bands.

Candidates must hold or have applied for Visa 485 with 12 months of validity.

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What is A Professional Year IT Sydney?

The Professional Year Program Sydney for IT has been developed by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and has been endorsed by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection in order to help alleviate the shortage of qualified IT professionals in Australia. It is a 44-week program that is available for international students with an Australian degree in the field of Information Technology.



Since the Information Technology industry has gained popularity in the past few years, there has been saturation for the job positions within the industry. It can prove to be a difficult to pursue a career in this field especially for recent graduates. The program is designed to help graduates the skills and knowledge to be able to successfully work in an Australian organisation.

What Would Gain from a Professional Year Program Sydney?


The Professional Year Program or PYP has helped a lot of graduates gain the success they need in the IT industry. Here are some of the benefits you can reap by choosing to take part in a PYP:
  • 1

    Gaining valuable work experience in an Australian company through an internship. Through its intensive internship program, you will be placed in an Australian company and learn the tricks of the trade from actual IT professionals. Graduates will be trained on how to properly communicate in a formal setting and will be groomed to be the professionals they need to be.
  • 2

    You will be immersed in the real culture and practices within an Australian organisation. In relation to the first point, the PYP will prepare graduates to be more mindful of proper work ethics and safety precautions that is being utilised by Australian companies.
  • 3

    Eligibility for the five additional points on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection's points test. This is helpful if you want to apply for a Skilled Independent (subclass 189) visa.

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