Professional Year Study

Professional Year Study
Professional Year, also known as the Job Preparedness programme, is a standardised career preparation curriculum that aims to improve a student's ability to achieve jobs in their chosen discipline by using specific skills and experience of the Australian workplace and community.
  • Combines advanced education and on-the-job training.
  • Teaches learners how to interact efficiently in the workplace in Australia.
  • Includes an internship to familiarise participants with all facets of working activities in Australia.
  • Should be carried out in the applicant's designated professional profession or a similarly associated occupation.
  • A Professional Year Program assists in the development of communication skills, practical practise, and understanding of the Australian workplace and society.
  • It also allows a foreign student's PR application to earn migration points.
  • It improves the performance of your CV.
  • Gains realistic experience with a technical internship
  • Assists in obtaining a Professional Year award.
  • Aids in the enhancement of international students' job chances and broadens their opportunities in the fields of IT, accounting, and engineering.
  • It also makes it easier to network with colleagues and other business practitioners.

Who can enrol in this program?

To be eligible for the Professional Year programmes, you must have studied in Australia and completed an undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme. You must also meet all of the conditions mentioned below.

Qualifications and education

Applicants must have completed a Higher Education degree in Australia, in a course that offers two years credit points for a period of 18 months; and have qualified from a course that appropriately suits the Professional Year programme to which you wish to apply.


Applicants must be in possession of, or have applied for, a subclass 485 Temporary Residence visa. They may be on a Bridging or Student visa, but they must have applied for and shown documentation for the 485 visa. For the length of the Professional Year scheme, 485 visa holders must have a valid visa.

Evaluation of Ability

Both candidates must receive a positive ability assessment from their respective judging bodies (ACS, EEA, CPA, IPA and ICAA).

Language abilities

To be considered for a professional year, applicants must have a minimum overall IELTS test score of 6.0 and no less than 6 in each band.
What does the Professional Year Program entail?
  • CV writing and interview techniques
  • Professional preparation in their field
  • Connection in business
  • Workplace activities in Australia
  • 12 week professional internship (work experience)
  • Relationships at work.
Applicants will need to submit the following documents in order to apply for this program:
  • Application Form
  • Certified copy of passport
  • CV/Resume
  • Certified evidence of English language proficiency (IELTS)
  • Certified evidence of current visa status
  • Certified copy of academic documents
  • A successful skill assessment from relevant assessing bodies.
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