Navitas Professional is a professional development and education provider that helps tertiary students, graduates and young professionals to access work placements, mentoring and training with respected Australian and global businesses. These programs enable students to develop skills critical to grow their corporate careers. The team offers tailored Work Integrated Learning programs for higher education, vocational education and industry partners.
Navitas Professional delivers the Professional Year Program (PYP) to international Accounting, IT and Engineering graduates. It is the only education provider in Australia to offer the PYP in all three career disciplines in eight locations: Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney. The PYP aims to build industry-specific and employability skills through a combination of coursework and internships.
Navitas has helped generations of learners change their lives through education. Over the last 40 years, hundreds of thousands of learners from around the world have graduated from Navitas colleges, having experienced a teaching and learning environment that supports them to harness their talents and achieve their dreams.
Our success is underpinned by our unparalleled international network, a peerless commitment to student experiences and outcomes, a track record of working in partnership with universities and industry, and a passion for discovering new technologies and models of teaching and learning that will improve education now and into the future.
From pre-university and pathway programs to university, to English language and vocational training and undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, we reach more than 70,000 aspirational learners at more than 120 colleges and campuses across our global network each year, powered by a diverse and talented group of 7,000 employees.
Navitas is a proud Australian company that pioneered an innovative university partnership model of education in Perth in 1994. Its entities have delivered education programs across the country since 1976. Learn more at navitas.com.
The Professional Year Program is an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs to address the skills shortage in Australia and provide graduates with the skills to improve their employability and understanding of the Australian work environment.
Incorporated within the 44 week Professional Year Program is a 12 week internship placement providing practical Australian workplace experience. The Navitas Professional Year Program incorporates the BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business as well as a choice of IELTS or PTE English language test preparation.
- Accounting Professional Year Program - accredited by CPA Australia, Institute of Public Accountants and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
- ACS Professional Year Program - accredited by Australian Computer Society
- Professional Year in Engineering - accredited by Engineering Education Australia
Our offering has tailored training and flexible delivery to meet the Work Integrated Learning (WIL) needs of our tertiary and university partners. The program can be integrated into an overall study program or delivered in addition to formal studies.
Partners choose from a modularised curriculum of coursework units of study and Accredited Units of Competency, covering essential workplace health & safety and soft-skills topics. Study to Work internships provide real world work experience relevant to the area of study, and can be undertaken full-time or part-time.