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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:   

  • 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.

Day

Start Date

End Date


MONDAY
20/09/2021 29/08/2022
25/10/2021 03/10/2022
15/11/2021 24/10/2022
29/11/2021 07/11/2022
20/12/2021 05/12/2022

SUNDAY 17/10/2021 02/10/2022
31/10/2021 16/10/2022

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 29/11/2021 14/11/2022

WEDNESDAY Full

THURSDAY Full

FRIDAY 19/11/2021 04/11/2022

SATURDAY
Full

SUNDAY 21/11/2021 06/11/2022

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
11/09/2021 03/09/2022
25/09/2021 17/09/2022

SUNDAY
19/09/2021 04/09/2022
03/10/2021 18/09/2022

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
25/09/2021 03/09/2022
16/10/2021 01/10/2022

SUNDAY
10/10/2021 18/09/2022
07/11/2021 09/10/2022

MONDAY
20/09/2021 22/08/2022
11/10/2021 19/09/2022

TUESDAY
12/10/2021 20/09/2022

WEDNESDAY
29/09/2021 31/08/2022
10/11/2021 12/10/2022

THURSDAY
07/10/2021 08/09/2022

FRIDAY
22/10/2021 07/10/2022
26/11/2021 11/11/2022

Class Location

 

QIBA Sydney CBD Campus

Level 10 140 Elizabeth Street

Sydney NSW 2000

Delivered on behalf of the Australian Computer Society (ACS)