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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HOBART & CANBERRA PROMOTIONAL OFFERS AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED TIME!

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General Information

Am I Eligible?

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 ACTIVE Bridging 485 Visa A. You cannot commence the Professional Year Course on an active Student Visa/Bridging Visa ‘Inactive’.
  • 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 36), IELTS (minimum overall 6.0 Academic or General, no band below 5.0), TOEFL or OET (equivalent)

All students are also required to undertake an application interview with the accredited provider to ensure course suitability and viability.

Internship

ICT student are required to perform 220 hours over a 12 week period (3 days per week for 12 weeks). IT student’s internship corresponds with the ACS online course which must be commenced no later than the 30th week of the Professional Year Program.

 

Students complete an online course with the ACS during their internship, offering further insight into ICT and receive mentoring to enhance the internship experience.

Pricing and Payment Options

PROMOTIONAL OFFER - CANBERRA

for a limited time only

 

PAYMENT OPTIONS:

 
Upfront full payment $11,430
Instalment payments (6 in total)
$11,930
Application Fee waived
1st instalment $1,930
Monthly payments to follow (5 in total) $2,000

PROMOTIONAL OFFER - HOBART

for a limited time only

 

PAYMENT OPTIONS:

 
Upfront full payment $11,000
Instalment payments (6 in total)
$11,500
Application Fee waived
1st instalment $1,500
Monthly payments to follow (5 in total) $2,000

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

 

  • PAYMENT OPTIONS:   
  • Sydney and 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:   
  • Darwin, Canberra and Hobart                                      (see Hobart & Canberra Promotional Offer above)
Upfront payment $12,930
Instalment payments $12,930

 

  • INSTALMENT PAYMENT PLAN:
Application Fee waived
Upfront payment $2,930
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 $12,930

How to Apply

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

Step 3

You will be issued a letter of offer 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.

Locations and Start Dates

Brisbane

Day Start Date End Date
Monday 30-07-2018 03-06-2019
13-08-2018 17-06-2019
20-08-2018 24-06-2019
17-09-2018 22-07-2019
15-10-2018 19-08-2019
05-11-2018 09-09-2019
19-11-2018 23-09-2019
10-12-2018 14-10-2019
Sunday 22-07-2018 02-06-2019
26-08-2018 30-06-2019
16-09-2018 21-07-2019
07-10-2018 11-08-2019
28-10-2018 01-09-2019
02-12-2018 06-10-2019

 

Class Location

 

Oakwood Hotel & Apartments

Brisbane

15 Ivory Lane

Brisbane QLD 4000

 

Canberra

Day Start Date End Date
Monday 02-07-2018 13-05-2018
16-07-2018 27-05-2019
30-07-2018 10-06-2019
20-08-2018 01-07-2019
24-09-2018 05-08-2019
29-10-2018 09-09-2019
19-11-2018 30-09-2019
03-12-2018 21-10-2019
Friday 27/07/2018 31/05/2019
17/08/2018 21/06/2019
31/08/2018 05/07/2019
21/09/2018 26/07/2019
26/10/2018 30/08/2019
09/11/2018 13/09/2019
23/11/2018 27/09/2019
07/12/2018 11/10/2019
21/12/2018 25/10/2019
 Saturday 18-08-2018 22-06-2019
01-09-2018 06-07-2019
15-09-2018 20-07-2019
06-10-2018 10-08-2019
10-11-2018 14-09-2019
15-12-2018 19-10-2019
Sunday 25-11-2018 29-09-2019
09-12-2018 13-10-2019

 

Class Location

 

Medina Conference Room

11 Giles St

Kingston ACT 2604

Hobart

Day Start Date End Date
Sunday 08-07-2018 12-05-2019
22-07-2018 26-05-2019
29-07-2018 02-06-2019
02-09-2018 07-07-2019
30-09-2018 04-08-2019
28-10-2018 01-09-2019
11-11-2018 15-09-2019

 

Class Location

 

Best Western

156 Bathurst Street

Hobart TAS 7000

Sydney CBD

Day Start Date End Date
Tuesday 03-07-2018 07-05-2019
31-07-2018 04-06-2019
14-08-2018 18-06-2019
04-09-2018 09-07-2019
Saturday 07-07-2018 11-05-2019
04-08-2018 08-06-2019
08-09-2018 13-07-2019
29-09-2018 03-08-2019
13-10-2018 17-08-2019
10-11-2018 14-09-2019
Sunday 01-07-2018 05-05-2019
15-07-2018 19-05-2019
22-07-2018 25-05-2019
05-08-2018 16-06-2019
19-08-2018 30-06-2019
02-09-2018 14-07-2019
16-09-2018 28-07-2019
30-09-2018 11-08-2019
28-10-2018 08-09-2019
02-12-2018 13-10-2019

Class Location

 

QIBA Sydney CBD Campus

Level 7 114-120 Castlereagh St

Sydney NSW 2000

Delivered on behalf of the Australian Computer Society (ACS)

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