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Career Transition Assistance

A new initiative for mature job seekers.

Career Transition Assistance is a new initiative to help mature aged job seekers build their confidence and become more competitive in their local labour market.

CTA is targeted at people aged over 45 years, who are registered with a jobactive provider and need additional assistance to apply for jobs as well as training to live, learn and work in an environment where communication and access to information are increasingly through digital technology, social media and devices.

How can Career Transition Assistance help you?

Career Transition Assistance (CTA) is an Australian Government program that provides additional support and training to help mature-aged job seekers get a job.

Career Transition Assistance

The program is an approved annual activity requirement (AAR) and will fully meet a job seeker’s AAR for the duration of their participation in Career Transition Assistance.

Eligible job seekers will be provided with practical assistance to help them gain the skills they need to move into ongoing employment. These are referred to as Tailored Career Assistance and Functional Digital Literacy.

Tailored Career Assistance

jobactive provides eligible job seekers with access to tailored help based on their assessed needs. This could include help looking for work, writing a résumé, preparing for interviews, referrals to jobs, training and help to settle into a job.

Assistance to increase your confidence and motivation; give you a better understanding of available job opportunities in your local area; and support you to tailor applications, based on your skills and experience, to those jobs.

CVGT tailors a program to suit each participant that may include:

Identify transferable skills
Industry visits
Updating resume
Job interview skills
Marketing job seekers to employers

Functional Digital Literacy

Practical assistance to develop information and communications technology skills and help you build your confidence to use different types of technology, such as smartphones, tablets, apps, social media and desktop computers.

CVGT tailors a program to suit each participant that may include:

Introduction to computers, tablets, smartphones
Introduction to emails
Introduction to the internet
Introduction to social media and apps

Who is eligible for Career Transition Assistance?

To be eligble for this program you must:

Be registered with a jobactive provider
Be 45 years of age or older

For further information and assistance, please contact CVGT today.


Find your nearest location

Find your nearest CVGT Career Transition Assistance location. Our friendly consultations are ready to talk and help you get started.

Career Transition Assistance Brochures

For further information on this program, please download the brochure(s) or contact us.

Career Transition Assistance for Participants

CTA for Participants

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