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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

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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



Getting the heads up on mental health

Award-winning singer-songwriter Lucy Neville, 21, has experienced the stigma and discrimination associated with having a mental illness. But the Beyond Blue volunteer guest speaker had some positive...



Making small talk

Being able to make conversation with others at work – whether they’re your colleagues or your customers – is important for finding and keeping a job. Here at NOVA Transition Penrith, we regularl...



Industry visits: more than meets the eye

When you have a job that matches your skills and interests, you’re more likely to do it well, to enjoy it, and to keep it. It’s a win-win situation for you and your employer. But how do you know ...

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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.