Professional year program in engineering helps aspirants by enhancing employment opportunities for them. This program is developed by Australian Government to nurture their skills as professional engineers so that they can perform their job responsibilities without any hesitation. Because, engineering is a technical skill so there is huge requirement of proper training under the supervision of well qualified experienced engineers. The PY program in Engineering is a mixture of classroom based and industrial training method.
Professional Year Program in Engineering runs for 44 weeks, out of which 32 weeks are involved in classroom based training sessions where experts teaches you various skills and techniques that you can use in your job performance. Remaining 12 weeks are set for industrial training (internship), during this time you will be introduced to a company where you will get a chance to work with experienced professionals of your profession and they will provide you necessary training and guidance as per your interests and expertise in job role.
This career development program helps you to become familiar with Australian work culture & ethics teaches you how to communicate effective on professional levels.
Upon successful completion of professional year program in Engineering, you will gain 5 extra points that you can use to qualify point test for Permanent Residency in Australia.
- Candidate should score 5 each and overall 6 bands in IELTS or PTE
- Candidate should hold or applied for 485 visa with at least 12 months validity to stay, study and work in Australia.
- Letter of confirmation for Skill Assessment in Engineering from EEA
- Engineering Graduates holding 476 visa can also apply for PY program but they need skills assessment from EEA with 5 each in IELTS/PTE.