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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 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 delivered in under eight weeks and 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
  • practise 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 Workforce Australia provider in locations across Central West (NSW), Murray Riverina (NSW), Goulburn Murray (VIC), Mid North SA (SA) and Murray South East (SA) where Career Transition is delivered.


Participation in Career Transition Assistance (CTA) is generally offered face-to-face in a group classroom-like environment. Delivery includes one-on-one time with your trainer and take-home workbooks, digital or hard copy depending on your preference, to be completed throughout the course.


Workforce Australia and Disability Employment Services job seekers should contact their Provider to discuss referral to the course. For general information about Career Transition Assistance, job seekers can also contact the National Customer Service Line on 1800 805 260.

Workforce Australia Online job seekers should contact the Digital Services Contact Centre on 1800 314 677 to discuss referral.

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