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Community Development / Not for Profit Organisation

What do you do

BRACE Education & Training is a not-for-profit organisation which provides education, training and employment opportunities, programs and services for a diverse range of clients. BRACE provides education and training services across Regional and Metropolitan Victoria.

Most of BRACE's business activities stem from Government and private sector contracts to provide training, educational and employment services to the community.

SkillsPlus is a well-regarded employment and training organisation with strong and established links with employers and industry across the South East Melbourne Metropolitan areas and regional Victoria.

We maintain close working relationships with many local community organisations and business networks and support local initiatives through active participation and regular contact. As a Registered Training Organisation, and provider of commonwealth funded Employment Services, SkillsPlus supports the adoption of a whole of community approach to a range of clients including; disengaged young people, people with disabilities and the long term unemployed.

Vision and values

With a Vision of standing out as a leading community development organisation by initiating and supporting programs that enhance growth and contribution within the community, Skillsplus & BRACE's Mission is to ‘Enhance Individuals and Enrich the Community’.

The organisation’s values are identified in the Strategic Corporate Plan as:  Integrity (whereby our actions are at all times consistent with the highest ethical and professional services)
Social Justice (so that we treat all people equally both in the community and within our own workplace) and
Service Excellence (whereby we meet and exceed all expectations of reliability and the highest possible standards of service quality for our program recipients, those for whom we deliver services and the community we serve).


Ben Vasiliou
Chief Operations Officer


Phone: 0353379000