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.

Commence your SMIPA studies before 30 June 2015 and save  up to $1,250. For more information download a SMIPA Promotion flyer.

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Program inclusions

  • 44 week program, as gazetted by DIBP
  • 12 week Accounting internship 
  • 32 weeks of coursework covering Australian work practice, WHS, business communications and job hunting advice
  • Workplace training specific to Accounting, including an introduction to MYOB 
  • BSB40212 - Certificate IV in Business 
  • Flexible IELTS training;100 free hours of Cambridge Online IELTS preparation
  • Free Cambridge BULATS assessment (valued at $240)
  • 44 week program, as gazetted by DIBP
  • 12 week Accounting internship 
  • 32 weeks of coursework covering Australian work practice, WHS, business communications and job hunting advice
  • Workplace training specific to Accounting, including an introduction to MYOB 
  • BSB40212 - Certificate IV in Business 
  • Flexible IELTS training;100 free hours of Cambridge Online IELTS preparation
  • Free Cambridge BULATS assessment (valued at $240)

Click here for more detailed information about Professional Year Program coursework.

 

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Benefits

  • Qualify for migration points towards permanent residence. More information immi.gov.au
  • Enhance your CV with our customised online resume builder; NavitasCV
  • An understanding of the Australian workplace and Accounting industry
  • Qualify for migration points towards permanent residence. More information immi.gov.au
  • Enhance your CV with our customised online resume builder; NavitasCV
  • An understanding of the Australian workplace and Accounting industry
  • The option to transfer between five states: NSW/VIC/WA/SA/QLD
  • Improved language skills from online IELTS training and Cambridge BULATS 
  • Ongoing career assistance after completion of the program
  • Opportunities to network with and join relevant professional bodies
  • Access to free industry specific workshops and events
  • A nationally accredited BSB40212 - Certificate IV in Business
  • Professional Year Program certificate
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Internships

We carry out mid-placement assessments and post-internship debriefing, ensuring host companies are well equipped to mentor and support you throughout your placement.

We carry out mid-placement assessments and post-internship debriefing, ensuring host companies are well equipped to mentor and support you throughout your placement.

Our coursework and interview training help you to get the most from your internship experience.

We are proud to have placed 100% of our candidates into internships related to their field of study.

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Grading and assessments

Participants are graded on classroom attendance and participation, assessment tasks and completion of the 12 week internship placement in their field of study.

Participants are graded on classroom attendance and participation, assessment tasks and completion of the 12 week internship placement in their field of study.

To receive a Professional Year certification participants must have a 100%  attendance record, complete the required assessment tasks and a 12 week internship placement in their field of study.

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Quality and compliance

Our focus on quality ensures you will receive the most up-to-date and industry relevant job training and advice, and benefit from your internship experience your Professional Year program.

Our focus on quality ensures you will receive the most up-to-date and industry relevant job training and advice, and benefit from your internship experience your Professional Year program.

  • Navitas is approved by relevant Professional Associations (CPA, CA, IPA, ACS & EEA) to offer the DIBP gazetted Professional Year Program in ICT and Engineering, and the Skilled Migration Internship program- Accounting (SMIPA), in five states
  • 100% attendance is required by DIBP and enforced by Navitas Professional
  • Our training and assessment practices are fully compliant under ASQA Standards for Registered Training Organisations.
  • Navitas Professional Training Pty Ltd is a registered training organisation RTO: 21663
  • All Navitas Professional trainers hold a TAE40110 - Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, hold a minimum of a Certificate IV in a relevant vocational qualification, are experienced working in the Australian workplace and provide excellence in teaching adults utilising best practice adult learning techniques.
  • Business Development Coordinators interview all applicants to assess suitability for the program and internship placements
  • Internship Placement Coordinators perform a minimum of one workplace progress assessment during each internship

All Navitas Professional graduates are surveyed for student satisfaction on completion of the Professional Year Program

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Proven success rate

  • Nearly 50% of our Professional Year graduates gain paid employment (contract, part-time or full-time) with their host company after their internship*
  • Three out of four Professional Year graduates secure employment in their chosen field within six months of graduating*
  • Nearly 50% of our Professional Year graduates gain paid employment (contract, part-time or full-time) with their host company after their internship*
  • Three out of four Professional Year graduates secure employment in their chosen field within six months of graduating*

*Navitas Professional graduate survey June 2014.

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Am I eligible?

To qualify for the Professional Year Accounting Program (SMIPA), you must:

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) with at least 12 months validity or;
  • hold a Higher Education Sector visa (subclass 573) with at least 12 months validity or;
  • hold an eligible Secondary Visa with work and study rights with at least 12 months validity
  • have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0, in all 4 competencies, or equivalent
  • provide a valid skills assessment from a professional accounting association

More information about visas and how to apply.

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Locations, start dates and timetables

The Navitas Professional Year Program is offered in:

The Navitas Professional Year Program is offered in:

Click on the links above for intake dates and flexible timetable options in each state.

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