Building Resilience and Confidence for Employment

    The Skill Engineer wants to ensure that all students with diverse learning needs undertaking a VET subject in Year 11 or 12 and who need preparation for work placement continue to receive urgent actions that consider their specific need for accessibility, adaptability, and individualised workplace learning plans. 

    The Skill Engineer’s experience with students with diverse learning needs over the COVID years, has been that many students are unable to undertake work placement due to high anxiety, fear of contracting COVID and poor understanding of industry expectations whilst they are on a work placement.

    Outcomes for BRACE participants:

    • Increase number of students with diverse learning needs attending and lasting in their planned 35-hour work placement
    • Increased rate of a successful and rewarding work placement and industry experience for students with diverse learning needs
    • Students with diverse learning needs to acquire skills to support their engagement with work placement including managing anxiety, attending to mental health issues, setting goals, building resilience
    • The skills acquired through BRACE can be used not just on work placement but are tools for life
    • Introduction of students with diverse learning needs to operating and functional workplaces who have work practices that support diversity and inclusiveness in employment.

    The BRACE program is funded by the Regional Industry Education Partnership, NSW Training Services.

    To join use the contact form at the bottom of this page.


    We acknowledge the traditional owners of this land, the Darkinjung, Pangerang and Yawuru peoples and pay respects to their elders past and present. We thank them for sharing their country, their culture and their language.We look to the future with hope as we walk side by side with our First Nations people in the spirit of reconciliation and truth telling.

    Tuggerah, NSW

    Ph: (02) 4304 3031
    14/1 Bounty Close, Tuggerah NSW 2259
    Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

    Wangaratta, VIC

    Ph: (03) 5737 4257
    16 Osboldstone Rd, Wangaratta VIC 3677
    Monday to Friday, 7am - 5pm

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    Ph: 0428 995 955
    41 Blackman St, Broome WA 6725
    Monday to Friday 8:00am - 2:00pm

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