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Professional Year Information Technology

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.

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Secure your place in the Professional Year Program

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

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.

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 220 hours in the workplace. Generally the candidates will complete this Internship over 3 days per week for 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:   

  • Sydney & Brisbane 
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

 

PAYMENT OPTIONS:   

  • Hobart & Canberra                                   
Upfront payment $12,000
Instalment payments $12,500

 

INSTALMENT PAYMENT PLAN:

Application Fee waived
Upfront payment $2,500
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 $12,500

Locations and Start Dates

New Intake Dates are shown below.

These dates align with the start of a new module.

 

Day

Start Date

End Date


MONDAY

01/03/2021 07/02/2022

SUNDAY

17/01/2021 26/12/2021
31/01/2021 09/01/2022
21/02/2021 30/01/2022
07/03/2021 13/02/2022

 

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.

 

Day

Start Date

End Date


MONDAY

22/02/2021 31/01/2022

FRIDAY

19/02/2021 28/01/2022

SATURDAY

30/01/2021 01/01/2022

 SUNDAY

07/03/2021 13/02/2022

Class Location

 

Level 4, 40 Cameron Avenue

Belconnen ACT 2617

New Intake Dates are shown below.

These dates align with the start of a new module.

Day

Start Date

End Date


SATURDAY

23/01/2021 25/12/2021

SUNDAY

24/01/2021 02/01/2022
07/02/2021 23/01/2022
21/02/2021 23/01/2022
14/03/2021 06/02/2022
21/03/2021 27/02/2022

 

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.

 

Day

Start Date

End Date


SATURDAY

20/02/2021 29/01/2022
06/03/2021 12/02/2022
20/03/2021 26/02/2022
27/03/2021 05/03/2022
17/04/2021 19/03/2022

SUNDAY

31/01/2021 09/01/2022
14/02/2021 23/01/2022
28/02/2021 06/02/2022
21/03/2021 27/02/2022

 MONDAY

11/01/2021 13/12/2021

TUESDAY

09/02/2021 11/01/2022
23/02/2021 25/01/2022
16/03/2021 15/02/2022

 

 

WEDNESDAY

20/01/2021 22/12/2021
03/02/2021 05/01/2022
24/02/2021 26/01/2022
10/03/2021 09/02/2022
31/03/2021 02/03/2022

THURSDAY

07/01/2021 09/12/2021

FRIDAY

29/01/2021 07/01/2022

Class Location

 

QIBA Sydney CBD Campus

Level 7 114-120 Castlereagh St

Sydney NSW 2000

Delivered on behalf of the Australian Computer Society (ACS)