What is professional year program?
Professional Year Programs (PYP) are typically offered as one-year intensive graduate programs. PYP is an opportunity for graduates to gain new skills and knowledge, improve their career prospects, and advance their professional careers. PYP’s vary in terms of the academic disciplines they cover and the industries they serve; but most offer personal and professional growth opportunities that can be applied to a variety of professions.
There are many international students who have graduated from an Australian university, but don’t know about the Professional Year Program. The PYP is a well-structured program that focuses on teaching aspiring students about their professional development & provides them with practical training to help them find the right career.
Why to study Professional year in Canberra?
If you study professional year in Canberra you will be able to claim 5 Points while applying for Canberra matrix which is equivalent to 1 year study in Canberra. So if you are are IT, Accounting and Engineering graduate you can do professional year in-order to claim the points.
- This course will help you to get a better idea of the cultures in Australia
- You can grow your skills through the internship
- Additionally, you can maximize your network with other professionals in the industry.
What is the duration of professional year program?
This program covers a 12-week placement in a related host company and lasts for 44 weeks. The course work will include 32 weeks of Business Communication skills and Australian Workplace skills training followed by 12 weeks in the workplace.
Who are eligible for a Professional Year Program?
To qualify for this role, you must hold a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in one of the following fields: accounting, computer science, engineering (or closely related field) and you must have following visa in order to study professional year.
- Bridging or granted 485
- Granted 476
What are the required documents for professional year?
There are many documents that are required for professional year. The most important documents to provide are
- Application Form
- Certified copy of passport
- Evidence of English language proficiency PTE/Ielts
- Current Visa Copy
- Academic Documents
- Positive Skill assessment from an appropriate assessing body. (Accounting)
Can applicant claim 5 points for Canberra Matrix with professional year?
Yes if the applicant has completed full professional year program in Canberra then they can apply for 5 point while lodging application for Canberra matrix.
Is Professional year Available in Canberra?
Professional year programs are available in Canberra for the following:
- IT (ACS)
- Accounting (CA ANZ, CPA Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants )
- Engineers (Engineers Australia)