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 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 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 a pre-enrolment interview with the accredited provider to ensure course suitability and viability.

Please be advised that this is a face-to-face pre-enrolment interview at our Sydney or Brisbane CBD Campus for those students in Sydney or Brisbane. For our Hobart and Canberra students these face-to-face interviews will be conducted via Skype or Zoom.

Internship

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.

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

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

 

  • PAYMENT OPTIONS:   
  • Sydney, Brisbane and Hobart 
Upfront payment$11,000
Instalment payments$11,500

 

  • INSTALMENT PAYMENT PLAN:
Application Feewaived
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:   
  • Canberra                                      (see promotional price above)
Upfront payment$12,430
Instalment payments$12,930

 

  • INSTALMENT PAYMENT PLAN:
Application Feewaived
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.

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.

Locations and Start Dates

Brisbane CBD

New Intake Dates are shown below.

These dates align with the start of a new module.

 

DayStart DateEnd Date

MONDAY

10/12/201804/11/2019
28/01/201909/12/2019
11/02/201923/12/2019
25/02/201906/01/2020
18/03/201927/01/2020
01/04/201910/02/2020

SATURDAY (subject to numbers)

19/01/201930/11/2019
02/02/201914/12/2019
16/02/201928/12/2019
09/03/201918/01/2020
23/03/201901/02/2020

SUNDAY

16/12/201820/10/2019
06/01/201910/11/2019
27/01/201908/12/2019
24/02/201905/01/2020
31/03/201909/02/2020
28/04/201908/03/2020

 

Class Location

 

Brisbane Campus

Level 2

108 Margaret Street

Brisbane City QLD 4000

Canberra

New Intake Dates are shown below.

These dates align with the start of a new module.

 

DayStart DateEnd Date

FRIDAY

14/12/201801/11/2019
04/01/201915/11/2019
01/02/201913/12/2019
08/03/201917/01/2020
29/03/201907/02/2020
12/04/201921/02/2020

SATURDAY

15/12/201802/11/2019
12/01/201923/11/2019
26/01/201907/12/2019
16/02/201928/12/2019
23/03/201908/02/2020
06/04/201922/02/2020
27/04/201907/03/2020

SUNDAY

09/12/201827/10/2019
23/12/201810/11/2019
20/01/201901/12/2019
03/02/201915/12/2019
03/03/201912/01/2020
03/03/201916/02/2020
07/04/201908/03/2020

 

Class Location

 

Medina Conference Room

11 Giles St

Kingston ACT 2604

Hobart

New Intake Dates are shown below.

These dates align with the start of a new module.

DayStart DateEnd Date

SATURDAY

19/01/201907/12/2019
09/02/201929/12/2019
23/02/201911/01/2020
23/03/201908/02/2020
04/05/201914/03/2020

SUNDAY

27/01/201915/12/2019
17/02/201905/01/2020
03/03/201919/01/2020
31/03/201909/02/2020
12/05/201922/03/2020

 

Class Location

 

Best Western

156 Bathurst Street

Hobart TAS 7000

Sydney CBD

New Intake Dates are shown below.

These dates align with the start of a new module.

 

DayStart DateEnd Date

SATURDAY

15/12/201926/10/2019
05/01/201916/11/2019
19/01/201907/12/2019
26/01/201907/12/2019
09/02/201921/12/2019
23/02/201928/12/2019
23/03/201901/02/2020
04/05/201907/03/2020

SUNDAY

09/12/201827/10/2019
16/12/201803/11/2019
06/01/201917/11/2019
13/01/201924/11/2019
17/02/201929/12/2019
03/03/201912/01/2020
10/03/201926/01/2020
17/03/201926/01/2020
24/03/201909/02/2020
31/03/201909/02/2020
28/04/201908/03/2020

TUESDAY

11/12/201829/10/2019
22/01/201903/12/2019
26/02/201914/01/2020
19/03/201904/02/2020
02/04/201918/02/2020

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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