Accounting (SMIPA)

Quick program guide

Price:

AUD $12,950.00

Duration:

44 weeks, including 12 week internship

Locations:

Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Industry:

Accounting

Overview

The PY Accounting Program is formally known as the Skilled Migration Internship Program – Accounting (SMIPA), a Professional Year Program developed by CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants. The program consists of training and an accounting internship placement designed to improve the career prospects of international accounting graduates from Australian universities.

We also offer the Professional Year program to IT and Engineering graduates.

For more detailed information, download a Professional Year Program brochure.

Program structure

- 44 weeks, as gazetted by DIAC
- Professional training specific to the industry
- Australian work practices
- Business communications
- Professional Australian accounting internship
  for 12 weeks

General Skilled Migration

The Skilled Migration Internship Program - Accounting (SMIPA) is approved by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC), which means on successful completion you may be eligible for migration points towards permanent residence in Australia.

Am I eligible?

To qualify for the Professional Year Accounting Program (SMIPA), you must have:
   - completed an undergraduate or postgraduate
     award in Australia in accounting
   - hold or applied for a 485 visa (either stream) 
   - evidence of a minimum of IELTS 6.0 in
     all bands
   - a valid skills assessment from an accounting
     professional association

Benefits

- Qualify for migration points towards
  permanent residence
- Enhance your career prospects
- Add value to your CV with access to a powerful
  online resume builder NavitasCV
- Develop an understanding of the
  Australian workplace

- Qualify for migration points towards
  permanent residence
- Enhance your career prospects
- Add value to your CV with access to a powerful
  online resume builder NavitasCV
- Develop an understanding of the
  Australian workplace

- Gain a Professional Year certificate
- Become an official member of a relevant
  professional body
- Australian internship
- Develop practical work skills
- Improve interview techniques
- A nationally accredited Certificate IV in
  Business (BSB40212)
- Employment assistance on completion of
  the program

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MYOB accounting software training

MYOB is an accounting software program that is widely used by Australian businesses. As part of your course with Navitas, you will have access to specialised, online training in MYOB so you can be better prepared when you secure your first job in accounting.

Certificate IV in Business (BSB40212)

Upon completion of the program, participants will also gain a government accredited and nationally recognised Certificate IV in Business (BSB40212).

Upon completion of the program, participants will also gain a government accredited and nationally recognised Certificate IV in Business (BSB40212).

This certificate demonstrates that participants have the understanding, skills and abilities equal to those who have been in the Australian workforce for several years.

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Program locations

The Navitas Professional Year Program is offered in:
    - Adelaide
    - Brisbane
    - Melbourne 
    - Perth
    - Sydney

Internships

- We have built a reputation for our internships
- We have placed 100% of interns into a
  professional internship related to their field
  of study
- Our reputation as an ASX top 200 company
  gives Navitas access to similar companies

- We have built a reputation for our internships
- We have placed 100% of interns into a
  professional internship related to their field
  of study
- Our reputation as an ASX top 200 company
  gives Navitas access to similar companies

- We understand the importance of your
  internship placement to you and spend extra
  time to ensure that you are prepared to get
  the most from the experience
- We also ensure that the host company
  understands how best to assist you to achieve
  your career outcomes from this experience

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ANZSCO codes

The ANZSCO codes applicable from July 1st 2012 can be found at the Department of Immigration and Citizenship website, as well as on the individual professional bodies websites.

The ANZSCO codes applicable from July 1st 2012 can be found at the Department of Immigration and Citizenship website, as well as on the individual professional bodies websites.

CPA Australia
The Institute of Chartered
  Accountants Australia
 
Institute of Public Accountants

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Start dates

For more detailed information, please click here.

Which visa do I need?

To apply for this program you will need to hold a 485 Temporary Graduate visa (either stream). This visa lets you live and work in Australia temporarily after you have finished your studies. For more information on this visa and how to apply, visit our visa page.