Services covering the City of Greater Dandenong,
City of Casey and Cardinia Shire
Hand Brake Turn - 7 Week Automotive Taster Course
The objective of the automotive taster course is to make people of all ages (particularly "at-risk" youth) ready to enter a workplace in the automotive industry. The course covers the areas of both basic mechanic work and panel beating. Learners have access to an actual workshop and are offered an experience that simulates a real workplace environment, all the while teaching them skills that are invaluable in the field and can improve lifestyle in general - not only the technical skills of the professions, but also interpersonal skills, and helping them understand and manage responsibilities.
The 'Transition to Work' Program, run by Skills Plus, is a work readiness program for young people aged between 15 and 21 years who are looking for work or need assistance with education and training. The program helps participants to develop the skills that employers are looking for and help young people into training and education.
Supporting young people to identify personal and professional aspirations, and develop soft skills needed to step closer to these. Offers a variety of activities including one off information sessions and leadership workshops, 6-8 week structured group program, youth leadership/volunteer opportunities and