Professional Year, more aptly called the Job Preparedness program is a structured
career development designed to enhance a student's ability to obtain employment
in their chosen discipline by applying technical skills and knowledge in the Australian
workplace and culture.
It is a 44 week program with a 12 week internship placement in a relevant host company.
The coursework is structured with a 32 week Business Communication skills and Australian
Workplace skills training followed by a 12 week Australian workplace internship
in the participant's chosen discipline.
To qualify for the Professional Year programs you must have undertaken study in Australia
and graduated from an undergraduate or post graduate degree program. In
addition, you need to satisfy each of the requirements below.
Applicants must have graduated from a course that appropriately matches the Professional
Year program to which you want to apply; have completed a Higher Education program
in Australia, in a course that provides two years credit points over a minimum of
Applicants must hold, or have applied for, the subclass 485 Temporary Residence visa.
They can be on a Bridging visa or Student visa, but must have applied for
the 485 visa and provide evidence. 485 visa holders must have a valid visa for the
duration of the Professional Year program. Engineering graduates with a positive
skill assessment form Engineers Australia and holding a 476 visa (Skilled-Recognised
Graduate visa) are also eligible for an Engineering Professional Year.
All applicants must have a successful skill assessment from their relevant assessing
bodies (ACS, EEA, CPA, IPA and ICAA).
Applicants must have a minimum overall IELTS test score of 6.0 and nothing less
than 6 in each band to be eligible for a professional year.
Applicants will need to submit the following documents in order to apply for this
Aussizz Group has been representing Navitas, Professional Pathways Australia
and Performance Education since 2010. Our institutes have extensive networks
and partner programs across Australia, which enable them to place candidates within
quality host companies. An internship in Australia provides candidates with an opportunity
to add practical skills to their studies whilst learning the fundamentals of the
Australian workplace. Institutes we represent have their Professional Year programs
developed in conjunction with industry peak bodies, including the Australian Computer
Society (ACS), CPA Australia, the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the
Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA), as well as the Department
of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC), are enhanced by quality services and support.
We at Aussizz group have been serving as the representative agent for the three
most important institutions (Navitas, PPA and PE) that have been recognised all
over Australia to be providing a quality PY program. It is very important that every
student makes a wise decision of choosing the right institute. The institutes that
we deal with at Aussizz Group have certain distinct qualities that have made them
to stand out of the other institutes. Certain important characteristics that have
made them more preferable are as follows,
Aussizz Group recruits students for Professional Year program throughout Australia.
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