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Take the Advantage - Professional Year.

A potential 5 points towards your migration.

International graduates have an amazing opportunity to build a successful career in Australia through Professional Year. A pathway from Australian university study to professional employment in Australia. The opportunity to gain 5 migration points, and to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) under the Australian Government’s ‘Skill Select’ program. Guidance in developing job search portfolios and competencies, and the experience of working in a small team simulated business project. Most institutions’ Professional Year has intakes every month, with classes held throughout the week, and also on weekends. The duration of the program is approximately 44 weeks. The program is aimed at graduates who have recently graduated, and who have a Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485) or a Bridging visa A (while waiting for their 485 visa).

Consultations for prospective immigrants

  • Business Communication Skills

  • Professional internship in Australia

  • Free Professional Development classes

  • Small group simulated business projects

  • Critical skills for the Australian workforce

Document Check List

  • Application Form

  • Certified copy of passport

  • Current Visa copy

  • CV/Resume

  • Certified evidence of current visa status

  • Certified evidence of English language proficiency (IELTS)

  • no bands less than 6.0

  • Certified copy of academic documents (Bachelor’s/Master’s degree)

  • A successful skill assessment from relevant assessing bodies (CPA

  • ENG & ACS)

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Why Professional Year?

Study towards a challenging career that transforms lives, inspires futures and makes a difference.

Delivery Mode

  • Workplace training specific to your field of study

  • 12-week hands-on internship with a host company

  • 44 -52 weeks practical training face to face study and workshops

  • A participant may be awarded 5 points under the Skilled Occupation List (SOL).

  • 32 weeks of coursework covering Australian work practice WHS business communications and job hunting advice


  • Must have a score of 6 bands

  • Engineering 476 – Recognised Graduate Visa holders.

  • Should be an Accounting Engineering or IT graduate from Australia

  • Skill assessment from CPA or Engineers Australia.IT professionals do not require an assessment.

  • You must hold or applied for a Temporary Graduate Visa (Subclass 485) for skilled migration with a validity of at least 12 months.

What do you Learn in PY?

Learn to identify and develop your own unique strengths and skills that will set you apart in the workplace. This module focuses on key skills for success in the workplace, including effective communication skills, negotiation, relationship management and goal setting. Most professional roles require excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to manage yourself and others.

In this module you will

  • Conduct a professional skills audit and set SMART goals

  • Develop effective communication skills including negotiating and influencing

  • Learn how to manage conflict and handle difficult conversations

  • Learn how to manage and participate in business meetings including meeting etiquette

In this module you will

  • Develop your personal brand through an understanding of your own values and unique value proposition

  • Identify the technical and transferable skills and work experience relevant to your professional profile

  • Learn how to write effective CVs and cover letters designed to capture the hiring manager’s attention

  • Develop effective networking skills

Unlocking your potential

Develop the skills to promote yourself effectively in the Australian job market. This module focuses on identifying, explaining and promoting the key skills that you are bringing to the workforce. An important aspect of employability is developing your own brand, and successfully promoting it through well written CVs and cover letters, and the effective use of social media.

Work Ready

Understand the contemporary workplace, and formalise your work readiness in preparation for commencing your internship. This module provides a comprehensive overview of the skills and knowledge required to transition seamlessly into the Australian workplace. Social and cultural awareness, project management and team work are all covered to prepare you for success in your internship.

In this module you will

  • Work effectively within a team in order to deliver on a team project including defining team roles and outcomes

  • Develop your understanding of different social and cultural factors that impact on our work lives

  • Explore the differences between management and leadership

  • Learn about your work rights and obligations as an employee to commit to a safe working environment

In this module you will

  • Be immersed in the real world of work embedded in a role within an organisation

  • Extend your professional skills through practical application

  • Be involved in the daily routines and operations of a team

  • Explore a variety of tasks related to your profession


Apply your technical and soft skills, developed over the course of your studies, to a real world role in a professional workplace. The internship is your opportunity to extend the learning you have done in the classroom to the workplace in a 12 week placement with a professional organisation within yourindustry. It allows you to gain exposure to the work environment, and to gain practical experience in the workplace that will further support your employability.

What we can offer you at Future Connect
  • Free TR 485 Visa Application

  • FREE first-time consultation with MARA agent

  • Refer your friends get rewarded

  • Competitive Insurance

Key Points
  • Weekend & weekdays classes are available

  • Monthly Intake

  • Prospective Job opportunity by internship

  • Study online

  • Monthly Instalment available

  • Easy way to get full assessment