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    I wanted to work on the Manly Ferries and she got the job for me – so I'm stoked! This is my dream job. I love the challenges involved and remembering the faces of the customers.

    - Kayla

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    This is probably the best job I could ever ask for. I worked my butt off and I got what I wanted. I've gotta admit my attitude has changed. It's gonna take time to develop new skills but in time it will come.

    - James

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    Computers are my life's work, so that's why I want to get a job in computers... When I got the job here I was rapt. I even had a solo tear coming to my eye at one point, it was such an emotional moment for me.

    - Robert

Welcome to

Nova Transition

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Would you like to:

Choose a job that interests you?

Find and keep a great job?

Meet new people and make new friends?

You've come to the right place! NOVA Transition is your ticket to work. On this website you can check out our success stories, listen to praise from the people in the know, previous participants who are now working in a job of their choice.


Explore your NDIS options with NOVA.

Our Blog



How is Transition different from school? Part 2

Trainees from St Marys and Campbelltown NOVA Transition outlets have been pondering the differences between school and life at NOVA Transition. You can read St Marys' take on the subject here. Mea...



How is Transition different from school?

After finishing year 12, young people with disability can go on to a two-year program with NOVA Transition. So is Transition an extension of school? Trainees from St Marys and Campbelltown NOVA Tra...



Another happy parent

Imagine being the parent of three taxpayers. Kathy Sammut never imagined this would be her life. She recalls that when her children, Anthony, Michelle and Matthew, finished school, she and her husban...

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NOVA Transition covers:


Personal management skills, such as understanding time, money and direction

Communication skills, such as how to speak on the phone and the importance of listening well

Job-seeking skills, such as how to match your interests to a job, how to write a resume and how to impress people at an interview

Work experience placements in a variety of different industries so that you can explore your options and choose the best job for you

Information and support for planning your carer and accessing useful services within the community

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    NOVA Employment has been finding award-wage work for people with disability since 1990! 

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    NOVA Transition has just celebrated our 12th anniversary!

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    In 2016, NOVA Transition trained 82 young people in the Certificate 1 in Work Education, a nationally recognised qualification indicating the skills needed to enter the workforce!

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    Of the 82 NOVA Transition graduates in 2016: 

    - 75 have their first job in open employment with the same wages & conditions as other workers 

    - 7 are working full time

    - 7 are undertaking further education.