Workforce Australia – Transition to Work

Workforce Australia – Transition to Work

Workforce Australia – Transition to Work is a government program that helps young people aged 15 – 24 years old into work, apprenticeships, training and education.

The Workforce Australia – Transition to Work program connects young job seekers to mentors, training, workshops and local jobs.

Our support includes:  

  • Dedicated Youth Coach, who listens and tailors support to your unique needs 
  • Holistic support, connecting you to allied and mental health services, housing, rehabilitation and more 
  • Work experience opportunities, internships and job-specific training 
  • Job search help, including resume and cover letter writing and interview preparation 
  • Personal and professional development with workshops and individual support for building your life skills 
  • Financial assistance for items that get you work-ready 
  • Local employer connections, so you can build your network 
  • Ongoing support to help you stay in work.
You may be eligible for personalised support via Workforce Australia – Transition to Work if you are:
  • aged between 15 to 24.
  • have Australian citizenship or an appropriate visa.

Eligibility also depends on your individual circumstances, including whether you:

  • have a Year 12 certificate or equivalent, such as a Certificate III.
  • have been employed within the last 6 months.
  • are receiving an income support payment such as Youth Allowance.
  • are participating in another employment service. Check your eligibility
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