Professional Year

What is the Professional Year?

QIBA Professional Year Program combines both formal face to face classroom workshop learning and workplace experience to assist international graduates make the transition from university to employment, the successful completion of which also gives eligibility to apply for 5 migration points towards permanent residency with DHA.

The Professional Year Program is a minimum of 44 week work readiness program, which is gazetted by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) and managed by the respective Professional Bodies.

Over a minimum of 44 weeks, participants develop workplace skills, become familiar with the norms and values in the Australian workplace as well as the Australian employment market and workplace culture, plus complete an internship placement to enhance career prospects in Australia.


Professional Year Course Structure

ACS Professional Environment (PE) Online

PY Information Technology

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Internship Information

The internship component of the Professional Year Program provides an invaluable opportunity for graduates to turn theory learnt into practical experience. QIBA Interns gain relevant entry level experience from internships sourced from a diverse range of professional companies and organisations. QIBA enjoy meeting the expectations of our interns by sourcing high quality internships and providing a pathway to the first stages in the journey towards a professional career.

Our Testimonials

  • Our Students love to study at QIBA

    I am really grateful to QIBA for providing this high-quality course. QIBA professional year program teaches me the tips of writing an attractive resume and […]

    Lu Yu (China) QIBA Professional Year Program - IT

  • Our Students love to study at QIBA

    I was a Bachelor and Master’s graduate who badly needed entry level workplace experience. QIBA was recommended to me by a friend who had completed […]

    Koki Tharum (Malaysia) Professional Year Program

  • Our Students love to study at QIBA

    Thank you does not adequately express my gratitude for the experience I had in completing my General English course as it has boosted my confidence […]

    Satwinder Singh (Indian) General English

  • Our Students love to study at QIBA

    I enrolled general English course in QIBA to improve my English skills. Unfortunately, I was studying in an online class due to the influence of […]

    Asuka Sugimoto (Japanese) General English

  • Our Students love to study at QIBA

    In QIBA, I had the online class all the time during my course, but also I never felt like I was having an online class as it was […]

    Sandeepa K C (Nepalese) Diploma of Information Technology

  • Our Students love to study at QIBA

    The Professional Year program at QIBA has enabled me to develop IT Industry-specific skills through a combination of study and work experience. I have achieved […]

    Suraj Thapa (Nepalese) Professional Year Program - IT

  • Our Students love to study at QIBA

    Team work was the most valuable lesson I learned from the PY program. The training provided valuable interview opportunities. These opportunities also offered me great […]

    Sungmi Lee (Korea) Professional Year Program

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