About us

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: Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, DarwinBrisbaneHobart and Canberra. The PYP aims to build industry-specific and employability skills through a combination of coursework and internships.

Career readiness training

Navitas Professional offers internship and work readiness programs for international and Australian students and young professionals, during and post tertiary study. Our programs provide a unique opportunity for participants to put theory into practice in a professional workplace and gain valuable insight into Australian corporate culture.

All of our programs combine formal learning with an internship matched to the participant’s area of study. Trainers have a nationally recognised Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and many have worked with ASX 100s, offering invaluable real-world corporate insights to our participants. Our training delivers strong employment outcomes, with 83 percent of Professional Year graduates successfully employed within six months of graduation (2008-2014). In our programs students develop the skills needed by successful professionals in a global workplace.

We offer internship programs for recent domestic and international graduates (Professional Year and Career Experience), overseas students (Professional Internship) and Australian and international students studying at tertiary institutions (Study to Work).

A member of Navitas

Navitas Professional is part of the Navitas Group, a leading global educator and partner helping more than 80,000 international and domestic students around the world achieve their potential through world class education each year.

Established in 1994, Navitas is an S&P ASX 200 company which employs more than 6,000 staff across 31 countries. Learn more at navitas.com

Internship programs

Professional Year Program

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.
Navitas Professional is the only provider of career readiness programs in Australia to offer the Professional Year Program in Engineering, IT and Accounting in six Australian states and the Northern Territory.

The Navitas Professional Year Program incorporates the BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business as well as a choice of IELTS, PTE or BULATS English language test preparation. The Professional Year is accredited by:

Career Experience Program

The Career Experience Program (CEP) is an 18 week work-readiness program designed for those looking to enhance their CV with business communication skills and a practical internship in their field of study. CEP is offered across a broad range of professions and is available to recent domestic and international graduates.

Professional Internship Program

Navitas Professional Internship Program (NPIP) participants spend time immersed in a host organisation alongside Australian professionals. The program length can be tailored to the individual, with a recommended duration of 16 weeks for an effective workplace experience. NPIP is offered across a broad range of professions and is available to Australian citizens, permanent residents and offshore international students and recent graduates.

Work Integrated Learning

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) combines tailored training and flexible delivery to meet the 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.