Skills First Reconnect

The Skills First Reconnect program provides eligible people with support to help reduce the barriers they face accessing, participating, and succeeding in training and employment.

If you are:

  • Aged 17 – 19 and not currently enrolled in school or any education and training program and/or full time employment, or
  • Aged 20 – 64 and have been unemployed for 12 months or more, without Year 12 or an equivalent qualification

Get in touch with us to discuss the support we can provide.

We can help with:

  • One on one support
  • Access to specialist support services including health and accommodation
  • Setting goals
  • Access to training

Swinburne provides Reconnect in the following Local Government Areas:

Knox
Natalie Taylor
0401 380 767
nktaylor@swin.edu.au

Maroondah
Natalie Taylor
0401 380 767
nktaylor@swin.edu.au

Matthew Sharp
0457 750 444
msharp@swin.edu.au

Murrindindi
Karen Stephens
0499 902 374
kastephens@swin.edu.au

Mansfield
Elin Ree
0499 911 908
eree@swin.edu.au

Yarra Ranges
Matthew Sharp
0457 750 444
msharp@swin.edu.au

Funding for the Skills First Reconnect grant program is being provided by the Victorian Government, through the Department of Education and Training.