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A not for profit organisation with a lot of heart

From our humble beginning as community center, we have grown into a dynamic not-for-profit organisation dedicated to delivering quality education, training and community programs. We are proud to foster deep connections within our community and beyond. Since our inception, our mission has remained steadfast: to cultivate positive and welcoming learning environments that empower individuals to realise their fullest potential.

We provide students with the opportunity to overcome their barriers and reach their individual goals.

From our humble beginning as community center, we have grown into a dynamic not-for-profit organisation dedicated to delivering quality education, training and community programs.

Vision and values

We strive to improve the lives of our students through innovative learning and support, and let our organisational values lead the way.

Where we began

From humble beginnings as a neighbourhood drop in centre in 1977 to the multifaceted, all-ages facilities we operate now, Foundation Learning Centre has been on quite a journey.

Leadership and governance

Our leadership team is comprised of dynamic, passionate individuals committed to fostering resilient, connected and thriving communities.

Types of courses

We offer engaging, practical courses that provide students with the skills and knowledge needed for work and life.

Our wellbeing philosophy

Our focus is not just on learning, but on caring for the whole person so that each student can experience positive thinking and thrive in all areas of their life.

Our campuses

Our not for profit organisation is based in Narre Warren and Frankston, but our services and facilities reach across South-East Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula.

Work with us

We are always looking for good people who care about providing inclusive education, training and community programs. See what opportunities are available to join our amazing team.

Venue & facility hire

Some of our facilities are available for hire to not-for-profit organisations as well as the wider community. Our facilities are a great place to hold your next function, meeting or gathering!

Why choose Foundation Learning Centre?

Student wellbeing

As well as one-on-one support, our wellbeing team provides programs to help our youth education students navigate their own journey.

Range of courses

Choose from a variety of carefully selected courses taught by knowledgeable and passionate educators.

Support options

We believe learning should be available to everyone regardless of circumstances, and can help connect you with support services in your area.

Inclusion and diversity

We are a safe, inclusive and welcoming space for all students, and believe that a diverse community is a strong one.

We are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)

As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) we are registered with the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) and are required to adhere to the VRQA Guidelines for VET Providers and the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) Essential Conditions and Standards for Continuing Registration.

Our RTO number is 3977.

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