Successfully completing the Accounting PYP will help you:
Completing the Accounting PYP will put you ahead of students who graduated from university with you by developing the employability skills Australian employers are seeking. You will gain these skills through face-to-face classwork and an internship. The aim of the Program is to develop skills to make you more employable, and there have been situations where participants have been hired by their host company after completing their internship.
The Accounting PYP is an option for overseas students who have obtained an Australian accounting degree qualification resulting from at least two years study with an Australian university and hold a 485 graduate or post study stream visa. Graduates of Australian accounting degree programs can complete Accounting PYP and obtain a skills assessment that can be used to apply for GSM. The Program also provides an opportunity to independently increase your English language proficiency.
There are a few documents you must present to the Provider:
Yes. To be eligible to enrol in the Accounting PYP, you must have an accounting degree that you have obtained resulting from at least two years study with an Australian university. The primary aim of the Program is to develop employability skills of international graduates from Australian universities.
No. The duration of the Program has been determined by the Department of Home Affairs (formerly DIBP). Professional Year programs that run less than this do not meet the guidelines.
It depends on how long the leave is. Any breaks taken may result in delaying your graduation. Please check with your Provider during the enrolment process when your graduation will be so that you can ensure you’re able to complete the Program.
Participants are required to attend 100 per cent of classes. Failure to attend classes may result in you being required to complete the subject again and your graduation being delayed.
It’s your decision which provider is the best fit for you. A few things to consider are:
No. There may be some research, essays etc that you will be asked to complete outside of the classroom. However most of the work will be done in the classroom so you can collaborate and learn from other participants.
No. There is no allowance for recognition of prior learning.
No. Concurrent study is not allowed. If you are on a 573 Student Visa it is a breach of the conditions of this visa to undertake a Professional Year Program while completing the initial course of study that the visa was granted for. The Accounting PYP Program is considered a full-time course and completing two courses of study simultaneously can devalue one or both courses. You can enrol in the program once you have completed your primary studies and can provide evidence of having applied for a bridging visa to a 485 visa.
If you have concerns or a complaint about your trainer or the content of the course you should speak with a senior person within the organisation.
If you have concerns or a complaint about the quality of your internship you should speak to the internship officer or a senior staff member at your provider.
If you have concerns or a complaint about the overall quality of the Program or your treatment during the course by your provider you may email us via the Contact Us page on this website
If you have concerns or a complaint about the behaviour of your migration agent please contact the office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA).
Yes. If you think you may not be able to graduate with your cohort, or have circumstances that may prevent you from graduating, you must inform your provider as soon as possible and make alternative arrangements with them.
No. You must complete the classwork prior to doing the internship. The program is designed to provide you with the skills and understanding of how to behave in the Australian workplace, and what is expected by an employer. This will support you to get the most out of your internship, and help secure a full time work once graduated.
No. Your provider will arrange an internship for you with a suitable host employer. If you are already employed in a relevant accounting role, your provider and the host employer may agree for you to continue your internship with them. It is recommended that you discuss this possibility during the pre-enrolment interview with your chosen provider. The appropriate checks and site visits must be conducted by your provider before approval can be given.