The Professional Year Program Sydney offers international students, who have graduated from an Australian university, a strong introduction to their respective field of specialization and practical training. The program combines formal learning and work experience that provides relevant practical exposure needed to pursue a career or get permanent residency in Australia.
The program has been approved by several accrediting bodies and authorized by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. Currently, Professional Year Program is available in the fields of Accounting, Engineering and Computer Science. The 12-months program allows students to build industry-specific skills through coursework and workplace experience, preparing them for professional career in the Australian skilled workforce.
Why should you complete a Professional Year Program?
Completing a Professional Year has a number of 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.
Professional Year Program providers and further information
The following Professional Year Programs are recognized by the Australian Government: Accounting