Program offers job seekers a skills boost

The Transition to Work (TTW) program offers support to job seekers aged between 15 to 21 years old.

Impact Community Services is offering young job seekers a chance to gain skills to better their employment prospects in Bundaberg.

Under the Transition to Work (TTW) program, support is offered to enable those aged between 15 to 21 years an opportunity to develop the skills, confidence and knowledge to be able to effectively enter the workforce.

Impact Community Services spokesperson Laura Bray, Manager of Transition to Work and Employment First Aid, said the program was specifically structured to allow a strong personal relationship between participant and provider.

“We help them understand what is expected of them in the workplace and help develop the skills, attitudes and behaviours expected by employers,” Ms Bray said.

“We discuss and work with them to identify career goals and how they can reach these goals by developing an action plan.”

To be eligible for the program, the following criteria must be met:

  • Aged 15 to 21 years
  • An Australian Citizen
  • Not already participating in employment services
  • Not currently working an average of eight hours or more per week
  • Have not attended education for a period of 13 weeks, or are not currently enrolled in education, or have an approved exemption from legal requirements to attend school
  • Have not been awarded a Year 12 certificate or Certificate III or higher (or have completed Year 12 but have not engaged with employment or education for six months or more)


  • is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person who has been awarded a Year 12 Certificate or a Certificate III or higher, irrespective of whether they have been engaged in education or employment for the previous six months or more.

To find out more information or how to sign up, go to the Impact Community Services website.