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

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 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:   
  • Darwin, Canberra and Hobart                                      (see Hobart & Canberra Promotional Offer above)
Upfront payment$12,930
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
Monday15-10-201819-08-2019
05-11-201809-09-2019
19-11-201823-09-2019
10-12-201814-10-2019
Saturday24-11-201828-09-2019
(subject to numbers)08-12-201812-10-2019
22-12-201826-10-2019
12-01-201916-11-2019
19-01-201923-11-2019
Sunday28-10-201801-09-2019
02-12-201806-10-2019

 

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
Monday22-10-201826-08-2019
12-11-201816-09-2019
26-11-201830-09-2019
Friday26-10-201830-08-2019
09-11-201813-09-2019
23-11-201827-09-2019
07-12-201811-10-2019
21-12-201825-10-2019
Saturday10-11-201814-09-2019
15-12-201819-10-2019
Sunday21-10-201825-08-2019
25-11-201829-09-2019
09-12-201813-10-2019

 

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
Sunday14-10-201818-08-2019
28-10-201801-09-2019
18-11-201822-09-2019
NEW TO HOBART - MONDAY CLASSES
Monday22-10-201826-08-2019
29-10-201802-09-2019
26-11-201830-09-2019

 

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
Tuesday23-10-201827-08-2019
06-11-201810-09-2019
20-11-201824-09-2019
27-11-201801-10-2019
Saturday13-10-201817-08-2019
27-10-201831-08-2019
10-11-201814-09-2019
24-11-201828-09-2019
07-10-201811-08-2019
Sunday21-10-201825-08-2019
04-11-201808-09-2019
18-11-201822-09-2019
25-11-201829-09-2019
02-12-201813-10-2019
23-12-201827-10-2019

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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