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Professional Year Programs:

Professional Year Program is a professional development program for international students who have graduated from an Australian university. Professional year programs combine an Australian internship placement through conventional professional training and are currently available in the fields of Engineering, Accounting, Computer & IT services and, other Australian industries.

Professional year programs help students develop industry-specific skills to get into a professional job. These programs are designed for international students who have completed their studies and want to pursue their career in the country as a permanent resident of Australia. As an international student, you need to enrollin this program after completing your graduation from any Australian university for permanent residency in Australia.

Recognized by the Australian Government

Professional year programs are recognized by the Australian government in the domain of Engineering, Computer Science, and Accounting. Some of the government-approved programs for international students are Engineers Australia, The Australian Computer Society, CPA Australia Internship Program for Accounting, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Internship Program for Accounting, and many others. As per your educational degree and professional interests, you can join any of the above professional year programs.

Who are eligible?

  • International graduates that have finished at least 02 years of study from an approved educational institute in Australia and obtained their degree
  • They must be between 18 to 45 years of age.
  • They must have completed their degree in fields such as Engineering, Computer Science, and Accounting
  • They must possess the Skilled Graduate Temporary Visa subclass 485 that allows them to stay in Australia for 18 months after course completion.
  • Anyone can apply for a Skilled Recognised Graduate Temporary Visa subclass 476 to get an enrolment in professional year programs if they have finished their graduation from an approved institution outside Australia.

Benefits of Professional Year Programs:

  • Students will get work experience through an internship in Australian industries and companies.
  • It will help you enhance your professional skills to get potential employment opportunities in Australia.
  • You will understand the culture and practices within the Australian workplace.
  • It will improve your communication in a professional manner.
  • Once you complete your professional year program in Australia, you will get five extra valuable migration points in the migration test under the general skilled migration scheme conducted by the Department of Immigration and Border (DIBP). It will bring you one step closer to permanent residence and getting a Skilled Independent visa subclass 189.

Documents required:

  • An updated Resume and Cover Letter
  • Valid IELTS or PTE result as a proof of English language proficiency
  • Certifies copies of academic transcripts
  • Color copy of the passport
  • Copy of the Skilled Graduate Visa subclass 485
  • Passport

Why choose us?

We, at International Migration & Education Services (IMES) Pty Ltd, offer our students the opportunity of enrolling in a professional year program through our authorized partners for recruitment of professional year. We help applicants to process 485 Visa applications through our registered migration agent for quick and easy approval. We also offer a huge discount on Professional Year Programs prices. For more details contact and talk to our certified counsellors.


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