Accounting (SMIPA)

Accounting (SMIPA)

Quick program guide

Price:

$10,812* ($9,512+ with a scholarship! Monthly instalment plans available)

Duration:

44 weeks, including 12 week internship

Locations:

Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Industry:

Accounting

Overview

The Skilled Migration Internship Program – Accounting (SMIPA), is a Professional Year program developed by CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants (CA) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). 

Current promotions

Early Bird Discount* save $888 if you submit your application on or before the Early Bird deadline.

Scholarships+ valued at $1,300.

SMIPA tuition fee $11,700
Early Bird Discount* - $888
Scholarship+ - $1300

Total

$9,512

*Applicable to all SMIPA and ACS applications received before the Early Bird Deadline for Dec 2016, Jan 2017 or Feb 2017 start dates.
+To qualify for a scholarship you must have a GPA over 65% and overall IELTS 6.5 or equivalent and commence studies between 1 September 2016 and 28 February 2017.

Professional Year Program - Accounting

Program inclusions

Navitas Skilled Migration Internship Program - Accounting (SMIPA) includes:

Navitas Skilled Migration Internship Program - Accounting (SMIPA) includes:

  • 32 weeks of coursework covering Australian work practice, WHS, business communications, job search skills and simulated workplace training. Coursework includes BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business*
  • 12 week internship
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn's online training platform Lynda.com for the duration of your enrolment in the program
  • Free online PTE-A, IELTS or BULATS English test preparation training
  • Free professional development workshops and networking events
  • The option to transfer between seven campuses
  • Ongoing career counselling; before and during the program and after graduation

Click here for more detailed information about Professional Year Program coursework.

* Course BSB40212 Certificate IV in Business is superseded by equivalent course BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business. Upon successful completion of course BSB40212, students will be eligible to apply for equivalence in BSB40215. Fees may apply.

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Graduate outcomes

  • Qualify for migration points towards permanent residence. More information border.gov.au
  • Practical work experience in your field of study
  • Qualify for migration points towards permanent residence. More information border.gov.au
  • Practical work experience in your field of study
  • Professional customised resume, created with Navitas Professional's online resume builder myNavCV
  • Professional LinkedIn profile, supplemented by any of 5000+ Lynda.com courses
  • Improved English language skills through delivering presentations, simulated workplace training and your choice of either PTE-A, IELTS or BULATS online English test preparation
  • Grow your professional network and join relevant professional associations
  • A nationally accredited BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business*
  • Professional Year Program certificate

* Course BSB40212 Certificate IV in Business is superseded by equivalent course BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business.

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Internships

A professional internship placement will provide you with opportunities to apply your university learning in the real-world, acquire new skills and grow your industry network.

A professional internship placement will provide you with opportunities to apply your university learning in the real-world, acquire new skills and grow your industry network.

We ensure that each host company understands how best to assist you to achieve your professional development goals and we are proud to have placed 100% of our SMIPA candidates into a professional internship related to accounting.

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Grading and assessments

Participants are graded on classroom attendance and participation, assessment tasks and completion of the 12 week internship placement in their field of study.

Participants are graded on classroom attendance and participation, assessment tasks and completion of the 12 week internship placement in their field of study.

To receive a Professional Year certification participants must have a 100% attendance record, complete the required assessment tasks and a 12 week internship placement.

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Quality and compliance

Our focus on quality ensures you receive the most up-to-date job training and advice, and the maximum benefit from your internship experience.

Our focus on quality ensures you receive the most up-to-date job training and advice, and the maximum benefit from your internship experience.

Navitas is approved by DIBP and Professional Associations (CPA, CA & IPA) to offer the Skilled Migration Internship Program - Accounting (SMIPA) in all states and the Northern Territory.

  • 100% attendance is required by DIBP and enforced by Navitas Professional
  • Our training and assessment practices are fully compliant under ASQA Standards for Registered Training Organisations
  • Navitas Professional Training Pty Ltd is a registered training organisation RTO: 21663
  • All Navitas Professional trainers hold a TAE40110 - Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and a minimum Certificate IV in a relevant vocational qualification
  • Navitas Professional trainers are experienced working in the Australian workplace and provide excellence in teaching adults utilising best practice adult learning techniques
  • Business Development Consultants interview all applicants to assess suitability for the program and internship placements
  • Internship Placement Coordinators perform a minimum of one workplace progress assessment during each internship
  • All Navitas Professional graduates are surveyed for student satisfaction on completion of the Professional Year Program
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Proven success rate

  • 100% of our placements have been matched to our participants’ professional background and career goals.
  • 100% of our placements have been matched to our participants’ professional background and career goals.
  • One out of two Professional Year graduates gain employment with their host company*
  • Three out of four Professional Year graduates secure employment in their chosen field within six months of graduating*

*Navitas Professional graduate survey June 2014.

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Am I eligible?

To qualify for the Professional Year Accounting Program (SMIPA), you must:

To qualify for the Professional Year Accounting Program (SMIPA), you must:

  • have completed an undergraduate or postgraduate award in Australia, in Accounting
  • hold or applied for a Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485, either stream) with at least 12 months validity or;
  • hold an eligible Secondary Visa with work and study rights with at least 12 months validity
  • have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0, in all 4 competencies, or equivalent
  • provide a valid skills assessment from a professional accounting association or a skills assessment from VETASSESS under the code of Internal Auditor

More information about visas and how to apply.

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Locations, start dates and timetables

The Navitas Professional Year Program is offered in:

The Navitas Professional Year Program is offered in:

Click on the links above for intake dates and flexible timetable options in each state.

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