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Professional Year Program is a well structured professional development program, which combines formal training and an Australian internship placement for international students who have graduated from Australian university. It is a 12 month long program, currently available in the field of accounting, computer science and engineering.

These programs are specially designed to facilitate the international students who wish to apply for the permanent residency in Australia and to help the graduates to develop industry-specific skills by classroom training combined with real workplace exposure through internship.

Professional Year program is a 44-week long program includes a 12-week internship placement in a relevant organisation.

Course work is structured with 32-weeks of formal training to allow students to understand Australian workplace culture and practices, learn the business communication skills and 12 weeks of Australian workplace placement to helps students gain valuable Australian work experience.

There are a number of benefits of completing a professional year program.

  • Helps you get 5 additional points on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) ‘POINT TEST’ for applying a SKILLED DEPENDENT VISA
  • Looks impressive on Your CV
  • Get nationally recognized certificate
  • Gain work experience in Australian organisation
  • Gain knowledge and exposure to Australian work culture and business practices
  • create professional network
  • Access to career counselling during and after the program
  • Access to various workshops

Students who have completed undergraduate or postgraduate degree in accounting, computer science or engineering (or closely related area) in Australia are eligible for the Professional year program.

One must hold a temporary skilled graduate visa (485), which allows 18 month stay in Australia after the completion of the degree. The degree must be completed in last 6 months. One must be under 50 years of age.

The candidates who have completed the ENGNEERING degree outside of Australia from a recognised institution are also eligible to study Professional Year Program. They need to apply for a Skilled-Recognised Graduate Visa (subclass 476).

All applicants should have a successful skill assessment from their respective assessment bodies (ACS, EEA, CPA, IPA and ICAA). A minimum overall IELTS test score of 6.0 and not less than 6 in each band are necessary to qualify for a professional year.

  • Yes, you can get the additional 5 migration points by DIBP for applying a SKILLED DEPENDENT VISA in Australia, after successful completion of Professional Year Program.

The intake dates are every month. For the next intake dates, please send us an inquiry or call us.

There are generally 1 to 2 classes a week, in weekdays depending on the length of the class. Weekend classes are also available. One can choose what is convenient, as flexible choices are available.

  • Specific Occupational Training for Your related Industry
  • CV preparation and interview skills
  • Business Communications
  • Australian work place practices
  • Business internship for 12 weeks (work experience)
  • Workplace relationships

And much more…

The fee varies from provider to provider.
The basic fees are as follows:

  • For accounting, the fees is between- $ 6000 is $ 11,500
  • For engineering the fees is between -$ 15200- $ 15500
  • For IT the fees is between – $ 12600 – $ 12930

Yes, for sure you can pay in Instalments as most providers provide the Instalment schemes.

Yes, you can choose to move to take this program anywhere in Australia provides your PY provider has premises in your selected location.

No, it is not paid as it is the part of the Professional Year Program.

Yes, if you are working in the similar field; you can use your own company for your internship.

You will not be allowed to withdraw or change to any other internship. Failure to complete the approved/valid internship will result in a failure of your internship module and your graduation will be delayed.Once your internship has started, you will have to complete the internship within the agreed time limit.

If you want to arrange your internship, you should talk to your educational institution before starting the course and understand the process for it. Many business year institutions permit self-sourcing internships.

No, this does not guarantee job placement. The objective of the program is to prepare recent graduates with the necessary professional skills for career in Australia. However, the host company may grant employment opportunities to qualified candidates on the basis of performance during the internship.

To apply for this program the Applicants will have to submit the following documents

  • Application letter
  • Certified copy of passport
  • CV/Resume
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (IELTS)
  • Certified copy of academic documents
  • A successful skill assessment from relevant assessment bodies

It is very important that each student makes an intelligent decision to choose the right institution.

We are associated with the institutions in all states of Australia, which have been identified for providing quality PY program. We make sure that all of our institutes have below mentioned characteristics

  • The institute is committed to supporting students and graduates to meet their career ambitions.
  • Its expertise in career development has earned its self a strong recognition in Australia.
  • They are successfully establishing many students and graduates in internships across Australia and there is also a proven record of helping the graduate get employment in their area.
  • They also provide you with opportunity to interact with industry professionals, employers and employers on current trends and initiatives in their respective areas and thus improve their professional network.
  • Institutions have a proven record of providing internship at the right time and they also ensure that internships are prepared on the basis of the career of a person’s career.
  • All three institutes have an organized business year program with flexible timetables and regular seasons. They also provide an IELTS support program with a free IELTS examination. The IELTS program has been done by IELTS experts and professionals with a specific purpose of getting 7 bands in all four classes of an IELTS exam.

The institutions providing the professional year program are available throughout Australia, including the five main capital cities of Australia, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.

To discuss your study options and take advantage of benefits please Contact ISA Migrations

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