Career Transition Assistance (CTA)

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CTA assists mature age job seekers to increase their job readiness by providing practical assistance to develop digital literacy skills, identifying transferable skills and better targeting their job search to local industries and available jobs.

CTA is delivered by a network of providers nationally.

Participation in CTA is voluntary and available to job seekers aged 45+ who are registered with a jobactive provider whether or not they are in receipt of income support. Job seekers can be referred by their Employment provider, NEST provider, or by the Department’s Contact Centre (regardless of whether you are in receipt of income support or not).

Designed to 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 as well as applying for jobs online.

CTA participants will complete 75 hours over the duration of an eight week period. Course delivery consists of a mix of one-on-one, small group and self-directed learning activities.

Course content covers 11 core components:

Career Pathway Assessment
Goals and Motivation
Understanding the local job market and identifying suitable opportunities
Explore and translate transferrable skills
Improve and tailor resumes
Navigate the job application process
Practise and enhance interview skills
Experience different industries
Functional Digital Literacy
Prepare a Career Pathway Plan
Access Ongoing Support

Participants continue to receive support from jobactive following completion of CTA.

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