ACS PROFESSIONAL YEAR PROGRAM

ACS PROFESSIONAL YEAR PROGRAM:

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 training and an IT internship placement to provide a pathway from study to employment in Australia.

 

Benefits

– Enhance your career prospects

– Add value to your resume

– Improve interview techniques

– Study in Corporate style facilities

– Develop an understanding of the Australian workplace

– Develop an understanding of Australian Business Language & Work Practices

– Gain a Professional Year certificate – Become an official member of a relevant professional body

– Gain valuable work experience by completing an internship in ICT

– Qualify for migration points towards   permanent residence

 

Program structure

– 45 weeks, as gazetted by DIBP

– Professional training specific to the ICT industry

– Australian work practices

– Business communications

– Professional Australian IT internship for 12 weeks

 

Eligibility Criteria

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 485 visa (either stream)

– English language proficiency of IELTS score 6.0 overall with no band less than 5.0

 

Program Fees

Fees

Full Fees

$250 Due on acceptance of offer

$12930 Tuition Fee* Payments Plans may be available upon request

 

* Tuition Fee includes all course materials, resources, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

 

Program Description

 

Subject 1 – Communication and performance in the Australian Workplace (CPW)

CPW1 Performance in business meetings

CPW2 Workplace communication

CPW3 Presentations

CPW4 Business writing

CPW5 Reporting to managers

 

Subject 2 – Entry and advancement in the Australian Workplace (EAW)

EAW1 Australian workplace culture

EAW2 Workplace relationships

EAW3 Professional Performance

EAW4 Prepare a tailored job application

EAW5 Interview preparation

 

Subject 3 –  Internship & Online ACS Professional Environment

ACS Professional Year – Intake Dates 2018 (Brisbane Cohorts Start with QLD & Hobart Start with TAS)

Brisbane Cohort Name

Class Day Start Date End Date

IND QLD 030218

Saturday 3-Feb-18 14-Dec-18

IND QLD 040218

Sunday 4-Feb-18 14-Dec-18
IND QLD 060218 Tuesday 6-Feb-18

14-Dec-18

IND QLD 270218

Tuesday 27-Feb-18 11-Jan-19

IND QLD 030318

Saturday 3-Mar-18

25-Jan-19

IND QLD 040318 Sunday 4-Mar-18

25-Jan-19

IND QLD 200318

Tuesday 20-Mar-18 1-Feb-19

IND QLD 070418

Saturday 7-Apr-18

22-Feb-19

IND QLD 080418

Sunday 8-Apr-18 22-Feb-19
IND QLD 100418 Tuesday 10-Apr-18

22-Feb-19

IND QLD 010518

Tuesday 1-May-18 15-Mar-19
IND QLD 050518 Saturday 5-May-18

15-Mar-19

IND QLD 060518

Sunday 6-May-18 15-Mar-19

IND QLD 290518

Tuesday 29-May-18

19-Apr-19

IND QLD 020618 Saturday 2-June-18

19-Apr-19

IND QLD 030618

Sunday 3-June-18 19-Apr-19

IND QLD 160618

Saturday 16-June-18

3-May-19

IND QLD 170618 Sunday 17-June-18

3-May-19

IND QLD 260618

Tuesday 26-June-18

17-May-19

IND QLD 300618

Saturday 30-June-18 17-May-19
IND QLD 010718 Sunday 1-Jul-18

17-May-19

IND QLD 100718 Tuesday 10-Jul-18

31-May-19

IND QLD 210718

Saturday 21-Jul-18 7-June-19
IND QLD 220718 Sunday 22-Jul-18

7-June-19

IND QLD 070818

Tuesday 7-Jul-18 28-June-19

IND QLD 110818

Saturday 11-Aug-18

28-June-19

IND QLD 120818 Sunday 12-Aug-18

28-June-19

IND QLD 210818

Tuesday 21-Aug-18

12-Jul-19

Hobart Cohort Name

Class Day Start Date

End Date

IND TAS 030218

Saturday 3-Feb-18

14-Dec-18

IND TAS 030318 Saturday 3-Mar-18

25-Jan-19

IND TAS 070418 Saturday 7-Apr-18

22-Feb-19

IND TAS 050518

Saturday 5-May-18

15-Mar-19

IND TAS 020618

Saturday 2-June-18 19-Apr-19
IND TAS 160618 Saturday 16-June-18

3-May-19

IND TAS 300618

Saturday 30-June-18 17-May-19

IND TAS 210718

Saturday 21-Jul-18

7-June-19

IND TAS 110818 Saturday 11-Aug-18

28-June-19

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