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Training Course Justification Letter

Justification Letter for Course Application - For CTAS applications using CTT 

Note: the course/s you apply for must: be a formal course, provided by a qualified training firm; provide a schedule of training and a syllabus for each subject; and must be recognised or accredited by employers.  CTT may be any vocationally-oriented course, or recognised course segment, within the Australian Qualifications Framework and must meet policy requirements, in particular the extent of training and that the training is essential for the member’s future employment.


I, ____________________________ would like to complete the following course: ________________ __________________________________ using my Career Transition Training entitlement of CTAS, through XXX (training provider).  This will complement my intended career transition path of going into the_____________________________________ industry.  This course is requested because...

List a couple of paragraphs on your ADF training and experience or if you are contemplating going into a field of work whereby your ADF training and experience is not relevant, then you need to show why you chose this particular profession. eg hobby, prior ADF experience, etc.

Attached is a breakdown of the units required to complete the course, duration, cost (ex GST) and detail about text books.  There are no costs associated with travel and/or meals.

This course is currently perceived as the industry standard requirement (explain why) to secure employment as a _____________________ in the ___________________ industry.  It will help to smooth my transition into the civilian workforce by providing me with skills to become (an effective operator, team leader or manager in an operational environment).  Also explain why that training and experience is insufficient to gain work in the civilian world.

Relevant to Intended Employment

This course is relevant to my intended line of employment as it will enhance my skills learnt whilst in the ADF and will help me become competitive with my civilian peers in this industry. Also add details of your interests outside Defence, hobbies, volunteer work, etc.

Why XXX is the best provider

XXX has the course available online with full trainer support that gives me the flexibility to study at my own pace and work around my military commitments.  I have unlimited access to trainers for assistance on their toll-free number anytime during business hours and can access a trainer online using the software provided. Their policy for turnaround time on marking assessment is two working days maximum from any location around the world as long as I have internet access. They also work with me to gain Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for all my current military experience that I have achieved. The result is a customised course that is designed for me to achieve the best results. 

Cost Effective

XXX (training provider) offer courses at a cost effective price for people to study.  The course cost covers everything including all course material, assessments, certificate and unlimited access to professional trainers. There are no other expenses involved such as books, exams or travel. Similar providers offer the same course for higher amount, the costs of books and exams aren't included or the flexibility to work around my military experience is not provided.

The cost of the courses is (           ) and goes for (              ) in duration.

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Signed                                                                                                    Date

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