Professional Year

Professional year course is available for Accounting, Engineering and IT students. Students can complete a combination of classroom and on-the-job training sessions after completion of their main course, generally whilst holding a Graduate Temporary visa for the duration of 12 Months.

This provides 5 extra points, as well as an English language concession for accounting students. Aside from extra points, your application may be processed more quickly if you complete a professional year.

Professional Year Programs are primarily designed for students wishing to apply for permanent residency in Australia. They allow students to develop industry-specific skills through study and work experience, preparing them for professional careers in the Australian workforce. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) only recognizes Professional Year Programs that have been approved by the government.

Why should you complete a Professional Year Program?

Completing a Professional Year has several benefits:

  • You earn valuable work experience in an Australian company through an internship.
  • You are able to improve your understanding of the culture and practices within the Australian workplace.
  •  You learn how to communicate in a professional manner within the Australian workplace.
  • You are eligible to receive five extra points on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) ‘points test’ when applying for a Skilled Independent (subclass 189) visa.

Who is eligible for a Professional Year Programme?

You need to have completed a degree in accounting, computer science or engineering (or a closely related area) in Australia. You must hold a Skilled — Graduate (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 485), which allows you to remain in Australia for 18 months after the completion of your degree. To be eligible for this visa you must be under 50 years of age, have completed an eligible qualification within the last six months as a result of at least two years of study in Australia and possess the skills and qualifications required for an occupation listed on the Skilled Occupation List.

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