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WorkPath Australia

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Helping veterans forge their post-service career

Use your military experience to tackle new challenges

WorkPath Australia (WPA) is an innovative training and employment program designed to assist transitioning veterans and professionals in finding meaningful security cleared employment opportunities.

WPA has been developed as a solution to the challenges individuals face in finding employment with national security organisations. Our program gives participants access to the training programs you require to find meaningful employment.


​To strengthen Australia’s sovereignty by increasing the number of highly skilled security cleared personnel capable of servicing the National Security sector and associated industries.


Our mission is to nurture and expand Australia’s security cleared workforce by providing innovative training and meaningful employment opportunities for participants.

WPA assists organisations to employ transitioning Australian Defence Force (ADF) veterans and professionals aligned to National Security values and objectives.


Workpath Australia - Diversity

An inclusive program, with a focus on employing veterans, Indigenous Australians, women and graduates.

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A unique solution that increases employment opportunities for participants within Australia’s leading government and corporate organisations.

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Providing employment pathways for individuals strongly aligned with National Security values.

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Entrusted by our partners and participants to deliver meaningful employment outcomes.

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Program Advantages

  • Ensure a smooth transition from the ADF into meaningful employment

  • Utilise your security clearance and transition into aligned industries

  • Find meaningful corporate and government employment pathways

  • Enhance and adapt your existing skills to new environments

  • Identify the right training programs for your new career

  • Access our extensive professional network

  • Ongoing support throughout the program

  • Join veteran friendly employers

Program 4 Key Steps

1. Identification

The WPA team will work with you to identify your interests, strengths and establish the opportunities and organisations you want to work for and are aligned to.

A dedicated Program Success manager will help you navigate your ADF transition up to 24 months from discharge.

2. Selection

Once a meaningful employment pathway for you has been identified, we guide you through the assessment and interview process and any specific security clearance requirements with the WPA partner. If successful, you will receive a Conditional Letter of Offer, outlining the requirements for you to successfully join the organisation.

3. Pathway

You commence your pathway towards meaningful employment. Any any training, certification and security clearance requirements outlined in your job offer must be completed prior to joining the organisation.

4. Placement

Upon meeting your employment conditions, you commence transitioning from the Australia Defence Force or current employer and begin your exciting new career!

How much does the program cost?

The WPA program is free for all veteran participants to join.

All participants must undergo a screening process prior to being accepted into the program to ensure alignment with National Security sector values, skills and experience.

Spaces in the program are strictly limited and subject to WPA partner requirements.

Become a participant or partner...​

WorkPath is currently only accepting Expressions of Interest for our 2021 intake.