Get Career Ready with a Professional Year Program
Professional Year
in Australia
(For Accounting, IT & Engineering Graduates)
Everything you will ever
need to know about a
Professional Year Program
ü Providers
ü Reviews
ü Comparison ü Courses
ü Placements ü Fees
This guide has been designed to be a one stop resource on everything that you need to know about a
Professional Year program and providers.
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Content
About AECC Global........................................................................................................................................ 03
What Is a Professional Year Program?........................................................................................................ 04
Benefits of Joining a Professional Year....................................................................................................... 05
Eligibility Criteria............................................................................................................................................ 05
Choosing the Right Provider for Your Study .............................................................................................. 06
PY Providers in Melbourne: A comparison ................................................................................................ 06
Navitas Professional...................................................................................................................................... 07
Tuition Fee, The Navitas Difference, Proven Success Rate....................................................................... 07
Monash Professional Pathways................................................................................................................... 08
Tuition Fee, The Monash Difference, Proven Success Rate...................................................................... 08
Performance Education................................................................................................................................ 09
Tuition Fee, The Performance Education Difference, Proven Success Rate........................................... 09
Queensland International Business Academy (QIBA)............................................................................... 10
Tuition Fee, The QIBA Difference, Program Highlight............................................................................... 10
Education Centre of Australia (ECA)............................................................................................................ 11
Tuition Fee, The ECA Difference, Proven Success Rate............................................................................. 11
Account Resource Centre (ARC)................................................................................................................... 12
Tuition Fee, The ARC Difference, Program Highlight ................................................................................ 12
Australian Technical & Management College (ATMC)............................................................................... 13
Tuition Fee, The ATMC Difference, Program Highlight ............................................................................. 13
The ATMC Professional Year Program consist of the following four components................................ 13
Indus Institute................................................................................................................................................ 14
Tuition Fee, The Indus Difference, Program Highlight.............................................................................. 14
FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions............................................................................................................... 15
Current Offers from AECC Global................................................................................................................ 16
Take The Next Step........................................................................................................................................ 17
Here Is How You Can Get Started................................................................................................................ 17
Visit Our Website or Contact Us Directly.................................................................................................... 17
About AECC Global
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You have studied hard to gain the technical
skills and knowledge you need for a career in
Australia but are you employment ready?
The Professional Year Program (PYP) adds incredible value to the career path of International
What
Is a Professional
Year
Program?
students, graduating
from an Australian university.
It facilitates
introduction of students to their
respective occupation and relevant practical training. Australian Internships provides the practical
A Professional Year Program is a structured professional development program combining formal
component of the Professional Year Program (PYP) and it has been approved by the accrediting
learning and workplace experience for international student who have graduated from a university
bodies authorised by the Department of Immigration and Boarder Protection (DIBP). What’s more,
in Australia. Gazetted by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) and managed
successful completion gives 5 additional points toward a PR in Australia.
by the respective Professional Bodies, it aims to enhance employability of International graduates of
Accounting, IT and Engineering fields and a successful completion of the program earns them 5 points
towards permanent residency in Australia.
Professional Year Program Structure
32 Weeks Coursework
(Part-time: one or
two days/week)
T Communication and Performance
in the Australian Workplace
T Resume, Cover Letter Build Up
T Interview Techniques
44 Weeks
Program
Graduation
12 Weeks Internship
(Part-time/Full-time,
240 hours)
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T Professional Internship placement
(Closely related to the field of study)
T Industry Networking Events
Benefits of Joining a Professional Year
ü Gain 5 migration points upon successful completion of the program
ü Helps to meet the skills assessment requirement (for Accounting & ICT only)
ü Gain a Professional Year Program certificate
ü Enhance your CV and interview skills
ü Develop practical skills through a professional internship
ü Build your network with industry professionals
ü Gain an understanding of the Australian workplace and industry
Eligibility Criteria
To qualify for a Professional Year Program, you MUST:
v Have graduated from a related higher education program within Australia
(minimum 2 years duration)
v Currently hold or applied for a Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485, either stream) with at
least 12 months validity
v Provide evidence of English language proficiency
v Provide a valid skills assessment from a relevant professional association
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Choosing the Right Provider for Your Study
When it comes to choosing the right institute for your study, it is always a big decision with many
factors to consider such as institution’s reputation, what’s being offered in the program, campus
location and tuition fee structure etc. The table below offers a quick look at Professional Year
Program providers and key criterion to keep in mind as you choose one. A detailed overview of
each of the providers will follow in subsequent pages of this guide.
Professional Year Providers: A comparison Table
Navitas
Monash
Professional
Pathways
Performance
Education
QIBA
ECA
ARC
ATMC
Indus
Institute
Available
Program
Accounting
Engineering
ICT
Accounting
Engineering
ICT
Accounting ICT
Accounting
Engineering
ICT
Accounting
ICT
Accounting
only
ICT only
ICT only
Locations
Adelaide
Brisbane
Melbourne
Sydney
Perth
Melbourne
only
Adelaide,
Melbourne
Sydney
Adelaide
Brisbane
Canberra
Darwin
Hobart
Melbourne
Sydney
Perth
Brisbane
Melbourne
Sydney
Adelaide
Brisbane
Canberra
Melbourne
Sydney
Melbourne
Sydney
Brisbane
Only
Intake
& Class
Schedule
Monthly
Intake
Weekend
Class
Monthly
Intake
Weekday &
Weekend
Class option
Monthly Intake
Class available
from Monday
to Sunday
Monthly
Intake
Weekend
Class
Monthly
Intake
Weekday &
Weekend class
option
Monthly
Intake
Weekend
Class
Monthly
Intake
Sunday
class
Monthly
Intake
Weekend
Class
Instalment
option
Instalment
to be paid
every two
months
Equal monthly
instalment
option
Equal monthly
instalment
option
Equal
monthly
instalment
Monthly/
Quarterly
instalment
option
Instalment
to be paid
every two
months
Equal
monthly
instalment
option
Instalment
to be paid
every two
months
AECC
Scholarship
available for
accounting
program
AECC
Scholarship
available for
accounting
program
Scholarship
available
for the right
candidate
$250
application
fee waived
if applying
through
AECC
Global*
$250
application
fee waived
for AECC
applications
-Free 80
hours
of PTE
Academic
test
training
assistance
- Laptop
provided to
all students
with
complete
lecture
notes and
relevant
software
preinstalled,
- All day food
is provided
including
morning &
afternoon
tea and
lunch
Scholarships &
Promotions
Program
Highlights
AECC
Scholarship
Available*
- Cert IV in
Business
- On-going
career
support after
graduation
- Option
to transfer
between 5
States
- Business
language
(BULATS)
assessment
Up to $2500
scholarship
for accounting
program*
-Free aspire
IELTS
advanced
program
-One Free
IELTS test
-Access to
Free industry
specific
workshops
and events
$500 referral
bonus for
accounting
program*
- Complimentary MYOB and
Microsoft Excel
Training
- Up to 16
weeks of Free
IELTS Test
Preparation
AECC
Scholarship
available for
accounting
- In House
Accounting
Training
-on-going
career
assistance
- Free PTE
classes
- Free
MYOB and
SharePoint
training
In House
Accounting
Training
-on-going
career
assistance
*Conditions apply. To know more about available scholarships and promotions, please contact us
at 03 9614 5900 or email us at [email protected]
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Navitas
Professional
Part of the Navitas Group,
Navitas Professional is a
professional development and
education expert specializing
in career focused programs
for outstanding employment
outcomes. Navitas Professional
Tution Fee
has been delivering the
Accounting Program: $13,000
Professional Year Program
Engineering Program: $15,200 ~ $15,500
since 2008 and it is the only
ICT Program: $12,930
provider in Australia to offer
Application Fee: $250
this program in Accounting, ICT
and Engineering in 5 Australian
States.
Did
YOU
KNOW?
Navitas Professional is the
only Professional Year Provider
who offers the program
in Accounting, ICT and
Engineering in 5 Australian
States.
The Navitas Difference
ü Choose Internship companies from ASX 100 to small and
medium sized businesses.
ü Enhance your CV with their customised online resume builder
ü Option to transfer between five states: NSW/VIC/WA/SA/QLD
ü Free Cambridge business language testing (BULATS) and
training
ü Ongoing career assistance after completion of the program
ü A nationally accredited Certificate IV in Business
ü Free industry workshops and networking events
Proven Success Rate
vPlaced over 6,300 student interns since 2008 with total 2.9
million hours of Australian workplace experience.
v100% of their internship placements have been matched to the
participants’ professional background and future career goals.
v 96% of host companies think their participants demonstrate
high levels of professionalism.
v 83% of graduates are employed within six months of
graduation.
v One in two Professional Year graduates are offered paid
employment with their host company after graduation.
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Monash
Professional
Pathways
Owned by Monash University,
Monash Professional Pathways
has been helping graduates to
make a successful transition
from formal education into a
professional career since 2001.
It was the first Professional Year
Program provider in Australia
and that allows them to offer an
extensive network of internship
host companies, across a wide
range of industries and roles.
Tution Fee
Accounting Program: $11,875 ~ $12,600
Engineering Program: $15,200 ~ $15,500
ICT Program: $12,930 ~ $13,280
Application Fee: $275
Are you an accounting graduate who studied at Monash
University or Monash College?
Contact us to find out about guaranteed Monash Scholarships.
Did
YOU
KNOW?
Monash Professional Pathways
is the first Professional Year
Program Provider in Australia
where the program is written by
a Monash professor.
The Monash Difference
ü Internship companies range from Fortune 500 and ASX listed
companies to small-to-medium enterprises
ü 20 hours Free IELTS advanced class plus one Free IELTS test
ü Multiple payment options including monthly direct debit
ü Choose from evening and weekend classes with a new course
starting every five weeks
ü Free industry workshops and networking events
Proven Success Rate
v 100% of the participants get an internship placement with a
quality host company.
v 84% of Monash Professional Year graduates are in full-time
work 4 months after graduation.
v More than 70% of interns obtaining employment in their
field after completing their program.
v Successfully placing graduates in internships with host
companies across Australia since 2001.
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Performance
Education
Established in 2006,
Performance Education was
one of the first providers
to be accredited to deliver
Professional Year Program in
Accounting & ICT and have
since helped 9,500 Professional
Year students. It is one of the
top 2 providers nationally.
Tution Fee
Upfront Payment
Accounting Program: $11,250 + $250 admin & material fee
ICT Program: $12,930 + $250 admin & material fee
Did
YOU
KNOW?
Performance Education is the
only Professional Year provider
that offers classes 7 days of the
week at every intake throughout
the year in Melbourne. Its
Sydney campus offers classes 6
days a week (Tue – Sun), and the
Adelaide campus offers classes
on Tuesday and Sunday.
Monthly Instalments
Accounting Program: $11,750 + $250 admin & material fee
ICT Program: $12,930 + $250 admin & material fee
The Performance Education Difference
ü Quality internship companies like Coca-Cola, MYOB, Westpac,
Optus, Telstra and many more
ü Guaranteed monthly intakes with a new intake starting every
4 weeks
ü Flexible timetable with Monday to Sunday class option
available
ü Lowest monthly instalment plan compared with other providers
ü Complementary MYOB and Microsoft Excel Training
ü Up to 16 weeks IELTS test Preparation
Proven Success Rate
v 92% of their graduates rated their internship placement as
‘Outstanding’, ‘Very Good’ or ‘Good’.
v 91% of their graduates said their Professional Year
qualification made a difference in getting a job.
v Over 2,500 host companies and growing.
v 1 in 3 graduates were offered employment by their host
company following their internship.
v Placed over 8,000 interns more than 2,500 companies.
v Enrolled over 7,500 students in its Accounting and IT
Professional Year Program till date.
*2014/2015 Independent survey of Performance Education Professional Year graduates by McCrindle Research
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Queensland
International
Business
Academy (QIBA)
With campuses situated in
9 major cities, 6 states and 1
territory in Australia, QIBA
stands out from various other
Tution Fee
Professional Year Institute
Accounting Program: $8250 ~ $9250
Providers. At any given point
Engineering Program: $15,200 ~ $15,500
the institute permits transfer
ICT Program: $12,600 ~ $12,850
of students between all 9
campuses with free online
access to Microsoft Training
Packages and mentor students
with their free holistic career
assistance throughout the
tenure of their program.
Did
YOU
KNOW?
The QIBA Difference
ü 9 campuses with easy transfers
ü Internships with diverse range of professional companies and
organisations
ü Holistic career assistance
Program Highlight
Professional Year in Accounting, ICT and Engineering sums up
to a work readiness program which spans over a minimum of
44 weeks. QIBA Professional Year is a synthesis of classroom
learning and hands on workplace training for International
graduates to make a smooth transition from their university life
into the job market. A successful conclusion of the Professional
Year gives the students eligibility to apply for 5 migration points
towards their Permanent Residency with DIBP.
QIBA is the only Professional
Year provider offering the
Program in 7 Australian cities.
States.
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Education Centre
of Australia (ECA)
The Education Centre of
Australia (ECA) is an approved
Professional Year provider
in consultation with the
Australian Computer Society,
CPA Australia, Chartered
Accountants and the Institute
of Public Accountants. ECA has
been successfully delivering
high quality Professional Year
Tution Fee
Accounting Program: $7000 + $200 application fee
ICT Program: $11,9700
Application Fee: $200
Program to Accounting and ICT
graduates since 2008.
The ECA Difference
ü Intakes start every week with weekday and weekend class
options
ü Flexible payment options available
ü Introductory MYOB and SharePoint classes for Accounting
and ICT participants
ü Free workshops to enhance participants’ employment
opportunities and internship experience
ü PTE training package worth $1000*
ü Assistance with job search and placement for students’ first
professional job
Proven Success Rate
v Over 3,000 students placed into Top 100 Australian
companies since 2008
v 100% of the ECA graduates are working in the industry
v One of the largest Professional Year Provider in Sydney and
Melbourne
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Accountants
Resource Centre
(ARC)
Accountants Resource Centre
(ARC) collaborates with
accounting firms and facilitates
practical in-house TAX
accounting and bookkeeping
internships/training, for
accounting graduates and
students. Established by
professional and experienced
tax accountants who have
operated successful public
practices, ARC became aware
Tution Fee
Accounting Program: $10,950+$250 application fee
($2750-$3500 Scholarships)
The ARC Difference
ü Providing real local accounting firm working experience
ü Qualified trainers who have over 10 years’ experience as
accountants and tax agents
of the need for new graduates
to experience the workings
ü On-going advice and individual training provided by senior
accountants
of contemporary accounting
practices; therefore, apart from
providing local public practices
and businesses service, a
professional year program has
also been made available for
Accounting Graduates.
Did
YOU
Program Highlight
ARC is aiming to help accounting graduates to prepare for the
needs and demands of today’s accounting firm. The whole
program is tailored with extensive training for students who
wants to see results. Students will experience the real case
studies to solve real tax problems.
KNOW?
ARC is the only Professional
Year Provider offering in-house
Accounting training to their
participants.
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Australian
Technical &
Management
College (ATMC)
The Australian Technical and
Management College (ATMC)
is a nationally recognised
institute with campuses located
Tution Fee
in Sydney and Melbourne. It is
ICT Program: $12,930
an ideal education provider for
SMIPA: $7200
those seeking to undertake the
Australian Computer Society
Professional Year Program
to help achieve successful
outcome in their chosen field.
Did
YOU
KNOW?
ATMC provides internship
The ATMC Difference
ü Flexible monthly payment option available
ü Great Internship opportunities at IBM and other internships
through Barkers Burke
ü Up to 80 hours of Free PTE Academic preparation class
ü Small class sizes with personalised attention
ü Full access to all college amenities and facilities including
career support, library service etc
The ATMC Professional Year Program
Consist of the Following Four Components
v Communications and Performance in the Australian
Workplace
v Entry and Advancement in the Australian Workplace
v Internship
v Professional Environments (PE Online, provided by the ACS)
opportunities with IBM for
meritorious students who have
enrolled with their Professional
Year in IT.
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Indus Institute
Indus Institute PTY is backed
by trainers and educators
who have more than 50 years
of combined experience in
learning and teaching. With
modern CBD location training
facility, it has a distinct
advantage when compared
to other training institutes as
Tution Fee
ICT Program: $12,930
their training facility simulates
a corporate environment. This
enables the students to become
familiar and comfortable in a
The Indus Difference
ü Reputation & Experience-backed by trainers and educators
who have combined experience of 50 years learning &
corporate environment which
leads to better employment
outcomes.
teaching
ü Multiple start dates with flexible instalment plan available
ü Small Class room allows individual attention to the learning
needs
Did
YOU
KNOW?
Program Highlight
Professional Year is available in ICT only. The program is
specifically designed for ICT graduates to suit the industry
trends not only within Australia but also global-wide. Also with
small classroom size, it can satisfy students’ individual attention
to the learning needs by the experienced trainers.
AECC Global can help you to
waive off $250 enrolment fee
for Indus Professional Year
application.
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FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is the duration of the Professional Year Program?
It is a 44 weeks program with 32 weeks coursework of Business Communication skills and
Australian Workplace skills training following with 12 weeks Australian workplace internship in the
participant’s chosen profession.
Q. Can I arrange my own internship?
Yes, if you are working in a related field, you will be able to use your own company for internship.
You will need to discuss with your provider and get requisite approval.
Q. Can I relocate to undertake the program?
Yes, the program is available in all states of Australia. You may elect to relocate to undertake the
program as long as your PY provider has a campus in your chosen location.
Q. Does successful completion of the Professional Year Program guarantee employment?
No. The aim of the program is to prepare recent graduates with the professional skills required for
a career in Australia. It does not guarantee job placement. However host company may consider
to offer an employment opportunity to qualified candidate based on the performance during the
internship.
Q. Can I take a break during the program?
This is very provider specific and is typically not recommended but individual cases are best
discussed with the course providers.
Q. Does completion of the Professional Year Program guarantee Permanent Residency in
Australia?
No, but a person who successfully completes the program will be awarded 5 points under the
Skilled Occupation List.
Q. Does successful completion of the Professional Year Program guarantee employment?
No. The aim of the program is to prepare recent graduates with the professional skills required for
a career in Australia. It does not guarantee job placement.
Q. Why should you choose AECC Global?
We represent all the leading Professional Year Institutes in Australia with one stop information on
all PY providers. We offer great benefits upon PY enrolment including FREE Temporary Graduate
Visa 485 & Skill Assessment, 50% discount on PR service fee, Free PR consultation etc.
Q. How do I get started?
Please call 03 9614 5900 or email [email protected] to discuss your study
options and avail the great benefits when you apply via AECC Global.
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Current Offers from AECC Global
There are options galore for students considering a Professional Year Program. Most students opt to use
one or more of the following criterion to decide on the provider that’s right for them:
ü 50% discount on service fees while applying PR (SAVE $1000)
ü FREE Temporary Residency Visa 485 (SAVE $750) & Skill Assessment Service (SAVE $400)
ü Referral reward (GET $250) when you refer a friend*
ü FREE Life Long EXCEL & MYOB Training packages worth $500*
ü FREE initial consultation for PR (SAVE $100)
ü One FREE PTE Academic training session
ü Ask for available scholarships on your program
*Conditions apply.
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Take
The Next Step
The Professional Year Program (PYP) adds incredible value to the career path of International
Here
Is How
You
Can
GetIt facilitates
Started
students, graduating
from an
Australian
university.
introduction of students to their
respective occupation and relevant practical training. Australian Internships provides the practical
Step 1: Consult for FREE with one of our PY consultants to find more about the suitable course and
component of the Professional Year Program (PYP) and it has been approved by the accrediting
institute and decide on the best option for you.
bodies authorised by the Department of Immigration and Boarder Protection (DIBP). What’s more,
successful completion gives 5 additional points toward a PR in Australia.
Step 2: Submit the required documents including:
•
Application Form
•
Copy of Passport
•
Copy of current VISA - 485 Visa/Bridging Visa
•
Copy of valid English language test result (IELTS, PTE, TOFEL etc.)
•
Copy of relevant Academic Transcript and completion letter
•
Letter/Payment Receipt of Skills Assessment from relevant assessment bodies
Step 3: Make the payment of the administration and initial tuition instalment prior to being issued
a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE).
Step 4: Attend a Student Orientation session in the week the course commences.
The Professional Year Program (PYP) adds incredible value to the career path of International
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introduction
of students to their
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component of the Professional Year Program (PYP) and it has been approved by the accrediting
Phone: 03 9614 5900, Email: [email protected]
bodies authorised by the Department of Immigration and Boarder Protection (DIBP). What’s more,
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successful
completion gives 5 additional points toward a PR in Australia.
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