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Transition to Work 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.

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 including Jobactive.

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

NJL is a Child Safe Organisation

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and practices on how NJL ensure the wellbeing of young people and children in our services.



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