TRANSITION TO WORK
Transition to Work is an employment service to support young people aged 15-21 on their journey to employment. The service will provide intensive, pre-employment support to improve the work-readiness of young people and help them into work (including apprenticeships and traineeships) or education.
In Transition to Work young people can get intensive pre-employment support to help them set and achieve their employment and education goals.
What services can young people access?
Transition to Work is focused on building a young person’s skills, confidence and readiness to enter employment. To achieve this Transition to Work providers will help young people:
develop practical skills to get a job
connect with education or training
find and complete work experience placements
find job opportunities in the local area
connect with relevant local community services.
Transition to Work providers have experience working with disengaged and disadvantaged young people and have strong links with employers, community services and schools in their local community.
Who is eligible?
Transition to Work is designed to help young people who are early school leavers or those who have had difficulty entering employment after school. To participate in Transition to Work a young person must be:
Aged 15-21, and
an Australian citizen, or
the holder of a permanent visa, or
New Zealand Special Category Visa, or
Nominated Visa (including Temporary Protection Visa or Safe Haven Visa).
Eligibility will also depend on a young person’s circumstances, including whether the young person:
has been awarded a Year 12 certificate or Certificate III
has been employed within the last six months
receives an income support payment such as Youth Allowance
is currently participating in another employment service including jobactive.
To find out if you are eligible to participate in Transition to Work you should talk to a provider in your area.
55 Cameron Street, Launceston 7250, Phone: 03 6334 4966
30 Wilmot Street, Burnie 7320, Phone: 03 6432 3211
Suite 2/ 57 Best Street, Devonport 7310, Phone: 03 6424 7668
175 Goondoon Street, Gladstone 4680, Phone: 07 4976 9869
173 Berserker Street, Berserker 4701, Phone: 07 4926 1678
44a William Street, Rockhampton 4700, Phone: 07 4921 3107
SERVICE DELIVERY PLANS
For participants click here
For Employers click here
Service Guarantee click here
For more information on Transition to Work, click visit: www.employment.gov.au/transition-work