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Transition To Work

Transition To Work
Funded by the Australian Federal Government, Transition to Work (TTW) is a service that provides assistance to people aged 15 to 21 on their journey towards employment. The Transition to Work program has a strong focus on practical intervention and work experience to build skills and gain confidence needed to gain employment. By working closely with this cohort, Transition To Work helps the youth get job ready to work in tomorrow’s workforce.

Overview of the Transition to Work program

Whether you are a young worker looking for employment or a business looking for workers, the Transition to Work program benefits all: 

Young People will receive intensive, pre-employment support to improve their work readiness and to help them transition into work or education, including apprenticeships or traineeships. 

Employers will receive help from Transition to Work providers to recruit young workers who meet their business needs.

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Services for Young People

The Transition to Work program has a strong focus on helping young people to understand what is expected in the workplace and to develop the skills, attitudes and behaviours expected by employers. As part of the program, participants:

  • Develop practical skills to get work
  • Connect with training or education
  • Find and participate in work experience opportunities
  • Identify employment opportunities in the local area
  • Connect with relevant local community services

Services for employers

As a Transition to Work provider, we work with employers of all industries to ensure that young people meet their business needs and are supported during their transition into working life.

  • Our TTW team will work to help participants through pre-employment skill development relevant to the employment opportunities and labour market conditions.
  • When an employer hires an eligible participant of our TTW program, we can offer a wage subsidy of up to $6,500 over 12 months, helping reduce the cost of hiring and training.
  • As part of the program, we also offer post placement support, including regular contact to ensure the participant is settling in and that expectations are being met.

Transition to Work
Program eligibility

To be eligible for the Transition to Work program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an early school leaver or have had difficulty finding employment after finishing school
  • Aged between 15 and 21, regardless of your income support status.
  • Be an Australian citizen, holder of a permanent visa, New Zealand special category visa or Nominated visa (including Temporary Protection visa or Safe Haven visa)

To join the program, you can either:

  • Get referred to us through your local jobactive provider
  • Get referred to us through Centrelink
  • Register directly with us

Got questions? Get in touch!

    Transition To Work

    Just call (08) 9376 2800 or fill in your details below to speak with our friendly team about helping to transition you into work. We will get back to you very soon!












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