Career Transition Assistance program

Career Transition Assistance

A new initative for mature workers commencing on 1 July 2019.

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.

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. They will be referred to Tailored Career Assistance, Functional Digital Literacy or both, depending on their needs.

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Employment Support Service

Tailored Career Assistance will increase confidence and motivation; give job seekers a better understanding of available job opportunities in their local area; and support them to tailor applications, based on their 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.
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Functional Digital Literacy

Functional Digital Literacy will provide practical assistance to develop information and communications technology skills and help job seekers build their 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 & apps.

Who is eligible

  • Registered with a jobactive provider
  • Be 45 years of age or older.

 

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