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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

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

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 $11,000
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, Canberra and Hobart.

 

  • PAYMENT OPTIONS:   
  • Sydney, Brisbane and Hobart 
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:   
  • Canberra                                      (see promotional price above)
Upfront payment $11,430
Instalment payments $11,930

 

  • 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 $11,930

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.

 

Day Start Date End Date

MONDAY

02/12/2019 09/11/2020
09/12/2019 23/11/2020
16/12/2019 23/11/2020
13/01/2020 14/12/2020
20/01/2020 28/12/2020
10/02/2020 18/01/2021
24/02/2020 01/02/2021


SUNDAY

08/12/2019 15/11/2020
22/12/2019 29/11/2020
19/01/2020 20/12/2020
01/03/2020 31/01/2021

 

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.

 

Day Start Date End Date

FRIDAY

29/11/2019 06/11/2020
20/12/2019 27/11/2020
07/02/2020 15/01/2021
21/02/2020 29/01/2021
06/03/2020 12/02/2021

SATURDAY

30/11/2019 07/11/2020
14/12/2019 21/11/2020
11/01/2020 12/12/2020
25/01/2020 26/12/2020
22/02/2020 23/01/2021
28/03/2020 27/02/2021

SUNDAY

08/12/2019 15/11/2020
22/12/2019 29/11/2020
19/01/2020 20/12/2020
01/03/2020 31/01/2021

 

Class Location

 

Level 4, 40 Cameron Avenue

Belconnen ACT 2617

Hobart

New Intake Dates are shown below.

These dates align with the start of a new module.

Day Start Date End Date

SATURDAY

23/05/2020 08/05/2021
06/06/2020 22/05/2021
04/07/2020 19/06/2021
15/08/2020 31/07/2021

SUNDAY

31/05/2020 09/05/2021
14/06/2020 23/05/2021
28/06/2020 04/07/2021

 

Class Location

 

Level 4, 162 Macquarie Street

Hobart TAS 7000

Sydney CBD

New Intake Dates are shown below.

These dates align with the start of a new module.

 

Day Start Date End Date

SATURDAY

07/12/2019 14/11/2
21/12/2019 28/11/2020
11/01/2020 12/12/2020
18/01/2020 19/12/2020
25/01/2020 26/12/2020
01/02/2020 02/01/2021
15/02/2020 16/01/2021
29/02/2020 30/01/2021

SUNDAY 01/12/2019 01/11/2020
08/12/2019 15/11/2020
22/12/2019 29/11/2020
12/01/2020 13/12/2020
26/01/2020 27/12/2020
09/02/2020 10/01/2021
01/03/2020 31/01/2021

MONDAY 09/12/2019 16/11/2020
23/12/2019 30/11/2020
13/01/2020 14/12/2020
03/02/2020 11/01/2021

 TUESDAY

03/12/2019 03/11/2020
21/01/2020 22/12/2020
04/02/2020 05/01/2021
18/02/2020 19/01/2021
10/03/2020 09/02/2021

FRIDAY

06/12/2019 13/11/2020
10/01/2020 11/12/2020
14/02/2020 22/01/2021

Class Location

 

QIBA Sydney CBD Campus

Level 7 114-120 Castlereagh St

Sydney NSW 2000

Delivered on behalf of the Australian Computer Society (ACS)