Professional Year

The Professional Year (PY) Program is specifically designed for international students who have graduated from an Australian university and are looking for a successful pathway from university to employment and residency in Australia.  Professional Year is a job preparation program that will equip you with the professional skills necessary for a successful career in the Australian workforce.


The professional year programme consists of 2 segments:

  • Classroom based training and workshop

  • Internship


PY is generally done by Accounting, IT and Engineering graduates. Professional year programme enables them to claim 5 points for their point-based skilled migration visa application.


Eligibility for PY programme :

  • 485 visa (Graduate work/Post-study work)/ Bridging visa/Payment receipt for 485 visa application fees.

  • 485 visa validity:  12 months from the commencement of the PY course.

  • IELTS: overall 6 with no bands less than 6 or PTE: overall 50 with no bands less than 50

  • University completion letter verifying completion of the course and minimum 3 years study in Australia.

  • Assessment letter from the governing body (Accounting – SMIPA and Engineering PY)

  • Letter of assessment not required for IT PY (ACS professional year)

  • Offshore Engineering graduate may be eligible to complete professional year in Engineering on a 476 visa.


Required documents for PY admission:

  • Enrollment Form

  • Copy of Passport (Photo page)

  • Current visa copy

  • Copy of IELTS or PTE report

  • Resume

  • Letter of assessment (Accounting PY)

  • All academic transcript and certificates

  • Completion letter from university



Intake: Every month

Class: Weekdays and Weekend classes available

Installment option: Available

Location: CBD location


Benefit of enrolling through Ideal Education & Visa Services:

  • Discounted special price for professional year programme!

  • Installment option available!

  • $50 further discount on NAATI preparation course if you enroll your PY through us!


Please contact us today on (02) 8005 4909 or 0423 548 479, 0444 547 213 for discounted special course price!

Ideal Education Group Australia

P: (02) 8005 4909

M: 0423 548 479 , 0444 547 213


A: Suite 4 , 146 Railway Parade, Kogarah,NSW-2217

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