GAP Program

Launch your career
Who is it for?

The GAP Program is designed for undergraduates and recent graduates looking to gain real world experience in their chosen field of study, including:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • IT
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources

The GAP Program is perfect for you...
…if you are looking for a structured program that gives you industry leading, professional employability training AND access to a 12 week internship in your professional field with one of our 11,000+ Host Employers across Australia.

We operate across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide

  • Gain real life hands-on experience through a 12 week internship with a reputable Australian business
  • Increase your chances of being offered a paid position: 40% of our students are offered paid employment with their Host Company.
  • Receive industry leading training to prepare you for the internship, covering the most in demand soft skills, incl. communication, teamwork, time management and more
  • Develop professional relationships and lifelong connections that will enhance your career
  • Develop a sense of Australian business culture
  • Have your own dedicated Gradability Consultant who will find the RIGHT internship FOR YOU and support you in the lead up and throughout the internship


The next available start date for the GAP Program is in July 2024.

Contact us on or call us on 1300 00 GRAD (1300 00 4723) to find out more.


Payable by a three instalment payment plan.

Total Program Fee: $4,150 includes $4,000 Tuition and $150 Admin Fee, payable in three parts:
- First Instalment $1,150
- Plus 2 Instalments of: $1,500

All other Courses
Total Program Fee: $3,650 includes $3,500 Tuition and $150 Admin Fee, payable in three parts:
- First Instalment $1,150
- Second Instalment: $1,500
- Final Instalment: $1,000

Connections Count

We have been in the business of helping graduates launch their professional careers in Australia since 2008.

We partner with over 11,000 Host Companies, allowing our dedicated Placements Team to find the right internship for our students, on time, every time. Our Host Companies range from SMEs to global multinationals, to the left are just some of them to give you an idea of the kind of companies you could intern with.

We have helped over 35,000 graduates start their professional careers in Australia, primarily through our Professional Year Programs (offered under the Performance Education brand) but also through our various partnerships with universities and higher education providers.

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Contact our team to find out more about the program and have all your questions answered.

Keep reading further below for more details on the program structure and start dates.

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Course Structure

The Gradability Accelerator Plus Program is a 16-week practical course made up of two key components:

  1. Pre-Internship Preparation
  2. On-Site Internship

The Pre-Internship Preparation period upskills you in resume writing, interview skills support, career coaching, soft business skills, and time management to ensure you’re prepared and know what to expect in a real-life workplace.

The internship is located on-site at a host company and provides hands-on opportunities to learn and develop within a reputable Australian business.

Component One: Pre-Internship Preparation

Duration: 4 weeks: Pre-Internship Preparation, skills development, learning and assessment.

  • A meeting with your own dedicated Consultant
  • Resume review
  • Interview preparation
  • Internship matching process
  • Interviewing with potential Host Companies
  • Completing your three learning and skill development modules
  • Completing your first two assessments
  • Access to a qualified and experienced Trainer & Assessor for learning support
Component Two: Internship

Duration: 12 weeks

Once you have secured your internship you will receive the following:

    • Support and communication with your own Consultant throughout the process
    • Guidance from a mentor experienced in the profession
    • Voluntary Worker’s Insurance
    • Access to Gradability’s Microlearning Resources at no additional cost
    • Real-time, work-related skill development while working on your final assessment
    • Access to a qualified and experienced Trainer & Assessor for learning support

*Internship duration variations may be possible. Please, contact us to discuss your needs.


Assessments are undertaken throughout the program, evaluating your knowledge and skill
development. These follow the online & interactive learning content uniquely designed to develop
business, communication and teamwork skills.

Two assessments are completed prior to the internship commencing to ensure you are prepared.
These are completed online via our dedicated learning platform with instant grading results and
have been specifically developed to enhance your ability to deal with real-life workplace
expectations and scenarios.

The third, and final assessment is a written assessment and completed alongside your internship
while engaging in real-life workplace tasks, scenarios, and learnings. This is submitted on completion
of your internship for marking by a qualified Trainer & Assessor.

Upon successful completion of the program and its required components, including the three
assessments, you will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for Unit of
Competency: BSBOPS201 – Work effectively in business environments.

Please note, Gradability Microlearning Resources are provided as extra resources and learning
materials and are not assessed.

On Completion

On completion of your GAP Program, you will receive:

  • Gradability Certificate of Completion – Gradability Accelerator Plus Program
  • Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for Unit of Competency: BSBOPS201 – Work effectively in business environments
  • Opportunity to learn new skills and develop workplace relationships & network of contacts
Entry Requirements
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Commenced studying in or have completed a degree in the following fields:
    • Accounting, IT, Business Administration, Engineering, HR, Marketing, Finance or
      Supply Chain Logistics.
  • You must have a Visa with work & study rights or be a Permanent Resident/Citizen of Australia.
    • You cannot participate in the internship component of the program while on a
      student visa or any visa with work restrictions.
    • These will be reviewed during your program application period for suitability.
  • IELTS (or equivalent test) score of 6.0 overall with no less than 6.0 in each skill, if applicable.
  • Agree to abide by Gradability’s Student Code of Conduct.
  • If you are a University student and wish to complete the internship for extra credit, contact
    us to discuss your options.
  • Register for a USI number upon application to the program:
    • All students undertaking nationally recognised training must have a Unique Student
      Identifier (USI) and provide that USI to their Registered Training Organisation for
    • If you do not have a USI number, you can apply directly at
    • Certificates and Statement of Attainment cannot be provided unless you have a
      current and verified USI number.
    • In accordance with section 11 of the Student Identifiers Act 2014, Gradability must
      securely destroy all personal information that is collected from individuals solely for
      the purpose of applying for a USI as soon as practicable.
Intake Dates

We have start dates available for the GAP Program throughout the year.


Our 2024-2025 intake dates are for the weeks commencing:

19 Aug 2024
16 Sep 2024
14 Oct 2024
11 Nov 2024
06 Jan 2025
03 Feb 2025
03 Mar 2025
31 Mar 2025
28 Apr 2025
26 May 2025
23 Jun 2025



Benefits & Outcomes

Benefits of unit of competency: BSBOPS201 Work effectively in business environments

  • Cultivates professional skills in a real work environment.
  • Develops knowledge and understanding of workplace rights, responsibilities, and obligations
    of your role.
  • Supports skill development in communication, cooperation, teamwork, time management
    and work prioritisation.
  • Broadens understanding of legislation in workplace.
  • Adds to your CV and experience.
Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes are essential skills required to competently work in any Australian business
environment. These include:

  • Identify and work within business contexts (including role responsibilities, employee work
    rights, organisational requirements, and duty of care).
  • Working as part of a team
  • Managing workload and prioritising tasks
  • Developing effective communication skills
  • Our specifically developed learning resources will engage students in developing their
    business skills through critical true-to-life learning scenarios, multi-media tools, practice
    tasks and engaging content prior to and during their internship. The internship component
    allows students to build on their newly acquired skills in a real-world business.


Hours will depend on an individual’s prior level of business knowledge, skills and internship length.

A typical example of time spent on learning, assessment, and internship for someone with minimal experience and knowledge is as follows:

  • 30 hours of learning, assessment, skill development
  • Between 228 – 456 hours pending internship days per week and total length of internship


  • Prior to internship, learning and Assessment is conducted online and can be completed
    flexibly to suit your needs and schedule.
  • Internship consists of full-time workdays for three to five days per week, over 12 weeks.
  • The number of days required at an internship are based on availability, experience and needs of both the host company and intern.


  • Our Gradability Accelerator Plus Program consists of a blended delivery with more online learning components and in-person internship.
  • This allows for both flexibility and hands-on learning.


  • New South Wales
  • Victoria
  • South Australia
  • Queensland
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  • 35,000+ lives changed

  • 11,000+ Host Employers and counting

  • Up to 40% get a job with their Host Employer

  • Internships delivered across four major Australian cities



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