Are you a recent international Engineering graduate from an Australian university looking to start your career in Australia?
Are you struggling to get job interviews and a job offer in Australia?
Take your Engineering career to the new level with a professional year program enrolment with Ozlinks Education.
We have partnered with many Professional Year Program Accredit Providers who has offer scholarships to the eligible candidates on Professional Year Program Enrolment, please Contact Us for options that best suit your preference.
Engineering Education Australia (EEA) is the professional body of the Professional Year Program, which aim to give international Engineering graduates from Australian University the practical job skills and training needed to enhance their career prospects, a practical pathway from University to employment in Australia.
The Professional Year is a 44 weeks program, which includes a 32-week theoretical knowledge and communication skills training and a 12-week full-time internship opportunity for graduate to gain a real work experience with an Australian Employer.
Once you successfully complete the coursework component, you will have the opportunity to apply these skills in the 12-week full-time internship replacement.
Successful completion of this program may provide to you with award five (5) points under an eligible skilled occupation for migration, which may help you score points test, boost your chance of permanent residency application, as specified by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA).
Some of the skills and knowledge you will gain in the 32-week coursework:
- Resume and cover letter writing
- Personal branding and building an effective LinkedIn profile
- Interview techniques and skills
- Knowledge of Australian business culture
- Project management skills
- Leadership skills
- Communication skills
- Teamwork skills
44 WEEKS PROGRAM
Course Work 32 Weeks
Part-Time: 1 or 2 Days/Week
32 weeks of coursework covering Australian work practice, WHS, business communications, job search skills and simulated workplace training in the Australian work practices.
Internship Placement 12 Weeks
Part time/Full time: 240 Hours
A professional internship placement will provide you with opportunities to apply your university learning in the real-world, acquire new skills and grow your industry network.
Frequently Asked Questions
To qualify for the Professional Year programs, you must have undertaken study in Australia and graduated from an undergraduate or post graduate degree program. In addition, you need to satisfy each of the requirements below.
Study & qualifications
Applicants must have graduated from a course that appropriately matches the Professional Year program to which you want to apply; have completed a Higher Education program in Australia, in a course that provides two years credit points over a minimum of 18 months.
Hold a valid Visa
Applicants must hold or have applied for the subclass 485 Temporary Graduate Visa and the visa 485 holder must have a valid visa for the duration of the Professional Year Program period.
Engineering graduates with a positive skill assessment form Engineers Australia and holding a 476 visa Skilled-Recognized Graduate visa are also eligible for an Engineering Professional Year Program.
Hold a positive Skill Assessment
Applicant must have a successful skill assessment out come from their relevant Assessing Bodies as such:
Applicant must have a valid English test with a minimum overall IELTS test score of 6.0 and with a minimum of 6 score in each band to be eligible to enroll for a Professional Year Program.
It’s depended on which of the professional year program and a program accredited provider you want to take. We are an authorized agent with many Professional Year Program Accredit Providers who has offer scholarships to the eligible candidates on Professional Year Program Enrolment, please Contact Us for more details.
Depend on which of the professional year program and a program accredited provider you want to take, program fees course starts dates, fee’s structure, internship placements will be provided by accredited provider. We are an authorized agent with many Professional Year Program Accredit Providers who has offer scholarships to the eligible candidates on Professional Year Program Enrolment, please Contact Us for more details.
- The program helps you to upskill yourself and to gain an understanding of the Australian culture.
- Builds your professional skills through the internship.
- Through the internship program, you get the opportunity to learn professional skills and get a Professional Year certificate.
- You also get to develop your network with industry professionals.
- It adds value to your professional resume
- Successful completion of the Professional Year program will award five (5) points under an eligible skilled occupation for migration which may help you score points test boost your chance of permanent residency application, as specified by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA).