Professional Year Program (ACS Accredited)

Duration: Minimum 44 weeks training, including 12 weeks of internship with a relevant host company.

Course Outline

Unit Name

Communication and Performance in the Australian Workplace 120 hours
Australian Workplace Culture 130 hours

12 weeks

(240 hours)

Professional Environments

(This online module runs for 12 weeks and parallel to the student internship)

12 weeks

The program has been specified by the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection for the General Skills Migration points test for all eligible holders of the 485 Temporary Graduate Visa (Graduate Work stream) - (subclass 485) or Bridging Visa. 

For more information on the PYP and skills assessment, please visit:

For more information on visa's, please visit:

Course Objectives

The PYP delivers:

  • Minimum 44 weeks training, for international IT graduates in job-readiness including 12 weeks of internship with a relevant host company. On successful completion participants may be awarded 5 points under the Skilled Occupation List (SOL)

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelors or Masters qualification in Computing/ICT from an Australian institution
  • At least 2 years study completed in Australia
  • IELTS minimum 6.0 (Academic or General) no band below 5.0 or equivalent thereof in the PTE, TOEFL iBT
  • A skilled graduate temporary visa (subclass 485) or Bridging Visa A
  • Application interview

How to Apply

Intakes occur very regularly. Please check your preferred location for details.

Download and complete the TWLI Professional Year Program Application Form 

and attach the following required documents;

  • Certified Academic transcript and other qualification documents
  • CV
  • Copy of health insurance
  • Copy of visa and passport
  • National police clearance

Submit the application form to

Application Process

Step 1: Download and complete the WLI Professional Year Program  Application Form ( PDF file)

Step 2: Attach the following required documents:

  • Certified Academic transcripts and other qualification documents
  • CV
  • Copy of Applicant's health insurance
  • Copy of visa and passport
  • National Police Clearance 

Step 3: Submit your application

  • Submit the application form to or
  • You can send your completed application form and supporting documents to:

        Admissions Officer
          The William Light Institute
          Level 2, 127 Rundle Mall
         Adelaide, South Australia 5000

Step 4: Your application will be assessed and you will be informed of the outcome. ​

Commencement Dates

Please contact us for future dates

Total Program Fees

Professional Year Fee

Program Fee = $11,000 + Non-refundable $200 Application Fee

The $200 application fee is waived when the applicant pays 100% of the Program Fee upfront, rather than installments.

Please note: This is a full fee paying course, HECS does not apply.

Offered in 5 Locations:

ADELAIDE SA, The William Light Institute Level 2. 127 Rundle Mall Adelaide 5000

MELBOURNE VIC, Level 3, 131 Queen Street Melbourne VIC 3000

PYP Policies

PYP Fee Payment and Refund Policy

PYP Attendance Policy

PYP Student Academic Support and Progress

PYP Student Welfare and Support Policy and Procedure

PYP Student Grievance Policy and Procedure

PYP Student Appeals Policy & Procedure

PYP Student Access and Equity Policy and Procedure

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