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Career Transition Assistance

The Career Transition Assistance (CTA) Trial is an Australian Government Initiative to support people 50 years and older to find a job. CTA helps participants through the tailored career guidance and digital literacy training to communicate their transferrable skills, increase job readiness and target their job search.


Please complete the referral form and return to The form must be completed by a jobactive provider who has an existing CTA Agreement with SYC.

Further information for jobactive Providers

Upcoming Course Dates

Courses run 9am to 4pm, two days per week for 6 weeks.


Location Start Date Program Training Days
Marion Job Prospects
Level 8, Marion Shopping Towers,
Oaklands Park
4 October 2018 Thursday and Friday
Adelaide Job Prospects
Level 6, 111 Gawler Place, Adelaide
Rolling Intake Monday and Tuesday
Christies Beach Job Prospects
120 Beach Road, Christies Beach
15 October 2018 Thursday and Friday
Glenelg Job Prospects
164 Jetty Road, Glenelg
Rolling Intake Monday and Tuesday
Mount Barker Job Prospects
8, 2-4 Cameron Road, Mount Barker
Late October TBC
Goolwa Job Prospects
3/24 Cadell Street, Goolwa
Late October TBC

Typical CTA Program

Outside of the learning delivered, participants will also be supported across the broader period of 18 weeks.

Week Activity Time
1 Initial interview with CTA Facilitator 1 hour
2 - 7 6 Week Learning Program
(detailed above)
2 days per week
8 Warm handover with CTA Facilitator
and Employment Consultant
1 hour
10 1st Future Contact Meeting 9am - 12pm
18 2nd Future Contact Meeting 9am - 12pm

Dates of interviews and meetings will be arranged in consultation with each participant.
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Our CTA Service

SYC’s CTA service is specifically designed for people over the age of 50 years.
The CTA service:

  • Is delivered face-to-face in a relaxed enviroment
  • Focuses on participants’ strengths and experience
  • Acknowledges individual factors like health and caring responsibilities
  • Supports different learning styles, with learning reinforced through discussion and practical activities, one-on-one and in supported group sessions
  • Offers flexibility through a rolling schedule of training delivered from easily accessible community spaces across Southern Adelaide
  • Provides all IT equipment for use and practice in the learning environment


SYC is delivering the CTA Trial in Southern Adelaide. Our sites in this region are:

CTA Course Description

Participants can complete either or both parts of the program.

1) Tailored Career Assistancedelivered over a period of six weeks
Support for participants to understand the local labour market translate their skills to new jobs and negotiate the application/interview process.

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2) Digital Literacy Trainingdelivered over a minimum of two weeks
Assistance to develop skills to confidently use digital tools and platforms to find and engage in work including:

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Preparing the Career Pathway Plan & Ongoing Support

Working with jobactive Providers

Connecting Participants with Employers

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