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Career Transition Assistance

Career Transition Assistance (CTA) is an Australian Government initiative to assist mature age job seekers build skills and confidence to become more competitive in the modern labour market.

Sureway’s eight-week CTA program, Careerway, is designed to help you identify and grow your existing skills, and build the confidence you need to find meaningful employment in your local area.


Our experienced Careerway Facilitators will provide you with an individualised experience that focuses on articulating transferrable skills and experiences, and increasing your digital literacy for job searching and the workplace.

Delivered in a small group session, this program in particular aims to support you to:

  • increase confidence in the skills and experience you already have, and build personal resilience strategies
  • explore and understand local job and training opportunities
  • gain and improve your digital IT skills, including using email and Microsoft Word
  • complete winning applications for particular industries and employers, including online job applications
  • practice and enhance your interview skills
  • meet local employers



To be eligible to participate you must be aged 45 years or over, and be registered with a jobactive provider in locations across Far West Orana NSW and Mid North SA where Careerway is delivered.


How to enrol

Speak with your jobactive provider and ask to be referred to Sureway’s Career Transition Assistance program today.




To participate in Career Transition Assistance (CTA) program, clients must be aged 45 or over, and registered with a jobactive provider in one of the following regions:

  • Far West Orana NSW (including Broken Hill)
  • Mid North SA


Sureway conduct regular information sessions for our Careerway CTA program. For details of the next available session contact us on 1300 SUREWAY (1300 787 392), or alternatively we can arrange for our Facilitator to phone the client directly to discuss the program and confirm their willingness to participate.


Key outcomes for job seekers and providers

Following their successful completion of the program, the participant will have:

  • a professional résumé and cover letter
  • increased digital skills, including using email and Microsoft Word
  • enhanced interview and communication skills
  • a new network of contacts, including employers and peers
  • a personalised career pathway plan for their future


Pre-Referral Requirements

Clients must be informed about the CTA program and it’s aims prior to referral. Participation in CTA is voluntary and clients must consent to being referred. Clients should also be informed that they must still engage with their regular jobactive provider as scheduled whilst they participate in Sureway’s CTA program.


Clients will be required to bring the following to their initial appointment:

  • Photo ID
  • MyGov login details (if available)
  • Current résumé (if available) or any details of qualifications, past experience and skills
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