Information and Communications Technology

Information and Communications Technology

Quick program guide

Price:

AUD $13,180

Duration:

44 weeks, including 12 week internship

Locations:

Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Industry:

Information Computer Technology (ICT)

Overview

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) Professional Year Program was developed by ACS to give international ICT graduates from Australian universities the skills and training they need to start their career. The program consists of soft skills training and an IT internship placement to provide a pathway from study to employment in Australia.

For more information, download a brochure.

Professional Year Program-ICT

Program inclusions

  • 44 week program, as gazetted by DIBP
  • Workplace training specific to the ICT industry
  • 32 weeks of coursework covering Australian work practice, WHS, business communications and job hunting advice
  • Course BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business*
  • 44 week program, as gazetted by DIBP
  • Workplace training specific to the ICT industry
  • 32 weeks of coursework covering Australian work practice, WHS, business communications and job hunting advice
  • Course BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business*
  • Free Cambridge BULATS assessment (valued at $240) and online BULATS preparation
  • 12 week ICT internship

Click here for more detailed information about Professional Year  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* Course BSB40212 Certificate IV in Business is superseded by equivalent course BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business.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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Benefits

  • Qualify for migration points towards permanent residence. More information border.gov.au
  • Enhance your CV with our customised online resume builder; myNavCV
  • An understanding of the Australian workplace and ICT industry
  • Qualify for migration points towards permanent residence. More information border.gov.au
  • Enhance your CV with our customised online resume builder; myNavCV
  • An understanding of the Australian workplace and ICT industry
  • The option to transfer between five states: NSW/VIC/WA/SA/QLD
  • Improved language skills from BULATS assessment and preparation
  • Ongoing career assistance after completion of the program
  • Opportunities to network with and join relevant professional bodies
  • Access to free industry specific workshops and events
  • 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

We carry out mid-placement assessments and post-internship debriefing, ensuring host companies are well equipped to mentor and support you throughout your placement.

We carry out mid-placement assessments and post-internship debriefing, ensuring host companies are well equipped to mentor and support you throughout your placement.

Our coursework and interview training help you to get the most from your internship experience.

We are proud to have placed 100% of our candidates into internships related to their field of study.

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Grading and assessments

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

To successfully complete this program 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 in their field of study.

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Quality and compliance

Our focus on quality ensures you will receive the most up-to-date and industry relevant job training and advice.

Our focus on quality ensures you will receive the most up-to-date and industry relevant job training and advice.

Navitas is approved by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) to offer the DIBP gazetted Professional Year Program in ICT in all five states.

  • 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, hold a minimum of a 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 Coordinators 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 to ensure continuous improvement
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Proven success rate

  • 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*
  • 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 ACS Professional Year Program, you must:

To qualify for the ACS Professional Year Program, you must:

  • have completed an undergraduate or postgraduate award in Australia, in ICT
  • 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 an IELTS score of 6 overall, with no band below 5, or equivalent

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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