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Professional Year Program

You have studied hard to gain the technical skills and knowledge you need for a career in ICT. But what's next? How can you kick start your Australian career in ICT?

The ACS offers a program for former international students who have graduated from a university within Australia and are seeking permanent residency.

The ACS Professional Year (PYear) Program in Computing/ICT provides an additional pathway from university to employment within Australia, offering a job-readiness program to equip you with the professional skills needed for a successful career in the Australian workforce. The program is scheduled for a minimum of 44 weeks to a maximum of 52 weeks

The PYear Program delivers:

  • 44 -52 weeks practical training, face to face study and workshops 
  • 12 week hands-on internship with a host company 
  • access to networking opportunities and professional development as a graduate member of the Australian ICT industry's professional body 
  • on successful completion of a Professional Year program specified by the Minister, a participant may be awarded 5 points under the Skilled Occupation List (SOL). Fact sheet about migration points. 

For further information contact the Education Team on 1800 671 003 or education@acs.org.au.

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