Who are re- engagement programs  for?

  • Students who need a break from traditional educational pathways
  • Students who are early school leavers and wanting to access education/training or employment.
  • Students wanting to improve literacy, numeracy and skills.

Locations and contacts:

Oakwood school
  • Various locations
  • Year 7 -12 Curriculum
  • For young people who have left, or are disengaged from school.Re-introduces students to learning to the extent that they are able to be successful and to build upon this success.
  • Program is centered around a developmentally responsive personalised student learning and pathway plan with a focus on development of literacy and numeracy skills and pursuing student’s interest.

Frankston Ph: 8796 0200


Hand Brake Turn, Dandenong
  • Hand Brake Turn gives young people a real opportunity to get their lives on track and carve out a successful pathway for the future.
  • As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), they provide accredited training in Motor Mechanics, Spray Painting, Car Detailing, OHS as well as job skills.
  • There are 5 courses each year.

Ph: 9793 1466


Tools for the Trade Program
  • Salvocare Eastern run an eight week trade oriented program, aimed to assist young people who are disengaged from main stream schooling and at risk of long term employment.

Ph: 8878 4500

Tools for the Trade Program

Cafe Creations

This is a free and supported hospitality and work readiness training program for disengaged young people aged 15-24 based at Frankston South Community and Recreation Centre.

Trainees will also put together a resume, cover letter and participate in interview training and will be supported by a youth worker throughout and beyond this program.

Monday – Wednesday 10am – 3pm- 10 week program

For more information please contact Justin Smith on 0436 375 930 or Justin.smith@frankston.vic.gov.au

Foundation Learning College

The FLC offers the SEED and RISE Programs.

Further information is available here

Reconnect Program

– If you need help reconnecting with school the Reconnect Program can help