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What is the Professional Year in IT?

The Professional Year in Computer Science is a job-readiness program aimed at former international ICT students who have been issued a 485 Skilled Graduate Visa. Holders of a Bridging Visa A or B may also apply for entry into the Professional Year.

Terms & Conditions

All applications MUST be submitted no later than 3 working days prior to the intake start date.

General Information

The Professional Year in Computer Science is a job-readiness program aimed at former international ICT students who have been issued a 485 Skilled Graduate Visa. Holders of a Bridging Visa A or B may also apply for entry into the Professional Year.

To enrol ensure you can provide the following necessary certified documents:

  • Copy of Passport
  • Copy of 485 Temporary Graduate Visa (either Graduate Work or Post-Study Work stream) or Bridging 485 Visa A.
  • Academic Transcript and Completion Letter evidencing completion of your ICT-related Bachelor or Master degree from an Australian Institution (minimum of 2 years’ full-time study in Australia)
  • English Language Proficiency Test Results – PTE (minimum overall 50, no band below 50), IELTS (minimum overall 6.0, no band below 6.0), TOEFL or OET (equivalent)

All students are also required to undertake a face-to-face pre-enrolment interview with the accredited provider to ensure course suitability and viability.

Step 1
Read the QIBA Terms & Conditions and Refund Policy

Terms & Conditions

Step 2
Fill out our application form and send it to py.enrolments@qiba.edu.au along with all required documentation.
A face-to-face pre-enrolment interview will then be scheduled.

PYP Application Form

Step 3
You will be issued a letter of offer and an invitation to attend a face-to-face pre-enrolment interview, once you submit your application.

If correct documentation has been submitted and payment has been made, you will then be issued with a Confirmation of Enrolment and will be able to commence class.

The Internship component of the Professional Year Program requires all ICT candidates to complete a minimum 220 placement hours in the workplace. Generally, the candidates will engage in this Internship over 3 days per week for a minimum of 12 weeks.

All candidates complete an online course with the ACS in conjunction with their Internship. This ACS online course (PE Online) offers further insight into ICT and provides mentoring to enhance the candidates Internship experience.

Price structure in Australian dollars for Professional Year (ICT) offered in Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and Hobart.

 

PAYMENT OPTIONS:   

  • All locations
Upfront payment $11,000
Instalment payments $11,500

INSTALMENT PAYMENT PLAN:

Application Fee waived
Upfront payment $1,500
Week 4 payment $2,000
Week 8 payment $2,000
Week 12 payment $2,000
Week 16 Payment $2,000
Week 20 Payment $2,000
Total $11,500

Locations and Start Dates

New Intake Dates are shown below.

These dates align with the start of a new module.

Days Intake Date End Date
Sunday 04/12/2022 19/11/2023
18/12/2022 03/12/2023
15/01/2023 24/12/2023
29/01/2023 07/01/2024
19/02/2023 28/01/2024
05/03/2023 11/02/2024
26/03/2023 03/03/2024

Class Location: Brisbane Campus

Level 2
108 Margaret Street
Brisbane City QLD 4000

New Intake Dates are shown below.

These dates align with the start of a new module.

Days Intake Date End Date
Saturday 17/12/2022 02/12/2023
14/01/2023 16/12/2023
28/01/2023 06/01/2024
18/02/2023 27/01/2024
04/03/2023 10/02/2024

Class Location

Suite 203,Level 2,9 Bay Street ,

Southport,QLD 4215

New Intake Dates are shown below.

These dates align with the start of a new module.

Days Intake Date End Date
Monday 16/01/2023 18/12/2023
30/01/2023 01/01/2024
06/02/2023 08/01/2024
20/02/2023 22/01/2024
06/03/2023 12/02/2024
20/03/2023 19/02/2024
Tuesday 15/11/2022 31/10/2023
29/11/2022 14/11/2023
13/12/2022 28/11/2023
17/01/2023 19/12/2023
31/01/2023 09/01/2024
28/02/2023 06/02/2024
Wednesday 30/11/2022 08/11/2023
14/12/2022 22/11/2023
18/01/2023 27/12/2023
22/02/2023 28/01/2024
15/03/2023 18/02/2024
Thursday 01/12/2022 09/11/2023
26/01/2023 04/01/2024
09/02/2023 18/01/2024
23/02/2023 01/02/2023
16/03/2023 22/02/2024
30/03/2023 07/03/2024
Friday 02/12/2022 10/11/2023
06/01/2023 08/12/2023
10/02/2023 19/01/2024
03/03/2023 09/02/2024
17/03/2023 23/02/2024
Saturday 19/11/2022 04/11/2023
10/12/2022 25/11/2023
07/01/2023 09/12/2023
21/01/2023 23/12/2023
04/02/2023 13/01/2024
25/02/2023 03/02/2024
11/03/2023 17/02/2024
Sunday 27/11/2022 12/11/2023
04/12/2022 19/11/2023
08/01/2023 10/12/2023
15/01/2023 17/12/2023
22/01/2023 31/12/2023
05/02/2023 07/01/2024
12/02/2023 21/01/2024
19/02/2023 28/01/2024
12/03/2023 18/02/2024

Class Location

Level 1 15 Moore Street,

Canberra ACT 2601

New Intake Dates are shown below.

These dates align with the start of a new module.

Days Intake Date End Date
Sunday 20/11/2022 05/11/2023
27/11/2022 19/11/2023
04/12/2022 19/11/2023
11/12/2022 03/12/2023
08/01/2023 17/12/2023
29/01/2023 07/01/2024
12/02/2023 21/01/2024
19/02/2023 28/01/2024
05/03/2023 11/02/2024
12/03/2023 18/02/2024

Class Location

Level 4, 162 Macquarie Street

Hobart TAS 7000

New Intake Dates are shown below.

These dates align with the start of a new module.

Days Intake Date End Date
Monday 28/11/2022 13/11/2023
12/12/2022 27/11/2023
19/12/2022 04/12/2023
09/01/2023 18/12/2023
16/01/2023 25/12/2023
23/01/2023 01/01/2024
06/02/2023 15/01/2024
13/02/2023 22/01/2024
27/02/2023 05/02/2024
20/03/2023 26/02/2024
27/03/2023 04/03/2024
Wednesday 21/12/2022 06/12/2023
18/01/2023 20/12/2023
01/02/2023 03/01/2024
22/02/2023 24/01/2024
08/03/2023 07/02/2024
Thursday 08/12/2022 09/11/2023
19/01/2023 28/12/2023
02/02/2023 11/01/2024
16/02/2023 25/01/2024
09/03/2023 15/02/2024
23/03/2023 29/02/2024
Saturday 19/11/2022 04/11/2023
03/12/2022 28/11/2023
10/12/2022 25/11/2023
17/12/2022 02/12/2023
07/01/2023 09/12/2023
14/01/2023 16/12/2023
28/01/2023 06/01/2024
04/02/2023 13/01/2024
18/02/2023 27/01/2024
25/02/2023 03/02/2024
11/03/2023 17/02/2024
18/03/2023 24/02/2024
25/03/2023 02/03/2024
Sunday 20/11/2022 05/11/2023
04/12/2022 19/11/2023
08/01/2023 17/12/2023
15/01/2023 14/12/2023
22/01/2023 31/12/2023
05/02/2023 07/01/2024
19/02/2023 28/01/2024
26/02/2023 28/01/2024
12/03/2023 18/02/2024
26/03/2023 03/03/2024

Class Location

QIBA Sydney CBD Campus

Level 10 140 Elizabeth Street

Sydney NSW 2000