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EDGE Program


EDGE is an alternative pathways program for students that have disengaged from mainstream schooling. We help students actively re-engage in meaningful and accredited/recognised learning and earning pathways.

EDGE will:

  • Empower young people to take control of their learning pathways 
  • Encourage young people to discover their passion and set appropriate goals
  • Help discover career options and develop employability skills
  • Affirm young people in their strengths, abilities and develop their confidence
  • Help develop interpersonal skills
  • Foster leadership skills and teamwork
  • Prepare young people for employment opportunities 
  • Create opportunities to engage in activities and connect with the wider community
  • Help young people become active and informed citizens.


Baptist Care SA has a suite of programs aimed at supporting young people to re-engage in learning in a safe and supportive environment, these programs range from accredited to non-accredited.

SACE and Vocational Training (Accredited) 

Students within the EDGE program will have access to:

  • Personal Learning Plan (PLP) – 10 credits
  • Essential English (two semesters) – 20 credits
  • Essential Maths – 10 credits
  • Research Project (two semesters) – 10 credits
  • Study Group & SACE catch-up.

Along with these programs Baptist Care SA contracts RTO’s to deliver the following:

  • Learners Permit
  • First Aid
  • White Card
  • Barista training
  • Safe food handling
  • Workzone traffic management.
Engagement Programs (Non-Accredited) 

All of our engagement programs are built around the success of The Duke of Edinburgh International Award (DOE).

  • Art Attack: encourages young people to discover their inner self by working with the community on group projects using recycled materials
  • G.A.M.E – Gaming, Anime, Mentoring and Engagement focuses on building self-confidence, social skills and creativity by using pop culture references within the
    realm of gaming and Anime
  • Work Smart: aims to support young people in gaining the skills required to be work-ready
  • Active Youth: uses physical wellbeing to promote creativity, problem-solving and social skills
  • Soul Good: engages young people in the areas of general health and wellbeing
  • Where’s Your [email protected]?: aims to support young people to develop emotional regulation, increase self-esteem and improve their social skills
    Encore: promotes positive engagement in a group setting and among peers through music
  • STARS (Strengthening Ties Around Resilience and Support): aims to support parents to use mindfulness and resilience in their day-to-day lives.



We practice across a variety of Adelaide regions and use an assertive outreach model to connect with young people in a space where they feel safe and build on positive connections for independence.

  • Salisbury: Unit 1, 107 Salisbury Highway
  • NESPN Community Learning Centre: Building 2, 100 Smart Road
  • Seacliff: Suite 1, 18-20 Scholefield Road
  • Glenunga: 70 Conyngham Street
  • Wayville: 130 Rose Terrace
  • Mylor: 32 Wingrove Road


More Information  

EDGE is delivered as a 1-day Non-Accredited or 2-to-3-day Accredited Program.

For more information, call (08) 8209 5000 or email [email protected]

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