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Workforce Australia - Transition to Work 


What is Transition to Work?

Transition to Work (TtW) is an employment service to support young people aged 15-24 on their journey to employment. The service provides intensive, pre-employment support to improve the work readiness of young people and help them into work (including apprenticeships and traineeships) or education.


NJL has been a specialist Youth Services provider in Tasmania for more than 20 years.

​In Transition to Work young people can get intensive pre-employment support to help them set and achieve their employment and education goals.

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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.


NJL have experience working with young people from all walks of life and have strong links with employers, community services and schools in our local communities.

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 15-24, 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

To find out if you are eligible to participate in Transition to Work you should talk to a provider in your area.

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Our Locations 



Level 1, 93 York Street, Launceston 7250

Call : (03) 6334 4966


Level 4, 46 Mount Street, Burnie 7320

Call: (03) 6432 3211


69 Best Street, Devonport 7310

Call: 03 6424 7668



44a William Street, Rockhampton 4700

Call: (07) 4921 3107


Unit 3, 69 High Street, Berserker 4701

Call: (07) 4926 1678


2/175 Goondoon Street, Gladstone 4680

Call: (07) 4976 9869

Looking for staff?

Is your business looking to recruit? want to employ motivated and trained young person aged 15-24?

Our Transition to Work Mentors will work with you to understand your business needs and create the ‘best fit’ with our work ready candidates.

We provide support to both you and the candidate through the

recruitment process and also offer post placement support to

ensure retention.

Access to Government funding, including wage subsidies for eligible new employees is available.

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Interested in joining ParentsNext?

Get in touch with us via phone, email or fill out the interest form below and we will contact you

Phone: 1300 136 496


How can we help?

For any questions or enquires, please fill out the below form and we will be in touch

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NJL is a Child Safe Organisation

Please click here to access our policies and practices on how NJL ensure the wellbeing of young people and children in our services.

Service Delivery Plan

North & Northwest Tasmania 



Fitzroy, Queensland 



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