If you are looking for assessment, advice and guidance on transitioning into a new role or new career, VERTO’s Skills Checkpoint program can help!

The program is individually tailored to your needs through our initial career planning session. If you are eligible, you can access up to $2,200 (GST inclusive) to fund suitable education and training options, as outlined in your career plan, to reach your employment goals.

To visit our dedicated Skills Checkpoint website with more information and resources, click here.

Eligibility Criteria

To participate you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident aged 45 to 70 years old, who is either:

  • employed and at risk of entering the income support system (e.g. those in industries undergoing structural adjustment); or
  • unemployed for no more than three consecutive months and not registered for assistance through an employment services program, such as jobactive.

The Skills Checkpoint Program is an initiative of the Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business. Skills Checkpoint is available through VERTO in NSW, VIC and the ACT.

To find out more, register today.


VERTO and National Seniors Australia enter Memorandum of Understanding

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VERTO and National Seniors Australia have entered into this strategic agreement in order to promote the Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers Program in the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales and Victoria.

VERTO’s chief executive, Ron Maxwell, said VERTO was proud to work with such a respected member based organisation like National Seniors Australia.

“National Seniors Australia has an excellent reputation as a strong voice for older Australians,” Mr. Maxwell said.

“Their advocacy and research have helped to improve the lives of many older Australians, and we look forward to working together to help those aged 45 to 70 who may be at risk of unemployment to continue in the workforce.”

National Seniors Australia’s General Manager, Chris Grice, said initiatives such as the Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers Program are more important now than ever.

To learn more, please visit: National Seniors Australia - https://nationalseniors.com.au