Upskill or kick-start your career with BRACE

A Certificate IV in Mental Health or Disability is a great way to build on your current skills or start down a new career path.   For VCAL (Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning) teacher Susanne, having the additional qualification of a Certificate IV in Mental Health has paid off in the classroom.   “We live… Continue reading

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Job Placements — BRACE: a Local Success Story

At BRACE, we love supporting our students to achieve their goals, and working with them on their journeys to meaningful employment. We especially love getting our students out into the community, which is why gaining life experience is the key focus of our excursions.   There have been high interest levels in our programs this… Continue reading

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Practical fun in the Manual Handling Room

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support students had a (bone 🤣) cracking time recently in our manual handling room.   Our amazing students learnt how to provide personal, physical and emotional support to people who require assistance with daily living.   Guess what? 😱 If you like the sound of having fun while qualifying for… Continue reading

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Hepatitis Victoria asks BRACE students, are you HEPReady?

Thank you to Steven Taylor from Hepatitus Victoria, who recently facilitated ‘The HEPReady AOD Workforce Workshop’ to BRACE’s CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs students.   The entertaining yet educative workshop included:   • A Hepatitis A overview   • Information regarding Hepatitis B and hepatitis C transmission routes, risk factors testing, immunisations… Continue reading

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Human Aspects of Policing — VCAL Talk

This May, Frankston Police’s very own Constable Peter and Police Officer Neil dropped by SkillsPlus’ VCAL classrooms, for a presentation! No other reason, we promise… 🤣   Constable Peter and Police Officer Neil answered our students’ questions, with many of our students wanting to know how they themselves can become a police officer.   The… Continue reading

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