Professional Year (PY) Programs are introduced by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) to address Australia’s skills deficiency through upgrading the employability of International Graduates from Australian university with a degree in the fields of Accounting, IT and Engineering.
The program provides by Accredit Providers in Australia aim to enrich International Graduates with valuable knowledge with relevant resume writing and interview techniques and understanding insight about the Australian employment market and workplace culture, plus a professional internship placement and networking opportunities. It allows graduates to develop industry specific skills through study and work experience preparing them pathway from University to employment in Australia. Successful of the completion, international student again five (5) points towards to their permanent residency application in Australia if they choose this pathway.
A Professional Year Program is structured program combining formal learning and workplace experience for International Students who have graduated from a University in Australia. The Professional Year is a 44 weeks program, which includes a 32-week theoretical knowledge and communication skills training and a 12-week full-time internship opportunity for graduate to gain a real work experience with an Australian employer.
International students must have completed a degree in Accounting, Computer Science or Engineering or a closely related area from Australian University in Australia. You must hold a Skilled Graduate Temporary Subclass 485 Visa, which allows you to remain in Australia after the completion of your degree to enrol this program.
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 18 months.
Applicants must hold, or have applied for the subclass 485 Temporary Graduate Visa and the visa 485 holder must have a valid visa for the duration of the Professional Year Program period.
Engineering graduates with a positive skill assessment form Engineers Australia and holding a 476 visa Skilled-Recognized Graduate visa are also eligible for an Engineering Professional Year Program.
Applicant must have a successful skill assessment out come from their relevant Assessing Bodies as such ACS, EEA, CPA, IPA and ICAA.
Applicant must have a valid English test with a minimum overall IELTS test score of 6.0 and with a minimum of 6 score in each band to be eligible to enroll for a Professional Year Program.
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No, successful completion of the Professional Year program does not guarantee you a permanent resident in Australia, however it will award five (5) points under an eligible skilled occupation for migration which may help you score points test boost your chance of permanent residency application, as specified by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA).
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