Choosing the Right Professional Year Provider for You
We know that deciding on a provider for your Professional Year course can be confusing. So to help, here are a few reasons our Professional Year students say that they love Performance Education.
First Class Reputation
One of the first accredited Professional Year providers, Performance Education is recognised as a leading quality provider nationally of the SMIPA (Accounting) Professional Year course and ACS (IT) Professional Year course. 10,500 students have chosen us for our outstanding reputation for quality, highly trusted experience and exceptional graduate outcomes.
Outstanding Employment Outcomes
Our focus is on equipping Professional Year students with the right skills and experience to gain employment in their nominated fields.
- 90% of our graduates have employment 6 months after graduation*
- 91% of our graduates found the Professional Year program made a difference in securing a job*
- 1 in 3 of our graduates were offered employment by their host company following their internship*
We Genuinely Care
At Performance Education, genuinely caring about our students is central to our being. From the Professional Year course design to the type of Work Integrated Learning (internship) placement you receive, it’s all about you and your pathway to your professional career in Australia.
The Right Internship
We understand that the Work Integrated Learning placement, for many, is the most important part of the Professional Year course. Performance Education will find the right host company and internship placement for you to help you kick-start your professional career in Australia. Since 2006, Performance Education Group has placed 9,000 interns in 2,750 companies in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. Our host companies range from large brand name multinationals to dynamic growth companies. 91% of our graduates rate the Quality of their Internship as 'Outstanding', 'Very Good' or 'Good'*. View some of our sample professional year internships.
Excellent Student Satisfaction
To date, Performance Education has enrolled 10,000 students in its Professional Year Programs in Accounting and IT. 90% of graduates are ‘extremely likely’ or ‘very likely’ to recommend the Performance Education Professional Year programs*. Read what our professional year students have to say.
Outcomes Based – Industry Relevant Content
With our experience as The Graduate Employability Experts, we tailor our program to focus on your career success with clear outcomes for your professional employment. Our Professional Year curriculum is designed and written by leading HR, IT, Recruitment and Accounting professionals to give you an advantage in a competitive job market. 91% of graduates rate the Quality of Lessons and Information as 'Outstanding', 'Very Good' or 'Good'*.
Professional Highly Qualified Teachers
Our team of highly qualified and experienced teachers are selected for their quality, care for students and exposure to the Australian workplace. 96% of graduates rated the Quality of Teachers as ‘Outstanding’, ‘Very Good’ or ‘Good’*.
Guaranteed Monthly Intakes
So you can get started quickly with your Professional Year course we have intake dates every 4 weeks**. This is guaranteed - we never cancel an intake.
Flexible Timetable and Payments
To allow you to manage your work/life/study mix, as well as your finances, a choice of weekday and weekend classes are available. Our flexible payment options include monthly plans as well as up-front payments.
Complimentary MYOB® and Microsoft Excel™ Training
We offer free courses for your on-going professional development and to give you an advantage in the graduate job market.
IELTS Test Preparation
Our IELTS Test Preparation will help you attain the English skills you need to successfully commence your professional career in Australia.
Make the right choice and come and discover the Performance Education difference!
* Statistics cited are from an independent survey of Performance Education Professional Year graduates conducted by McCrindle Research in 2014/2015
** Adelaide intakes are every 8 weeks unless otherwise stated