What is Career Transition Assistance?

Career Transition Assistance is an 8-week course for people aged 45 years and older. It helps you build skills and confidence to become more competitive in your local labour market. A Career Transition Assistance course can help you:

  • improve your job search skills
  • find out how to transfer your skills to a new job or industry
  • set career goals
  • develop your technology and digital skills.

With improved digital literacy, you can more confidently apply for jobs online, and use technology like computers and tablets that are found in workplaces.

Who is eligible?

To participate in a Career Transition Assistance course, job seekers must be:

  • aged 45 years or over, and
  • registered with Workforce Australia or an eligible employment service: Workforce Australia Online, Workforce Australia Services, or Disability Employment Services.

Core Features of the Program

  • Interactive, real time sessions facilitating core skills for career development, digital technology, motivation, and job search strategies
  • One on One mentoring sessions via phone and online platforms
  • Mentoring sessions to create and maintain a live Career Development
  • Career Plan tailored specifically to your individual needs
  • Exposure to actual local employers
  • Over 80 contact hours in total
  • Program designed to keep you engaged through COVID -19 social distancing guidelines

During the program, our facilitator will develop a Career Pathway Plan with you which identifies:

  • Transferable skills
  • Potential work experience and training options
  • A Self Marketing Plan
  • Employer contacts to help complete your self-marketing plan

Program Delivery Details

Jobs Statewide offers Career Transition Assstance courses in New South Wales, at Bankstown and Fairfield. Contact us for more information on this program on 1300 241 860.