Defence Services

Career Transition Assistance Scheme (CTAS) is offered by the Australian Department of Defence to eligible personnel who qualify based on the information in the table below.

information in the table below. The scheme is designed to assist serving Defence personnel in their transition from Defence to a civilian career through funding of professional CV/Resume, Career Transition Training and Coaching and formal Courses.

Benefits offered by Defence are:

Career transition assistance level

0-12 years Tier1

12-18 years Tier2

18+ years Tier3

Medical

Online information

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Defence transition seminar

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Approved absence for career transition activities

5 Days1

10 Days

23 Days

23 Days

Career transition training (CTT) (inc GST)

No

Yes $1100

Yes $4400

Yes $4400

Career transition management coaching (CTMC) (inc GST)

No

Yes2 $1100

Yes2 $2820

Yes $2820

CV / Resume preparation

No

Yes $253

Yes $253

Yes $253

Financial counselling

No

No

No

Yes $518

1 To be eligible for approval absence, at separation the member must have completed initial mustering/corps/category training.1

2 Member may only access CTMC or CTT - Not both.

18+yr members Not separating medically? Not sure between CTT & CTMC what the best option is for you?
Contacts us to discuss your benefit options free of charge.

We will help you make the right decision for your circumstances!

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